BullsKidz Auditions

The Bulls are looking for Chicago’s most talented and enthusiastic boys and girls to dance at the United Center for the 2016-17 season!

Sunday, August 21st

Lou Conte Dance Studio | 1147 W. Jackson Blvd. | Chicago, IL 60607
Doors will open promptly at 11:30 a.m.
Auditions will be held from 12 noon – 3 p.m., immediately followed by a parents' meeting.
Candidates will have an opportunity to demonstrate their dance/tumbling/movement skills.
Candidates will be taught a dance routine and will perform for the judges.
Cuts will be made throughout.

Requirements:

  • Boys and girls between the ages of 7-12 years
  • Must have a parent or legal guardian present at the audition to sign a waiver (click here to download)
  • Must reside in the Chicagoland area and have a reliable means of transportation to practices, games and appearances
  • There are no minimum or maximum height or weight requirements

Candidates must be able to attend:

Practices:
  • Held at Studio 22 High Tek (291 Golf Mill Center, Niles, IL 60714)
  • Weekend rehearsals held on various Saturdays & Sundays 2-4:30 p.m. throughout the NBA season. (Exact dates will be announced at the parent meeting and rehearsals times are tentative).
Game Days:
  • The Chicago BullsKidz will perform during time-outs or quarter-breaks at 10-15 weekend home games.
  • BullsKidz will be required to arrive at the United Center 3 hours prior to game time for on court rehearsals.

Things to know:

  • The program is designed to build self-confidence, self-esteem and teamwork
  • The Chicago BullsKidz will perform Hip Hop and Jazz routines with an emphasis on acrobatics, tumbling and break-dancing. Dance team experience is a plus.
  • Each dancer will receive a Hip Hop costume and a Jazz costume.
  • Dancers will be required to wear minimal make-up.
  • For each performance date, dancers will have a locker room and meal.
  • The dancers will also receive three (3) tickets total for themselves and parents/guardians to attend regular season games on performance dates. (This varies on high-profile games)
  • Auditions are closed to the public. There will be limited space provided for families to wait. Candidates can only have two people accompany them to Lou Conte Studio.

Want to be prepared for the BullsKidz auditions?
Attend the Chicago Bulls Youth & Teen Dance Workshops!
Click here for more information

For more information, please email:
Jackie Graney, Bullskidz Coach | jgraney@studio22hightek.com
Shanté Roberts, Dance Team Coordinator | sroberts@Bulls.com