Auditions Set for 2009-10 Thunder Girls

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 4 , 2009 – The Oklahoma City Thunder will host auditions for the Thunder Girls on Saturday, July 18 at Firelake Grand Casino in Shawnee. Women 18 and up can audition to be part of Oklahoma City’s own NBA dance team for the 2009-10 season. Registration forms are now available at thunder.nba.com, along with details on the audition process and schedule of pre-audition workshops.

The audition process will begin at 10 a.m. Participants will learn a series of dance combinations and finalists will be chosen at the end of the day. These auditions are closed to the public.

Interested applicants are invited to attend any of the dance workshops scheduled through June and July in Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas. At each workshop Sabrina Ellison, Thunder Girls Manager and Choreographer, will teach a group warm-up and dance combination.

The Thunder Girls perform at all 41 home games, make over 100 appearances throughout the region and are ambassadors at community, sponsor, promotional events. Last year’s team of 20 was chosen from a pool of nearly 200 talented applicants.

Visit thunder.nba.com for more information. The 2009-10 Thunder Girls are presented by Firelake Grand Casino.