New Orleans Pelicans to host Junior Dance Team auditions on Saturday, August 19
NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Pelicans will hold auditions for the 2017-18 Pelikids, the organization’s junior hip-hop dance team, on Saturday, Aug. 19 at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center (5800 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA 70003). Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and auditions begin promptly at 10:00 a.m.
The Pelicans are looking for boys and girls between the ages of 7-12 who are energetic, have previous dance experience and want to be a part of the exciting hip-hop team that performs at select home games.
Prior to auditions, the Pelicans will be hosting prep classes for the boys and girls ages 7-12 who are interested in auditioning. Prep classes will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 6:00-7:30 p.m., and Saturday, August 12, 9:00-10:30 a.m. Prep classes will be held at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center. Registration forms and more information about the prep classes can be found online at Pelicans.com.
Application forms, release forms and additional details on the audition process and audition tips are available at Pelicans.com.
The Junior Dance Team performs choreographed hip-hop dance routines at select Pelicans home games and various community appearances throughout the season. Applicants should bring personality, energy, showmanship and confidence to the auditions.
Parents must complete an application form, submit a recent headshot or photo of their child and bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate. Release forms must be signed by a parent/guardian at registration. While there are no specific guidelines for attire, applicants should be dressed in comfortable athletic gear. Only one parent/guardian per child will be permitted to stay for the audition.
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