Miami Heat Dancers hold open call auditions

2015-16 auditions held at American Airlines Arena

By MJ Acosta - Reporter

MIAMI, Fla. - The Miami Heat Dancers held an open call audition for the 2015-16 squad at the American Airlines Arena on Sunday morning.

Sunday was the first day of the week-long process in choosing the squad.

Each year, hundreds of candidates come out for a chance to be part of one of the most elite professional dance teams in the NBA.

Candidates must be at least 18 years old by the audition date. They need to bring a head shot, dance resume and a government-issued identification for registration, which starts at 10 a.m. The first round of auditions begins promptly at 11 a.m. 

The finalists chosen Sunday will move on to four days of Heat Dancer boot camp. The final auditions will be held Friday, Aug. 7 at the American Airlines Arena, where the new squad will be announced.

To see pictures and videos of the current Miami Heat Dancers, visit the squad's website

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