Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Soulmate tryouts set for Nov. 6

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Soul will have an open call tryout for the 2012 Soulmate Dance Team to be held on Sunday, November 6 at the Wyndham Hotel, 1111 Rte 73 North, Mount Laurel, NJ (http://www.wyndham.com/hotels/PHLMT/main.wnt) starting at 9 a.m.

The open call audition registration will take place at 9 a.m. with the audition beginning promptly at 10 a.m.  Participants must be a high school graduate, at least 18 years of age by November 6, 2011 with a valid photo ID.  Dancers are required to wear two-piece dance wear including a midriff top, lycra shorts, appropriate footwear and bring a full body picture and headshot.

Dancers will be taught a routine and do not need to prepare their own.  Experienced dancers, as well as beginners, are encouraged to audition.  Applicants will be judged on dance ability, appearance, personality and attitude.  The open call audition will be closed to the public.

Dancers that make the first cut will be required to attend a boot camp the following week.  Following the boot camp, there will be a round of semi-finals and one-on-one interviews.  The Finals will be held Wednesday, November 16 at Chickie’s and Pete’s in South Philadelphia.  A total of 20 dancers will make the squad for the 2012 season.

Fee for the tryout is $25, however, participants that pre-register at www.philadelphiasoul.com will received a $5 discount.  Online pre-registration accepts credit cards and PayPal or dancers can pay cash at the door on the day of the event.

Those seeking additional information about the auditions or pre-register should e-mail the Soul at soulmates@philadelphiasoul.com or visit the official team website at www.philadelphiasoul.com.

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