PRELIMINARY AUDITION
SATURDAY, JULY 21

PREP CLASS INFORMATION

The Thunder Girls' dance team manager and choreographer, Paige Carter, will offer prep classes to help you prepare for auditions. Prep classes are designed to show you a glimpse of Thunder Girls choreography; the styles vary and we always work at a quick pace. Have all of your questions answered at the end of class during our question-and-answer session.

Come dance with us!


Prep Classes:
Cost: $15 Cash Only

LOCATION:
INTEGRIS Blue Development Center
14701 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Edmond, OK 73013

DATES:
Tuesday, May 22 | 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 31 | 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 6 | 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 26 | 7:30-9:30 p.m.


Workout and Prep Class:
Cost: $20 Cash Only

LOCATION:
FitCamp 180
14701 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Edmond, OK 73013

DATE:
Saturday, July 14 | 9-11:30 a.m.


What time should I arrive at prep classes?
Registration will begin 20 minutes prior to class.

Thunder Girls prep class registration
Registration and payment will be accepted on the day of prep class by a Thunder representative. Each prep class is $15, payable by CASH ONLY.

Two-hour classes include:

  • Warmup and stretching
  • Across-the-floor technique
  • Choreography combinations
  • Hair and makeup tips
  • Health and fitness tips
  • Audition attire tips
  • Interview tips
  • Question-and-answer session

What should I wear to prep classes?

  • Two-piece attire (half top with dance shorts)
  • Non-marking shoes (jazz shoes, dance sneakers, athletic shoes)
  • Hair must be worn down; full hair and makeup
  • Tattoos must be completely covered with makeup or clothing
  • Stud earrings only; no other jewelry is allowed except for engagement/wedding rings

If I have any additional questions, who should I contact?
Contact the Thunder Girls dance team manager, Paige Carter, at thundergirls@okcthunder.com.

PRELIMINARY AUDITION

DATE:
Saturday, July 21
Audition check-in begins at 12:00 p.m. (Pre-registration form below)
The audition will begin at 12:30 p.m.

LOCATION:
Chesapeake Energy Corporation Campus Fitness Center
Garage parking available, follow signage
6100 N. Western Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73118

The July 21 audition is NOT open to the public for viewing.

$30 Pre-registration fee (Credit card at time of registration.)

What do we look for in a Thunder Girl?

  • Technical, talented dancer and performer
  • Ability to pick up dance choreography quickly
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • A professional and well-spoken ambassador for the Thunder organiation
  • Consistent, positive attitude
  • Energetic and hard-working
  • Physically fit and uphold personal appearance
  • Must be at least 18 years old by July 21, 2018. No exceptions.

What should I bring to the audition?

  • $30 registration fee
  • Water and snacks
  • Hair supplies, makeup supplies and a towel

What should I wear to auditions?

  • Two-piece attire (half top with briefs, dance shorts or dance skirt)
  • Skin-colored nylons or tights
  • Non-marking shoes (jazz shoes, dance sneakers, athletic shoes)
  • Hair must be worn down; full hair and makeup
  • Tattoos must be completely covered with makeup or clothing
  • Stud earrings only; no other jewelry is allowed except for engagement/wedding rings

What is the Thunder Girls full audition process?

  • Saturday, July 21: Preliminary auditions. You will learn a pom combination, a hip-hop combination, a jazz dance combination and you will demonstrate across the floor techniques that will each be performed in front of a panel of judges. At the end of this audition, a group of finalists will be selected to continue to the finals. There may or may not be cuts before the Finalists are selected.
  • Finalist mandatory dates: Finalists selected on July 21 must be available from July 22-28. No exceptions. Throughout Finals Week you will: learn choreography, attend a team workout, get fitted for cocktail attire, go through a business interview, attend dress rehearsal and a live final audition.

What should I do to prepare for auditions?

  • Thunder Girls prep classes are not mandatory, but they are highly recommended as an excellent way to touch up on your dance skills and learn what it takes to be a Thunder Girl!

FINAL AUDITION

Thursday, July 26
Program begins at 7 p.m.
Riverwind Casino - Showplace Theater
1544 West State Highway 9
Norman, OK 73072

Open to the public - free admission

What is the commitment requirement for a Thunder Girl?

  • Mandatory HR new hire paperwork and training (July 27)
  • Mandatory team uniform fitting (July 28)
  • Mandatory team training camp (Date TBD)
  • Attend workout and rehearsals Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings for three hours each; additional rehearsals may be scheduled when needed
  • Attend and perform at a majority of Thunder home games
  • Attend and perform at a Oklahoma City Blue game (at least one)
  • Photo/video shoots; media needs
  • Uphold fitness requirements and personal appearance
  • Attend at least 20 public appearances
  • Participate in hosting two Junior Dance Clinics
  • Media interviews

REGISTRATION FORM

BOOK THE THUNDER GIRLS

Thank you for your interest in booking the Thunder Girls for an appearance! Please fill out the information in the form located here with as much detail as you can provide to assist us in fulfilling your request.

Please submit your request at least three weeks in advance of your event.