New Orleans’ popular all-male dance team, the 610 Stompers, wants to know if you have to moves to join their 2019 squad. The group will hold its first round of auditions at Harrah’s Casino on Aug. 10 and Aug. 11.
All applicants will learn a new dance routine and “must be able to answer a few questions by the Simon Cowell-esque judges,” according to a Facebook post about the event.
Auditions are open to all males age 21 and older.
The public is invited to watch the auditions each day starting at noon. Spectators must also be age 21 or older.
May The Force Be With You! Auditions THIS Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11 at the Theatre in Harrah's New Orleans! Tickets available to cheer on these extraordinary gentlemen at the door!
The first round of auditions will comprise of only 50 dancers each day. Available spots are on a first-come, first-served basis. Early arrival is strongly encouraged. Participants must register and audition on the same day.
A spokesperson for the 610 Stompers says hopefuls will start lining up around 6 a.m. Registration for auditions start at 9:30 a.m.
“The earlier the arrival, the better the chance that they will get to try out,” the spokesperson said.
Participants selected from the first round will get a slot at the final auditions on Saturday, Aug. 17 at Harrah’s Casino.
Tickets are $10. A limited amount of table reservations are available, and the package includes 10 tickets for $100.
Family and friends of auditioning hopefuls will also need tickets to watch auditions. VIP booths seating 6 to 10 people will also be available to watch the show for $100.
Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the door.
The 610 Stompers dance group was founded in 2009. The group performs in dozens of events hosted by non-profits throughout the year.
For more information about the 610 Stompers and auditions, visit their website.