BabyDollLadies "Signature Dance Ensemble", 2018:
Thank you for registering with the New Orleans Society of Dance (NOSD) Signature Ensemble, 2018 season. NOSD is recruiting dedicated, adult ladies as well as Juniors (starting age 18), who are interested in performing choreographic/ professional stage acts year round with the New Orleans Baby Doll Ladies. Dance Company Members also participate in our annual Baby Doll Ladies Mardi-Gras Day Walking Parade!
Prospects must reside locally, and talented in or interested in learning dance styles including, yet not limited to, hip hop, jazz, tap & freestlye/improvisation. The right candidate is also able to present themselves in a professional manner. Because The New Orleans Baby Doll Ladies (BDL) is a cultural staple and role models in our communities, we will select ladies who are committed to a healthy, productve lifestyle.
The BDL Dance-Talent screening is a two step process beginning with the preliminary dance tryout. Those advancing will then take part in an interview (same day). Call backs will conclude on the following weekend with a rehearsal alongside current dance company members. Incoming Membership Budgets are a $650 investment in your dancer gear, parade essentials and expendables, and is due in full prior to the start of the New year/Mardi Gras season (Deposit plus two installments).
BDL membership is a privilege earned and as a member you can look forward to:
1. "Weekly" Company dance classes & a complete orientation on The BabyDollLadies cultural legacy
2. Participating in the BabyDollLadies annual induction luncheon
3. Performing in The BDL Cabaret
4. Performing in the BabyDollLadies Mardi-Gras Walking Parade
5. Appearing in the annual BDL character photoshoot
6. Enjoying the spotlight of performing in BDL dance videos
7. Supporting the community thru BDL School/Youth Programs
8. Being a role model for young artists in your community
9. Entertaining local & national television audiences
10. Entertaining clandestine & bespoke event audiences
11. Engaging your passion, make new friends & HAVE FUN!
SCREENING DATE: By appointment. You will be notified by a representative to confirm your registration info and to schedule your screening and disclose the screening location with you.
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