The Thunder has taken the Oklahoma City metro by storm and the Thunder Girls are an integral part of the NBA experience. Here is information on the Oklahoma City Thunder Girls dance squad, with details on auditions, current team members, calendar purchasing and more. Also get a full profile of the Thunder team including the schedule, coaches, ticket purchasing information and more.
Thunder Girl Auditions:
The Oklahoma City Thunder organization hosts Dance Team auditions each summer, with the 2016 initial round Saturday, July 30th at the INTEGRIS Blue Development Center in Edmond. Auditions begin at 10 a.m. and are open to participants only. Any woman 18 or older is able to audition, and team officials say they are looking for "energetic, show-stopping personalities."
Finalists are then determined, and final auditions are held Thursday, August 4th at Riverwind Casino in Norman. Beginning at 7 p.m., these are open to the public.
If you're interested, don't miss Thunder Girls dance workshops throughout the summer, beginning on Memorial Day. For more information, visit Thunder.NBA.com or contact Thunder Girls Manager and Choreographer Sabrina Ellison at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (405) 208-4708.
2016-2017 Thunder Girls:
Here is this year's squad:
- Lauren (Bartlesville)
- Courtney (Coppell, Texas)
- Kim (Houston, Texas)
- McKenzie (Mustang)
- Chelsie (Oklahoma City)
- Jessica (Madison, Wisconsin)
- Jaimie (Yukon)
- Jennie (Owasso)
- Kimberly (Del City)
- Anna (Oklahoma City)
- Kayle (Oklahoma City)
- Kalyssa (Chickasha)
- Alicia (Moore)
- Pilar (San Antonio, Texas)
- Kourtney (Fresno, California)
- Rachel (Oklahoma City)
- Addie (Stillwater)
- Alyssa (Oklahoma City)
- Stephanie (Oklahoma City)
- Alyvia (Overland Park, Kansas)
Thunder Girls Calendar:
It's one of the more popular gifts for Thunder fans. The Thunder Girls Calendar goes on sale each year around November and can be purchased at the Thundershop at Chesapeake Energy Arena or through the team's online store.
The 2017 version, available Nov. 12, features all 20 Thunder Girls and is priced at $15.
Thunder Girls Events & Appearances:
You can see the Thunder Girls at plenty of places other than just NBA Thunder games. See the girls' Calendar of Events online. Dancers are available for nearly every type of event and can be requested for any combination of the following, with a minimum of 2 dancers for a minimum 2 hours:
- Meet, greet, and take photographs with event guests
- Dance routine performances (minimum of 5 dancers required)
- Conduct an autograph session
- Teach a dance clinic
- Hand out event giveaways or gifts
- Assist with product demonstration or modeling
- Any other appropriate activities requested, as approved by the Thunder Girls Manager/Choreographer.
For pricing and/or booking information, call manager Sabrina Ellison at (405) 208-4708 or email at email@example.com.