Virtual Auditions Guidelines

All dates and events are subject to change in the sole discretion of the Miami Dolphins.

Requirements

  • 18 years old by May 31, 2020
  • High school graduate by June 2020
  • Able to attend all cheerleader rehearsals for the entire season
  • If selected, must live in or relocate to South Florida and have means of transportation

Rehearsals are typically Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings with an occasional Saturday afternoon rehearsal.

General Information

  • Preliminary and semifinal auditions will now be virtual auditions. All candidates must fill out the online questionnaire found here as well as submit an online video and headshot to Cheerleaders@Dolphins.com
  • We ask that you submit the questionnaire, headshot and video on the same day
  • Deadline for submissions is May 2, 2020

Guidelines for Preliminary Auditions

Round 1

Must submit online audition questionnaire, headshot and audition video by May 2nd.

We ask that you submit all three pieces on the same day to eliminate any confusion.

Videos and headshots should be labeled with your last name, underscore, first name, underscore, and either video or headshot. Ex. Smith_Jane_video

Video can be the following: YouTube Link, Vimeo Link, or iPhone video

Video must include:

  • 30 second Introduction: Name, where you are from, why you are trying out
  • 45 second improv/freestyle to song of your choice
  • 2 eight counts of straight kicks to the front

Criteria:

  • Creativity in freestyle
  • Fitness
  • Stage presence
  • Performance quality

If you are ready to virtually audition, please click here for the questionnaire.

Round 2

Everyone that auditions will receive an email by May 6th on whether or not they have made it to the 2nd round.

If selected, candidates will have next audition steps in their email. They will be required to learn 8 eight counts of choreography in a fairly quick turnaround and resubmit their new video. Keep an eye on your email so you don't miss these instructions!

Second round learned choreography video must be submitted by Saturday, May 9th at 5:00pm, EST.

Video must include:

  • 30 second Introduction: Name, where you are from, why you are trying out
  • audition choreography and music full out
  • 2 eight counts of straight kicks to the front

Video can be the following: YouTube Link, Vimeo Link, or iPhone video

Criteria:

  • Ability to learn choreography quickly
  • Kicks
  • Fitness
  • Stage presence
  • Performance quality

Upon submission, any videos, photos or other materials shall become the property of the Miami Dolphins.

ATTIRE GUIDELINES

We want you to feel the most relaxed and yourself. Feel free to wear a comfortable dance outfit with optional dance shoes. You may go barefoot if you would prefer, for your freestyle. We do prefer dance shoes or sneakers for the kickline portion.

FINAL AUDITIONS GENERAL INFORMATION

If you make it to Finals round, you will be contacted by MDC cheer staff.

Finals round is currently still being planned to be held in person, but will be reevaluated in the upcoming weeks.

FINAL AUDITIONS BOOT CAMP WEEK

  • In town interviews in person or video call interviews dates TBD
  • Out of town in person or video call interviews dates TBD
  • Boot Camp Week dates TBD
  • Finals auditions show dress rehearsal date TBD

FINAL AUDITIONS

  • Date: TBD 
  • Location: TBD