2022-2023 Auditions

 Auditions

 Saturday, May 14th & Sunday, May 15th 

FIU Ocean Bank Convocation Center

Registration-9:30am

Prep Classes

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.

Monday, April 25th- 6:00-8:00pm

Wednesday, May 4th- 6:00-8:00pm

FIU Ocean Bank Convocation Center

$20 per class 

 

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

The FIU Dazzlers serve as ambassadors to the Univeristy and our local community. As the FIU Dazzlers will be returning to compete at NDA Nationals we are looking for dancers with a competetive background.  All Dazzlers are expected to perform with the highest  level of dance technique and show growth potential.

Skills to expect include:

Triple Pirouette

Turns in second- a la seconde turn sequence

Switch leaps and jump combinations

Flexibility and leg extensions

Acrobatic Technique 

Throughout the audition the most important quality is confidence!

REGISTRATION

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

-Solo Routine

  • 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 

ATTIRE

Women

  • Dress to impress

  • Crop top and shorts with nude tights  

  • Jazz shoes, sneakers, tuners 

  • Performance earrings only- no other body jewelry

  • Cover all visible tattoos

  • Performance hair and makeup

  • Masks are recommended for those unvaccinated

Men

  • Sleeved t shirt and gym shorts or pant

  • Dance shoes and sneakers

  • No piercings or visible tattoos

  • Well groomed and clean shaven

  • Masks are recommended for those unvaccinated 

Spirit Team Requirements

ELIGIBILITY

  • 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 2022. Students accepted for Spring 2023 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, NDA Camp, and the start of summer practices.

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

Please consider your availability for all listed dates prior to auditioning, you must be available and present for all dates.​

  •  Team Meeting- Wednesday, May 18th 5:00pm

  • Physical Clearence Packet- June 10th 

  • Summer Instensive Week- June 20th-24th 

  • Season Practices - beginning July 11th- Mondays & Wednesdays

  • Team Practices- Mondays & Wednesdays 8:30am-11:30am

  • Additional practice times are based on events 

  • NDA College Camp- Myrtle Beach August 12th-14th 

TEAM EVENTS

  • Community Appearances

  • FIU Football Games

  • FIU Men & Women's Basketball Games

  • C-USA Conference Tournament- Frisco, Texas

  • NDA College Nationals- Daytona Beach, FL

TEAM BENEFITS

In turn for your dedication to the Spirit Program we currently provide:

  • Book Scholarship- including class materials

  • Athletic Priority Registration

  • Team Travel

  • 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:

-triple pirouette

-quad pirouette

-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

 

Flexibility:

-extensions- right and left

 Additional skills:

-any  technique or tumbling skill you'd like to showcase

 

Solos:

-45 second jazz solo choreography

-45 second hip hop solo

-FIU Fight Song as shown on FIU Spirit website

 

Fee:

- Audition fee $30

 

Paperwork:

One of the following;

Acceptance letter, class schedule, or copy of FIU ID card -submit by Saturday May 14, 2022 by 8:00pm

 

We look forward to seeing you DAZZLE!

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