AUBURN HILLS (WWJ) – The Detroit Pistons dance team Automotion will host a pre-audition dance clinic for dancers interested in auditioning for the 2011-12 dance team on Monday, July 18th at 6:00 pm at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Automotion members will serve as ambassadors to the Pistons and will represent the organization both on and off the court. The clinic will serve as a precursor to the Automotion auditions which begin August 1.

Female candidates must be 19 or older by October 1, 2011 and are required to show proof of ID along with their registration. Candidates should also bring an entertainment/business resume and recent photo. A $25.00 audition fee is required to register.

The Pistons will once again host a live performance component as part of the audition process. Candidates at the pre-audition clinic will have a chance to learn the choreography and are encouraged to wear dance tops, shorts and tights – dress to impress. Full makeup and styled hair preferred.

The formal audition process beings on August 1, where candidates will face a four-day elimination. All finalists are required to participate in rehearsals and perform in order to be considered for the team.

  • Day One: First elimination and Finalists chosen
  • Day Two: Finalists Interviews and Rehearsal for Audition Finals
  • Day Three: Finalists Appearance, Interviews and Rehearsals
  • Day Four: Automotion Audition Finals/Final Team Announced at the end of the show!

Friends and family are welcome to attend tryouts and are encouraged to be a part of the audience.

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