News | 8/17/2010 11:17:39 AM | Bandits.com
Think you have what it takes to join a professional sports dance team and perform for fans at HSBC Arena? The Buffalo Bandettes Dance Team is now looking for applicants to fill out their 2011 roster. The Bandettes are the hottest dance team in the National Lacrosse League as they dance for the perennial championship contenders, the Buffalo Bandits.
Auditions will take place over two days; Saturday October 2 & Sunday October 3 from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m., at Gold's Gym located at 1402 French Road in Depew.
On Oct. 2, you will learn the dance routine from the Bandette choreographers, and on Oct. 3, you will perform the routine as well as interview with the judges. The 2011 team will be announced that Sunday evening.
When attending on Saturday, please remember the $20.00 Non-Refundable Application Fee as well as a current photo (photo will not be returned). Candidates must be at least 18 years old and have at least a high school diploma or its equivalent.
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Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What is the procedure for auditions?
A: Saturday - you will learn the dance routine. This is the only time the routine will be taught.
A: Sunday - Candidates will perform in groups of two. You will introduce yourself, perform the required routine and go through a personal interview by the Judges.
A: The Judges will retire to make final selection and the 2011 Dance Team will be announced.
Q: What does it take to be a Buffalo Bandette?
A: You will be judged on the following criteria: Dance Technique, Enthusiasm, Poise, Showmanship, Personal Appearance, Figure and High Kicks!!
Q: What type of time commitment is required for a Buffalo Bandette?
A: TOTAL COMMITMENT IS REQUIRED. Practices are Tuesday and Thursday evenings, there will be opportunities for personal appearances, full participation in the Junior Bandette Dance Camp and of course, the Bandits games!!
Q: How should I wear my hair/makeup for the audition?
A: Your hair and makeup should be current, up to date and flattering to your face. No ponytails please.
Q: What should I wear for the audition
A: Top: Dance/Athletic Bra Top Bottom: Hot Pants ( No Tank Tops or Bike Shorts)
A: Skin colored Dance Tights
A: Any type of Dance shoes or sneakers