AUDITIONS

2019 PATRIOTS CHEERLEADERS AUDITIONS

Audition to become a cheerleader for the 6X Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots.

  • Make public appearances throughout New England in support of our communities' charitable organizations and local businesses
  • Perform for 65,000 fans during nationally televised games
  • Participate in photo shoots and experience travel opportunities

PATRIOTS CHEERLEADERS DANCE TEAM

The Patriots Cheerleaders dance team is required to attend a minimum of 2 rehearsals per week. They perform on the sidelines at Patriots home games, participate in public appearances and participate in photo shoots. Each candidate must be at least 18 years of age and be a high school graduate or have a GED by the date of preliminary auditions to participate. There is no age limit or height requirement.

To expedite the process, it is highly suggested that you complete an online application or you may apply day of auditions. When applied online, you’ll receive an automated response confirming receipt. For full details, see preliminary audition requirements below.

PROMOTIONAL CHEERLEADERS

As part of our responsibility to the community and our team partners, public and game day appearances are an important squad role and we have assembled an elite squad for promotional appearances and event participation. Promotional Cheerleaders are non-performing squad members specifically chosen for their specialization in, and availability for, public and game-day appearances. Like the dance team, they participate in photo shoots as well. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and must be a high school graduate or have a GED by the date of final auditions to participate. There is no age limit or height requirement. Promotional Cheerleaders will be asked to attend some rehearsals with advanced notice. They are not required participate in the dance round of auditions.

Application Requirements:

  • 3 photos
    - Color or black and white, Size 5 x 7 or larger
    - 1 full length, one headshot
    - 1 photo should not have photo retouching
    - Photos can reflect any outfit (casual, business, formal, swimwear, fitness)
  • Resume
  • $20.00 processing fee (check or MO) made payable to New England Patriots

Mail to:
Patriots Cheerleaders
Attention: Tracy Sormanti
Gillette Stadium
One Patriot Place
Foxboro, MA 02035

  • All of the above must be RECEIVED (not postmarked) at Gillette Stadium by February 15, 2019.
  • Online application must be completed in order for your packet to be considered

INTERVIEWS: Promotional cheerleader candidates will be notified via email as to whether or not they have been selected for an interview after all packets have been reviewed. Promotional cheerleader candidates do not attend preliminary auditions unless they wish to also be considered for the dance team. (See below).

INTEREST IN BOTH DANCE TEAM AND PROMOTIONAL CHEERLEADER TEAM

If you're interested in the dance team but would also be interested in consideration for the promotional cheerleader team, you should attend preliminary auditions and not send in a promotional cheerleader packet. Candidates not advancing as a dance finalist will have their audition packets re-reviewed and some call backs will be made.

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PRELIMINARY AUDITIONS REQUIREMENTS

Date: Patriots Cheerleaders Preliminary Auditions have been rescheduled to this Sunday, March 3 due to the forecasted snow.

Time: 9:30 a.m. registration.

Location: Cross Insurance Pavilion & Business Center, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA. Directions: https://bit.ly/2HmNFoK

Preliminary Auditions will be held on one day only. There will not be a make-up date scheduled and we do not accept videotapes in lieu of auditioning. Preliminary auditions are not open for public viewing.

Details:

  • Wear neat work-out attire and sneakers or dance shoes
  • Hair and make-up: “glamour” vs. “sporty”
  • Plenty to drink, lunch and snacks
  • $20.00 registration fee; cash, check or MO made payable to the New England Patriots
  • Resume
  • 1 5x7 photo for identification purposes
  • Online application should be submitted online in advance or you may apply day-of at registration

Agenda:

  • Freestyle round - we will provide the music day of event
  • 1 or 2 dance combinations will be taught
  • 40-50 dancers will advance to semi-final auditions
  • Interview schedules will be arranged

OPTIONAL AUDITION WORKSHOP

Our Optional Audition Workshop is a program designed to better prepare candidates for the audition process. There are two programs available – one opportunity for Dance Team candidates and one for Promotional Cheerleaders.

Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019

Time: 9:00 a.m. (registration) - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Cross Insurance Pavilion & Business Center, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA. Directions: https://bit.ly/2HmNFoK

DANCE TEAM OPPORTUNITY:
9:00 AM registration – 3:00 PM

  • Registration
  • Learn dance choreography – 1st two hours - similar to the style that will be taught at preliminary auditions
  • Fitness session conducted by Andy Berler, creator of BMAX and personal trainer for the Patriots Cheerleaders
  • Nutritional guidance session hosted by Dr. Debra Foschi, Patriots Cheerleaders’ nutritionist
  • Detailed overview of the audition process and Q&A
  • 2018 Patriots Cheerleaders poster and calendar give-away

Cost of Workshop for Dance Team candidates: $125.00 (one hundred twenty five dollars) per participant

PROMOTIONAL CHEERLEADER OPPORTUNITY (excludes dance session):
11:15 AM registration – 3:00 PM

  • Registration
  • Fitness session conducted by Andy Berler, creator of BMAX and personal trainer for the Patriots Cheerleaders
  • Nutritional guidance session hosted by Dr. Debra Foschi, Patriots Cheerleaders’ nutritionist
  • Detailed overview of the audition process and Q&A
  • 2018 Patriots Cheerleaders poster and calendar give-away

Cost of Workshop for Promotional Cheerleader candidates: $60.00 (sixty dollars) per participant

BOTH OPTIONS:

Age: Must be at least 18 years of age to participate

What to Wear: Neat work-out attire with warm-ups and sneakers or dance shoes

What to Bring: Snacks, water bottle and notebook/pen and hair-tie for fitness segment

Workshop is not open for public viewing.

Deadline to register is January 25 by 4:00 PM EST.

The Patriots Cheerleaders held their 2018 final auditions at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Photos by Dwight Darian.

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