NEW ORLEANS (November 18, 2010) – The New Orleans VooDoo will be having VooDoo Doll Audition Finals, an open-to-the-public event which is the last phase in the VooDoo Doll audition process. The event will take place Saturday, November 20th and will be held at Mardi Gras World on the east bank next to the Morial Convention Center in their new River City Ballroom.
The 27 VooDoo Doll Finalists will perform live in front of spectators and judges for their final audition with the doors to the event opening at 2 p.m. and the show beginning at 3 p.m.
“This gives us a chance to see how to Finalists perform in front of a live crowd, as well as provide a fun, action-packed show for our fans that are very anxious for the VooDoo’s return to the Graveyard,” says Rachel Vicknair, Director of Corporate Partnerships and the VooDoo Dolls.
The event will also consist of various entertainment acts, celebrity guests and judges, and prize giveaways. The event is free and open to all ages, and Mardi Gras World is offering a buy one, get one free admission that day to anyone who wants to tour the museum prior to the event.
At the conclusion of the event, the 16 to 20 young women chosen to represent the New Orleans VooDoo as VooDoo Dolls will be announced live and will be available for pictures and autographs.
To see photos, names and hometowns of the 27 finalists, visit the VooDoo Doll Facebook Page or Click Here! Information regarding the final audition is below.
VooDoo Doll Audition Finals – Open to the public
When: Saturday, November 20th, 2010
Doors Open: 2:00 p.m., Show starts at 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Mardi Gras World – River City Ballroom
1380 Port of New Orleans Place
New Orleans, LA 70130 USA
Directions: From the interstate, take the Tchoupitoulas exit, proceed straight until you take a right on Tchoupitoulas and you will see the Mardi Gras World entrance to your left. Drive into the entrance and park in the Mardi Gras World lot to your right, where you will see a VooDoo representative. Enter through the main entrance of Mardi Gras World and you will be directed to the River City Ballroom.
The VooDoo Doll Audition process has been presented by Mardi Gras World, with sound and lighting provided by Royal Productions. The interview phase of the audition process was hosted by the Bar Uncommon in the Renaissance Hotel Pere Marquette Hotel on Common St. Audition prep classes were sponsored by the Galleria Fitness Center. The flowers given to the Dolls are provided by Flora Savage on Royal St. VooDoo Doll sponsors include Romaguera Photography, Keith Noonan Hair Salon, and City Beach Tanning.
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