Austin, TX – (August 9, 2019) Dynamic entertainers with a passion for engaging large crowds and serving in the community are invited to audition for the ATX Hype Squad on Sunday, August 25 starting at 10 a.m. at Fitness Connection/Market at Lake Creek. Prospective members can register at AustinSpurs.com.
- Experience in dancing, cheerleading, acrobatics/gymnastics and/or pep squad
- Comfortable engaging large crowds
- Outstanding communication skills
- Reliable, punctual, and courteous
- Ability to work the majority of Austin Spurs home games/team events and community events
- Willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
- At least 18 years of age
How can I stand out?
Along with an upbeat demeanor, judges will be looking for dynamic, well-rounded performers with both character and charisma. Simply put, people who’d shine as ambassadors of our team. Showcase your fit with this, and don’t worry—they’ll take notice.
Is there a fee?
There is no fee to try out for the ATX Hype Squad.
What do I wear?
Applicants are asked to wear comfortable, athletic clothing and shoes.
What is the structure of the audition?
- Applicants will be grouped with 4 other applicants and evaluated during three sessions: on-court activations, interviews and a showcase of talent/skills.
- The activation session will consist of various team scenarios such as promotional timeouts, fan interactions and crowd prompts.
- Applicants will participate in a group interview.
- Lastly, applicants will have the opportunity to showcase any special talents/skills that make them a unique fit for this team, such as cheer, dancing, tumbling, stunting, free style, tricking, flipping, breaking, etc. Each applicant will have a maximum of 2 minutes during this session.
What are the judges looking for?
Teamwork, creativity, energy, Spurs fandom, personality, and community involvement are just some of the elements the judges are evaluating.
Will a routine be taught?
These auditions will not consist of a choreographed routine. Applicants are invited to perform a previously prepared routine or set of skills.
How will I know if I made the team?
All applicants will be notified by phone and/or email in a week. The judges’ decisions are final.
What are my time commitments if I make the team?
Team members will be responsible for working the majority of the Austin Spurs home games and community events as ambassadors of the Austin Spurs (includes nights, weekends and holidays).
If you think you have what it takes then register here!
Please be sure to complete the audition waiver.
For more information contact us directly at 512-236-8333 or reach out to Tanyn Walters at firstname.lastname@example.org.