Destiny's Child Auditioning Male Dancers
Destiny's Child will hold auditions to find "25 of the hottest male dancers in the country" in preparation for touring and promotion for its upcoming Columbia album. The trio says it is looking "for aDestiny's Child will hold auditions to find "25 of the hottest male dancers in the country" in preparation for touring and promotion for its upcoming Columbia album. The trio says it is looking "for an international variety of dancers -- all races, all types."
Auditions will be overseen by choreographer Frank Gatson, who has shared five MTV Video Music Awards for best choreography. "It is my -- and Destiny's Child's -- belief that great dancers are everywhere," Gatson says on the group's official Web site. "We are looking for gifted dancers for the new Destiny's Child album. God has given them the gift to dance and given me the gift to see their ability to dance. Dancers have a destiny too. If they are really talented, we will find them."
Destiny's Child will be in attendance for the New York audition Sunday (Aug. 8) at the City Center. Other auditions will be held Aug. 12 in Atlanta, Aug. 14 in Los Angeles, Aug. 15 in Chicago and Aug. 16 in Houston.
As previously reported, the group will end its two-year hiatus with a performance on Pepsi's "Play for a Billion" TV game show in September. The chart-topping R&B trio will perform material from its forthcoming album at a Los Angeles taping, with one song set to air Sept. 12 on the ABC show. Destiny's Child's as-yet-untitled set is due in November.