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Rosebuds Auditions

 

2022-2023 Portland Winterhawks Rosebuds Auditions

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All dates and events are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Portland Winterhawks.
Portions of auditions are expected to be filmed and photographed for the Portland Winterhawks, Portland’s CW Television and social media.

The Winterhawks are looking for Portland’s most talented and engaging dancers to represent the organization and this great city!


AUDITION TIMELINE

LEARN PRELIMINARY ROUTINES
Tuesday, August 23
LA Fitness Lloyd Center
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

OPTIONAL PRACTICES
Vega Dance+Lab
Wednesday, August 24 – 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Thursday, August 25 – 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Friday, August 26 – 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, August 27 – 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

PRELIMINARY JUDGING AND FINALS
Sunday, August 28
Location and Time TBD

FINALIST INTERVIEWS
Monday, August 29 / Tuesday, August 30
Portland Winterhawks Offices


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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR AUDITIONS

AUDITION REGISTRATION DEADLINE – Tuesday, August 23

  • Applications must be received by 5:00 PM PST on Tuesday, August 23, 2022.
  • All candidates must register online to be considered. Registration includes:
    • Completed online application and waiver
    • Uploaded current headshot
    • Uploaded current full-body shot
    • Uploaded resume
    • $35 Registration Fee
  • All former Rosebud Dancers who would like to audition, please email rosebuds@winterhawks.com to register.

LEARN PRELIMINARY ROUTINES – Tuesday, August 23

  • LA Fitness Lloyd Center, 1270 NE Weidler St, Portland, OR

  • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

  • Candidates will learn two Preliminary Round routines including:
    • Choreography and music for a 40-second jazz/technique routine
    • Choreography and music for a 40-second hip hop routine

OPTIONAL PRACTICES – Week of August 24-27

  • Vega Dance+Lab (1322 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR)  is providing optional time slots at their studio for candidates to practice and prepare for Preliminaries.
  • Practice Dates and Times:

  • Wednesday, August 24 – 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM

  • Thursday, August 25 – 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM

  • Friday, August 26 – 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

  • Saturday, August 27 – 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

PRELIMINARY ROUND AND FINALS – Sunday, August 28

  • Location and Time TBD
  • Candidates will be given time to warm-up and must come prepared to audition both routines in small groups in front of a panel of judges.
  • Approximately 30-40 Finalists will be selected at the end of the Preliminary Round to continue to the Finals.
  • Candidates who make it to Finals will learn a 40-second hip hop pro routine and perform it in small groups in front of a panel of judges.
  • Auditions are closed and spectators will not be allowed. Score sheets and judges’ comments will not be made available.

FINALIST INTERVIEWS – Monday, August 29 – Tuesday, August 30

  • Finalists will also be required to come in for interviews.
  • The Portland Winterhawks Offices – Time TBD

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT – TBD

  • The 2022-23 Portland Winterhawks Rosebuds Dance Team will be announced on winterhawks.com/rosebuds

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR AUDITIONS


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REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 18 years of age by October 1, 2022.
  • If selected as a Rosebud, you must attend all practices, games, training camps and mandatory Portland Winterhawks events. Rosebuds duties include community service events, appearances, and photo shoots.
  • Must be able to attend practices every Wednesday evening for the entire season (beginning August 31, 2022; times TBD). Additional practices may be added throughout the season.
  • For the month of September, mandatory practices will be held twice a week on Wednesday evenings and weekends.
  • Game attendance is mandatory.
  • Must have reliable transportation to practices, games, appearances, etc.
  • Must meet and maintain dancing skill requirements, personal appearance, and fitness level throughout the season.
  • Must abide by the other Terms and Conditions included with application materials.

WHAT TO WEAR

  • A two-piece dance outfit (flesh-colored tights are permitted).
  • You may wear any kind of dance shoe, sneakers or perform barefoot. Please make sure shoes have non-marking soles.
  • Hair should be styled down and game ready.
  • Game-night makeup.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Snacks, water, makeup and hair products for touch ups. Please note that there is no extended lunch break. There will be breaks but not long enough to leave the site for food.

FORMER MEMBERS

  • Former Rosebud Dancers who would like to audition, please email rosebuds@winterhawks.com to register.
  • Members of the 2021-22 dance team who want to audition for the 2022-23 team will skip the Preliminary Round, going straight to Finals.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR AUDITIONS

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