Million Dollar Band Crimsonettes

2020 Crimsonette Remote Auditions

Thank you for your patience as we update the 2020 Crimsonette auditions. Due to the required closing of The University of Alabama campus, the 2020 Crimsonette Auditions will be held remotely.

  • Audition Registration
    • In order to register, you must have been accepted to The University of Alabama and received your CWID and crimson.ua.edu address. We will only use your @crimson.ua.edu email for all further communications
    • There is no need to reregister if you have previously done so
    • Pay the $35.00 audition fee (The fee is used to cover the cost of judges for the auditions).
    • Deadline to register is Thursday, April 9, 2020
  • Audition Components
    • There will be three components to this year’s audition: 1) A DANCE ROUTINE; 2) A GROUP ROUTINE and 3) YOUR INDIVIDUAL ROUTINE. Instructions for how and when each component is to be submitted is included below:
        • #1 DANCE ROUTINE
        • On Friday, April 10 a video link containing a “dance routine” will be emailed to each applicant’s UA crimson email address. Each applicant will have two weeks to learn the routine and video their performance. A link will be on the Crimsonette Audition page for applicants to upload their video. The video can only be uploaded one time and must be uploaded by 7:00 p.m on Friday, April 24th.
        • Attire for Dance Routine
          • Black Nike Classic Swoosh Sports Bra
          • Black Nike 2-3” Volleyball Shorts
          • Dance Shoes
        • SUBMIT DANCE ROUTINE VIDEO HERE
          • Use your crimson.ua.edu email
          • Enter your name as the description
      • #2 GROUP ROUTINE
        • On Saturday morning April 25 at 8:00 a.m. a video link containing a “group routine” will be emailed to each applicant’s UA crimson email address. The video will only be viewable from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Applicants will have two hours to learn the routine and video their performance. A link will be on the Crimsonette Audition page for applicants to upload their video. The video can only be uploaded once and must be upload by 11:00 a.m. that same day.
        • Attire of Group Routine
          • Black Nike Classic Swoosh Sports Bra
          • Black Nike 2-3” Volleyball Shorts
          • Dance Shoes
        • SUBMIT GROUP ROUTINE VIDEO HERE
          • Use your crimson.ua.edu email
          • Enter your name as the description
      • #3 INDIVIDUAL ROUTINE
        • On Saturday, April 25 at noon, a set of interview questions will be emailed to each applicant’s UA crimson email address. Each applicant should include their answers to the questions either at the beginning or end of their “individual routine” unedited video. A link to upload applicant’s individual routine (including interview answers) will be on the Crimsonette Audition page. The video can only be uploaded once and must be uploaded by 2:00 p.m that same day.
        • Individual Routine Specifics
          • No longer than two minutes in length
          • Incorporate twirling and dance-twirling skills
          • Use one or more batons
        • Attire for Individual Routine
          • One-piece or two-piece costume
          • Tights are optional
          • Dance shoes
        • SUBMIT INDIVIDUAL ROUTINE VIDEO HERE
          • Use your crimson.ua.edu email
          • Enter your name as the description
          • Make sure to include your answers to the interview questions in the same video as your routine
  • Video Submission Guidelines
    • State your name at the beginning of all videos
    • Be sure the perspective of your video is such that the judges can see everything you are doing
    • Sound files will be provided to assist with your production of any audition videos
    • Give yourself plenty of room – outside is likely your best and safest option
    • We are not looking for professional quality videos. A video taken on a standard smartphone is fine
    • Maximum video file size is 15 gb

ALL TIMES LISTED ARE CENTRAL TIMES

If you have questions, email them to crimsonettes@ia.ua.edu 

GENERAL MDB MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

  • To become a member of The University of Alabama Million Dollar Band, students must have been accepted to The University of Alabama and received a CWID along with a Crimson/UA email address. Additionally, students must meet the following requirements:
  • ALL potential Million Dollar Band Crimsonette members MUST audition on Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, 2020.
  • Must register for MUA 153/253/353/453 after notification of membership status (after April 2020). Please be aware that these registration requirements will be verified prior to the first day of class.
  • Must be working toward a degree as demonstrated by either:
    1. registering for at least twelve hours for the Fall semester at The University of Alabama
    2. registering for at least twelve hours for the Fall semester at Shelton State University while registered for MUA 153/253/353/453 as a part-time student at The University of Alabama
  • Potential returning members must be in good financial standing with University Bands and The University of Alabama, including taking care of all uniform fees, equipment fees, class fees or other charges incurred with prior membership
  • Must be selected for membership by audition
  • Must complete and have on record with University Bands Office, the 2020 MDB Medical Form (available July 1, 2020). Please bring this completed form with you to Fall Camp Check-In. DO NOT MAIL IN YOUR MEDICAL FORMS!!!
  • All new and returning Million Dollar Band members must audition on Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, 2020. All RETURNING Crimsonette members must be in good academic standing with The University of Alabama before you can audition as a 2020 MDB Returning Member. It should be noted that submitting an application to audition for the 2020-2021 Million Dollar Band Crimsonette does not guarantee membership into 2020-2021 Million Dollar Band.