Thunder Seeks Entertainers for Game Nights

Auditions for Storm Chasers squad to take place July 24

Oklahoma City, Thursday, July 18, 2013 – The Oklahoma City Thunder announced today that it is seeking energetic and talented fans to be a part of the game-night show at Chesapeake Energy Arena as members of the Storm Chasers.

Storm Chasers auditions are scheduled for Wednesday, July 24 at 6 p.m. at the Thunder Events Center, 14701 N. Lincoln Blvd. in Edmond.

The Storm Chasers, the team’s interactive squad, keep fans excited and engaged at Thunder home games during pregame, timeouts, promotions and other game breaks. The team showcases individuals with a variety of talents, from acrobatic dunking to dancing. Ideal candidates are energetic and charismatic and have unique talents and skills to help fans maintain a high level of excitement at the arena.

“The Storm Chasers have grown into an integral part of our fans’ game-night experience,” said John Leach, director of Events and Entertainment for the Thunder. “We want to make sure our fans have a great time at our home games, and the Storm Chasers make outstanding ambassadors to help maintain a high-energy and exciting environment.”

The team had previously announced that open auditions for the Thunder Girls will take place on Saturday, Aug. 3 at the Thunder Events Center, starting at 8:30 a.m. For those wishing to join the Thunder Drummers and the Rain Drops, auditions will take place in September; details will be posted to the team’s website in the weeks to come.

Fans interested in trying out for the Storm Chasers can find more information – including a preregistration form – at THUNDER.NBA.COM.