Laker Girls audition a chance of a lifetime for dancers

Veteran dancer Troi (purple and gold) came to the Los Angeles Laker Girls audition on Sunday, July 8, hoping that her experience in trying out for other NBA teams would serve her well during the open dance call. Photo by Astrud Reed for News4usonline

EL SEGUNDO, CA-The fun for several hundred women began in the wee hours Sunday, July 8, 2018. Sweat and precision would be on the agenda. Any one slip-up could cost you a chance of a lifetime. As it was, the open audition of the Los Angeles Laker Girls tryout was facilitated in intensity and choreography It would be a daylong process filled with trying to nail down the dance routines being asked of them to perform.

Sweat and precision was the name of the game during the 2018-2019 Los Angeles Laker Girls open audition on Sunday, July 8, 2018. Photo by Astrud Reed for News4usonline
Dancers fine-tuning their dance routines during the 2018-2019 Los Angeles Laker Girls open audition on Sunday, July 8, 2018. Photo by Astrud Reed for News4usonline

Hands up, feet down during this dance routine at the 2018-2019 Los Angeles Laker Girls open audition Sunday, July 8, 2018. Photo by Astrud Reed for News4usonline
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