|Raiderettes Holding Auditions and Prep Classes for 2013 Season||| Print ||
|Thursday, 21 February 2013 14:52|
PHOTO BY GREG BENSON
The Oakland Raiders are searching for enthusiastic and talented candidates for their renowned public relations and entertainment team – The Raiderettes. Auditions and an audition prep class to become a member of Football’s Fabulous Females are set for April.
The prep class to prepare candidates for the upcoming Raiderette auditions will be offered in Oakland at Bishop O’Dowd High School on Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to noon with check-in beginning at 8 a.m.
The cost for the class is $40 if pre-registered by March 21, or $50 for walk-in registration (cash only).
Fitness boot camp classes are also being offered at Core Dynamics Fitness in San Leandro on March 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 and April 2. The advance fee to register is $20 per class and the deadline is March 6. Walk-ins are welcome ($30/class, cash only), but space is limited.
Preliminary auditions will be held on Sunday, April 7, at the Hilton - Oakland Airport. Check-in will begin at 8 a.m., with interviews immediately following.
There is no dance audition during preliminaries. Recommended attire includes daytime dresses, skirts or shorts, with appropriate hairstyle and makeup. Finalists will be announced at the end of the event. Auditions and rehearsals are closed to the public.
Eligible candidates must be at least 18 years old by the date of the preliminary audition, available to attend all home games, rehearsals on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7 to 9:30 p.m., rehearsals Saturday mornings from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m., special public relations, charity and performance events, and a full-day Saturday mini-camp (date and time TBA).
Eligible candidates must be able to provide authorized documents to work within the United States. Candidates may not cheer for both the Raiders and another professional or college team.
Pre-registration is strongly advised for participation in the audition process. The advance fee to register is $25 and the deadline is April 1. Walk-ins are welcome on April 7 and the fee is $40 (cash only).
For more information and to download the full Raiderette application packet, visit http://www.raiders.com/raiderettes/auditions.html.