Million Dollar Band Crimsonettes

The University of Alabama 2023
Crimsonette Auditions
Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29, 2023

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Crimsonette Audition Information

  • Applications will open on January 2, 2023
  • Pay the $40.00 Application Fee (No refunds will be given)
  • To register, you must have been accepted to The University of Alabama and received your CWID and email address. Once you register, we will only use your email for all further communications.
  • Once you complete the application and pay your Application Fee, you will be sent an Order Confirmation email from that contains a link to the information form that will send a recommendation form to your band director.
    • A completed recommendation form from your Band Director is required before we will review your audition – this will be sent upon your completion of the MDB Audition Registration
    • Registration does not guarantee membership
  • Audition Components
    • There will be five components to this year’s audition.  Please be sure to view both videos below!
      • #1 INTERVIEW
        • On Friday, April 28, arrive by 3:30 PM to register and receive your audition number.  At 4:00 PM interviews will begin and will be done in groups of 3-5.
        • After you complete your online registration, you will be sent a link to a dance technique video.  You are responsible for leaning the segments and performing them for the judges on Friday night.
      • #3 DANCE ROUTINE
        • On Friday, April 14 a video link containing a “dance routine” will be emailed to each applicant’s UA crimson email address. Each applicant will have 2 weeks to learn the routine.  The dance routine will be performed for the judges on Friday night.
      • #4 YEA ALABAMA!
        • On Friday night, the candidates will perform Yea Alabama! A video will be sent two weeks prior to tryouts along with the dance routine.
      • Attire for Dance Technique and Routine
        • Black Nike Classic Swoosh Sports Bra
        • Black Nike 2-3” Volleyball Shorts
        • Dance Shoes
      • #5 GROUP ROUTINE
        • On Saturday, April 29 at 8:00 AM, instruction for the group routine will begin.  At 10:00 AM, the group routine will be performed for judging.
        • Attire for Group Routine
          • Black Nike Classic Swoosh Sports Bra
          • Black Nike 2-3” Volleyball Shorts
          • Dance Shoes
        • Immediately following the GROUP ROUTINE portion of tryouts, we will begin individual routines.
        • You are welcome to come to practice your Individual Routine inside Coleman Coliseum on Friday, April 28 starting at 11:00 AM.
        • Individual Routine Requirements
          • 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
          • Following individual routines, there will be a lunch break and call backs will be announced.  Those called back will perform their individual routine for the judges.  The 2023 Crimsonettes will be announced following call backs and tabulation of scores.




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General Membership Requirements

To become a member of The University of Alabama Million Dollar Band, students must have been accepted to The University of Alabama. Once you have been accepted, the University will assign you with a Campus Wide Identification number (CWID) along with a Crimson/UA email address. Additionally, students must meet the following requirements:

  • All new and returning students must audition for membership into the Million Dollar Band during The University of Alabama Spring semester.
  • Must register for the marching band class (MUA 153/253/353/453) BUT ONLY AFTER you have received notification that you passed the audition and have received membership into the Million Dollar Band (after May 8, 2023)Please be aware that these registration requirements will be verified prior to the first day of Fall Camp.
  • Must be working toward a degree as demonstrated by either:
    1. registering for at least 12 hours for the Fall semester at The University of Alabama
    2. registering for at least 12 hours for the Fall semester at Shelton State Community College 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 in prior membership
  • Must be selected for membership by audition
  • Must complete and have on record with University Bands Office, the 2023 MDB Medical Form (emailed to MDB roster after July 1, 2023). Please bring this completed form with you to Fall Camp Check-In. DO NOT MAIL IN YOUR MEDICAL FORMS!!!