OKC Thunder is recruiting and your kids may be eligible!
OKLAHOMA – Are your kids energetic? Do they love to dance? If so, they may have a chance to work with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Oklahoma City Thunder announced today that it is seeking energetic and talented young dancers to be part of the game-night show at Chesapeake Energy Arena as members of the Rain Drops.
The team will hold auditions for the Rain Drops on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Cox Convention Center.
As part of the Thunder Junior Dance program, the Rain Drops have proven to be fan favorites at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The dance squad features young fans ages 7 to 12, who perform a variety of dance routines at Thunder home games.
Kids interested in trying out for the squad must demonstrate a high energy level and excellent dance skills. The Rain Drops practice weekly and perform once a month during the season.
Rain Drops auditions will take place Saturday, Sept. 27, in Exhibit Hall A of the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City. Registration is $10 and will begin at 9 a.m.; participants are encouraged to bring a completed application form, available on the Thunder website.
By participating in the Rain Drops program, squad members receive professional dance instruction, as well as takeaways such as a T-shirt, shoes and Rain Drops uniform. Family members also receive Thunder tickets to watch their child perform at regular-season games. For performers who make the squad, dues for participation will be $75 for the 2014-15 season.