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Audition Prep Classes are a great way for you to train for Auditions. Meet the Coaching Staff, grab some Dazzler insider tips, and ask any questions you may have about what it takes to be an FIU Dazzler! Prep classes are open to dancers 16 and over- its never to early to get a glimpse of dance at the College level.
WHAT WE LOOK FOR
The FIU Dazzlers serve as ambassadors to the Univeristy and our local community. All Dazzlers are expected to perform with the highest level of dance technique and show growth potential.
Skills to expect include:
Turns in second- a la seconde turn sequence
Switch leaps and jump combinations
Flexibility and leg extensions
Throughout the audition the most important quality is confidence!
Please bring the following items:
1) Completed and signed FIU ATHLETICS FACILITIES RELEASE WAIVER
2) Full body photo in audition attire
3) Photo copy of FIU student ID card
4) Copy of Fall schedule
-Incoming Freshmen- Letter of Acceptance
5) Audition Fee- $30 cash
Day 1- Preliminary Round
Please be sure to arrive knowing the choreography for the FIU FIGHT SONG
Day 2- Final Round
prepare 30-45 second solo routine
style of your choice
showcase your best skills
be sure music is edited/cued
email instructions for music will be shared once Finalists are announced
Dress to impress
Crop top and shorts with nude tights
Jazz shoes, sneakers, tuners
Performance earrings only- no other body jewelry
Performance hair and makeup
Sleeved t shirt and gym shorts or pant
Dance shoes and sneakers
Well groomed and clean shaven
Spirit Team Requirements
Must be a full-time undergraduate student (min 12 credits) or graduate student (min 9 credits) at FIU for the Fall & Spring semester.
Students must be enrolled in classes for Fall 2023. Students accepted for Spring 2024 are not eligible to audition. We recomend continuing your training, and we hope to see you for the following year.
Maintain at least a 2.0 GPA
If you are an incoming freshman or transfer student, you MUST provide a letter of acceptance into the university.
You must be available for Team Physicals, Summer Intensives, and the start of summer practices.
Please consider your availability for all listed dates prior to auditioning, you must be available and present for all dates.
Team Meeting- Monday, May 8th- 5:00pm
Physical Clearence Packet-
Summer Instensive Week-
Season Practices - beginning July 10th- Mondays & Wednesdays
Team Practices- Mondays & Wednesdays 8:30am-11:30am
Additional practice times are based on events
FIU Football Games
FIU Men & Women's Basketball Games
C-USA Conference Tournament- Frisco, Texas
In turn for your dedication to the Spirit Program we currently provide:
Book Scholarship- including class materials
Athletic Priority Registration
Access To Athletic Trainers & Medical staff
Adidas Team Apparel
If you are unable to attend Auditions, please contact FIUDazzlers@fiu.edu
Your audition video should include:
-turns in second
- turn combo to show off your skills
Leaps and Jumps:
-switch leaps- right and left
-leap in second
-any other leaps or jumps that showcase your ability
-extensions- right and left
-any technique or tumbling skill you'd like to showcase
-45 second jazz solo choreography
-45 second hip hop solo
-FIU Fight Song as shown on FIU Spirit website
- Audition fee $30
One of the following;
Acceptance letter, class schedule, or copy of FIU ID card -submit by Friday, April 21st by 5:00pm
We look forward to seeing you DAZZLE!