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Casting Call – America’s Best Dance Crew

December 8th, 2010 · No Comments

RANDY JACKSON PRESENTS: AMERICA’S BEST DANCE CREW is back on MTV for it’s most challenging season yet! We are looking for the most talented, creative and diverse crews to dominate the ABDC stage. This could be the year your crew becomes a household name like the Jabbawockeez, Super Crew, Quest Crew, We Are Heroes and last year’s winner Poreotix! It’s an all new season with all new moves…What’s Your Move?

For more info go to: MTV.com or ABDCcasting.com

Email us at abdc@mtv.com or call 1-877-919-2739

Applicants maybe All Ages

Crews must consist of five (5) to seven (7) members, made up of any combination of males and females. *If your crew has 8 or more members contact us to be considered.

HOW TO APPLY

STEP ONE:

Download application, complete and sign.

STEP TWO:

Attend one of our open calls or send in a video submission

OPEN CALL REQUIREMENTS:

ATTEND ONE OF OUR OPEN CALLS

Chicago, IL Friday January 21st, 2011 Location TBD

New York, NY Saturday January 29th 2011 Call Backs following day Please plan accordingly Location TBD

Houston, TX Sunday January 23rd, 2011 Location TBD

Los Angeles, CA Saturday February 5th 2011 Call Backs the following day Please plan accordingly Location TBD

Line Starts at 8am — Doors Open at 9am

Call now to schedule a priority audition: 1-877-919-CREW (2739)

Please bring the following to auditions:

1.Completed application and release forms – One application per dancer

2.One choreographed routine. Your routine should be no longer than one minute thirty seconds (1:30)

3.Be sure to show your creativity, style, and originality

4.CD of music — please bring a copy of music to leave with producers

5.Come dressed in attire or costume that showcases your routine

6.Please plan to be at auditions all day. We suggest bringing snacks and water

Not required but bring if you have:

1. Resume

2. Headshot/ Photo(s)

3. DVD of performances

VIDEO SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

You only need to make a video if you cannot attend one of our open calls.

1.Completed and signed applications and releases for each crew member

2.Five minute DVD labeled clearly with Crew Name and phone number

3.Still photo of crew

Tape Deadline: Friday, February 4th 2011 by 12:00am (midnight) Pacific Standard Time. Any DVD’s received after deadline will not be considered. Send your completed packet to:

America’s Best Dance Crew Daft Productions Lantana Center 3000 Olympic Blvd Suite 1260 Santa Monica, CA 900404

Applications must be clearly written and accompany the DVD. Please be sure to write your crew name and contact info on DVD. Each member must complete and sign his/her own application and send it in with the DVD.

Length: No longer than 5 minutes — which includes a one (1) minute choreographed routine showcasing your crew’s best moves and creativity.

Format: DVD Only (in NTSC format)

Content:

Introduce all crew members starting with Name and Hometown.

SHOW US YOUR HIP HOP/STREET DANCE ROUTINE.

Be Creative, show your style, attitude and showmanship. Don’t fake the funk!

From there it’s up to you. We want to know all about your crew. Take us through your day. Show us your rehearsals. Tell us why your crew should be on the show? Why are you the crew to beat? When did you fall in love with Hip Hop?

All application materials will become the property of Producer and will not be returned. Applicants will be contacted only if Producer is considering the applicant as a potential participant on the program. Any expenses that an applicant may incur during the application process are the applicant’s sole responsibility.

By submitting your application and video, you understand and agree that Producer shall have the right to use your name, likeness and voice as contained in the video footage in the show worldwide, in perpetuity, in all media, now known or hereafter developed.

Crews considered for participation on the show will be flown to Los Angeles for a final audition and selection.

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