Auditions for Suns Dancers set for Aug. 1 at Talking Stick

The Phoenix Suns will host auditions for the 2015-16 Suns Dancers beginning Saturday, Aug. 1 at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale.

Those possessing the skill and enthusiasm to become a member of the 2015-16 Suns Dancers are encouraged to attend prep classes held throughout the summer at US Airways Center, beginning on Monday, June 29.

Classes will be held:

Monday, June 29

Tuesday, July 7 (7:30 – 10:30 p.m., registration begins at 7 p.m.)

Thursday, July 16

Wednesday, July 22

Wednesday, July 29

Each prep class will take candidates through a mock audition and will cover everything they need to know prior to 2015-16 Suns Dancers auditions in August.

The class will consist of a group warm-up, a 30-minute workout, a sideline and choreographed routine taught by a current Suns Dancer or guest choreographer, a freestyle practice, and discussions covering fitness, nutrition, appearance, headshots and resume writing.

Candidates can register for prep classes at Each prep class is $25 per participant, with cash payment to be collected upon arrival.

Candidates are required to bring their own dance attire and shoes with non-marking soles. Dancers must be 17 years or older to participate in a prep class (those who are 17 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian).

All prep classes are from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. (excluding the class on July 7) with registration beginning a half-hour prior to the start of the class. Participants should arrive on time as doors will close promptly at the start of each class.

Anyone looking for additional information regarding prep classes or the audition process should contact Kip Helt at

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