CALL FOR DANCERS
ADELAIDE STRIKERS’ AWARD WINNING NEW YEAR’S EVE EXTRAVAGANZA
Now an iconic event on Adelaide’s social and sporting calendar, register your interest to be a part of the Adelaide Strikers’ New Year’s Eve extravaganza at Adelaide Oval 2018.
We are seeking expressions of interest from dancers over 12 years of age to register to be part of the finale concert as one of our essential support cast in this exciting and unique performance experience in the middle of Adelaide Oval. Dancers wishing to join the support cast can participate in a volunteer capacity and will have the opportunity to:
work alongside an experienced group of professional dancers and leading vocalists;
participate in one of Adelaide’s most exciting community and sporting events at the iconic Adelaide Oval;
be part of an amazing team by working with experienced producers, event managers and choreographers;
gain performance experience at a high profile event;
perform in front of more than 40,000 people
Frequently Asked Questions
What can you tell us about the show?
The NYE finale concert is a community celebration that follows the Adelaide Strikers NYE match. At this point in time the concert theme is top secret! But, we can tell you it will be super fun with plenty of songs you will know and love to dance to.
When will rehearsals be?
Most likely rehearsal dates will be:
Sunday 2 Dec
Sunday 9 Dec
Saturday 22 Dec
Friday 28 Dec (approx 2-8pm)
Sunday 30 Dec (approx 5-10pm)
The first 3 rehearsal dates for support cast are split into smaller groups so exact times will be advised closer to December. Each rehearsal will go for approximately 3 to 4 hours. The first full show rehearsal where we bring the entire cast together (support cast, professional dancers and vocalists) will take place on December 28 from 2-8pm (venue tbc) and the final dress and technical rehearsal will be held on the Adelaide Oval from 5pm-10pm on December 30.
Are rehearsals compulsory?
Once the rehearsal schedule is finalised, if you decide to commit to the show, then rehearsals are compulsory.
Can I participate if I am under 12?
All participants should have turned 12 before Dec 1st 2018.
I am over 18, can I join in?
If you are over 18 and a dancer we would welcome you as part of the support cast. In the past the support cast has included dancers aged between 14 and 30 years of age.
Is it for girls and guys?
We would love to include fabulous guys as well as great gals. The professional cast includes male and female dancers.
Do I have to be a dancer?
The support cast is a choreographed role. The answer is yes. All participants must have some dance training and preferably be currently attending dance lessons. The dance style is jazz / commercial jazz.
Will there be an audition?
An audition may be held for some roles. In some cases a referee such as your dance teacher may be all that is required.
What costume do we wear?
Costuming will vary depending on the role, but in most cases we do ask cast to supply their own due to the scale of the cast. We do NOT expect anyone to purchase anything! The style of costuming can usually be found in your own wardrobe or a friend’s, and where needed ding will assist with costume pieces. Further details about costuming will be supplied to the cast.
ARE THE STUDENTS (U18) SUPERVISED?
There is a large professional cast of dancers performing on NYE. Nearly every one of these fabulous dancers are dance teachers with Police Checks and love to assist in any way they can. There will also be a team of adults / parents who will be dedicated to assisting the support cast who are 12-17 years old. All adult helpers will have current Police Checks.
How long is the show?
The finale concert on NYE goes for about 14 minutes.
What time is the show on NYE?
Cast are expected to arrive at the Adelaide Oval on NYE by 7.30/8pm (tbc). The finale concert is performed immediately after the last ball is bowled. This will likely be around 9.30pm. The performance should be finished by 9.50pm.
How Do I Register?
Registrations are now closed, however if you would still like to participate as one of the support cast please email firstname.lastname@example.org as a new position may become available.
Click on the video's below to view our shows from previous years.