2018 SB Live Dancer Information

Dec 08, 2017

The MN Super Bowl Host Committee is inviting local dancers to audition to be one of 96 dancers to perform at Super Bowl Live, the outdoor downtown Minneapolis festival for Super Bowl fans. The choreography will be designed to engage fans and build a party atmosphere, and will incorporate not only a stage, but also a snow-covered iconic bridge and fan plaza. This is a great opportunity to get involved with the Super Bowl this year and showcase our many amazing local artists!

DETAILS:

            • Dances will be choreographed as 12 and 24-person dances

            • Each dance will last three - five minutes

            • Dances will occur every 30 - 40 minutes

            • Dancers will perform three numbers per four-hour shift

Dancer Requirements:

            • Technically trained, male and female dancers with great personalities

            • Ages 16 to 35

            • Jazz, Hip-hop, Freestyle, and Breakdancers

DANCER TIME COMMITMENT:

Dancers must attend a minimum of two of these rehearsal days:

            • Mon, Jan 22, 12:00 – 9:00 pm

            • Tue, Jan 23, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

            • Wed, Jan 24, 12:00 – 9:00 pm

            • Thu, Jan 25, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Dancers must perform a minimum of (4) four-hour shifts during these times:

            • Fri, Jan 26, 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

            • Sat, Jan 27, 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

            • Sun, Jan 28, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

            • Mon, Jan 29, 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

            • Tue, Jan 30, 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

            • Wed, Jan 31, 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

            • Thu, Feb 1, 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

            • Fri, Feb 2, 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

            • Sat, Feb 3,  8:00 am – 10:00 pm

            • Sun, Feb 4, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm           

Selected dancers will receive:

  • Meals
  • Costuming (to keep)
  • Donation of $100.00 per dancer to cover transportation, payable to organization.
  • Exposure to notable Choreographer and Creative Director, Mark Swanhart whose credits include: 

            • Celine Dion's Las Vegas Show

            • Cirque du Soleil

            • America's Got Talent

            • X-Factor

            • Dancing with the Stars

  • Once in a lifetime opportunity to dance center stage at Super Bowl Live

AUDITION DATES (Attend one day only):

            • Dec 15, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

            • Dec 16,10:00 am – 6:00 pm

            • Dec 17,11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Groups of 10 or more will be scheduled for one hour.

To schedule your one-hour audition time, please email Dan Harrington at dharrington@mnsuperbowl.com and copy Debbie Estes at destes@mnsuperbowl.com.

Day of Audition:

  • Groups should check in 30 minutes prior to their schedule time to register and warm up.
  • At check-in you'll receive a liability waiver along with an audition number for you to pin onto the front of your shirt.
  • The choreographer will teach the entire dance first to multiple groups and then will call individual groups up to repeat the dance.
  • Your audition will be recorded, allowing them to review and make final decisions offsite.
  • Dancers will be notified if they were selected by January 1 and instructed on rehearsal location. 
  • Please bring a government issued ID, and your resume.  

AUDITION LOCATION:

YWCA Minneapolis – downtown Minneapolis

1130 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Lower Level Studio

 

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