Toros to Host 2008-09 Capital City Dance Team Auditions

AUSTIN, July 22, 2008 The Austin Toros will partner with 24 Hour Fitness to conduct auditions for the 2008-09 Capital City Dance Team on Saturday, September 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and continue on Sunday, September 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 24 Hour Fitness at Parmer Lane located on 12400 N IH-35 in Austin.

The Capital City Dance Team will participate in cheer and dance routines during the Toros 24 home games at the Austin Convention Center and attend rehearsals twice weekly. The team will also appear at various community service and promotional events scheduled throughout the season.

Potential candidates must be high school graduates, at least 18 years of age, and possess cheer and dance skills with the ability to communicate effectively. In addition to evaluation of physical and personal appearance, candidates will be judged on their ability to master choreographed dance routines while maintaining a positive attitude, showmanship, personality and energy level.

Candidates will be required to wear a half top of any style or color, shorts of any style, color or length, and jazz shoes, dancer sneakers, or athletic brand shoes. Come to impress with makeup, hair worn down, no excessive jewelry, and all visible tattoos covered. Following the first round of tryouts on Saturday, finalists will be selected to continue on to the second round on Sunday, which will include an interview component. The final team will be announced at the conclusion of the second day.

To pre-register, submit the audition application found on austintoros.com, a 4x6 inch or larger sized photograph and a $25 non-refundable fee to: Austin Toros, Capital City Dance Team Auditions, 7800 Shoal Creek Blvd., Ste. 115-W, Austin, TX 78757 by September 3. Candidates who wish to register on the first day of the auditions will be charged a $35 non-refundable fee.

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