Thursday, May 21, 2009

Auditions for Atlanta Hawks A-Town Dancers Set for Sunday, June 7

Fabulous Finalists Mixer slated for June 11; Final Auditions set for June 13

The Atlanta Hawks A-Town Dancers are looking for talented, enthusiastic individuals with a love of performing to become part of the 2009-10 squad. Preliminary auditions are slated for Sunday, June 7 on the Philips Arena Practice Court. Registration begins at 11 a.m.

The Atlanta Hawks A-Town Dancers are a group of energetic, personable and talented dancers who perform at Hawks home games and hundreds of community events each year. Those planning on trying out should be at least 19 years of age and bring a recent photograph (photos will not be returned), a copy of a valid driver’s license, a light lunch and drink, completed application and waiver form, and dance résumé. Attire should be a two-piece leotard, skin-toned/matte tights, socks, and sneakers or dance shoes. Cost is $25 per person to audition.

More information regarding the auditions, along with registration forms, can be found online at or by calling (404) 878-3800. Final auditions are set for Saturday, June 13.

A pre-audition prep clinic is being offered on Thursday, May 28 (6 – 9 p.m.) in the Turner Athletic Club Aerobics Room at CNN Center. The clinic will consist of dance instruction and a Q&A session with members of last year’s squad and team management. Cost is $25 per person and application materials are available at

Additionally, the team will host a special “meet and greet” with the finalists on Thursday, June 11. All of Atlanta will be invited to The Fabulous Finalists Mixer (location TBA), where fans can meet and mingle with the dancers, who will be available for photos and autographs. More details about final auditions and The Fabulous Finalists Mixer will be released in the near future.

Preliminary auditions are closed for viewing to the general public. Media wishing to attend should contact the Hawks Media Relations Department at (404) 878-3800.

Atlanta Hawks 2009-10 season tickets are on sale now at just $55 down per month and can be purchased by visiting the Hawks website or by calling 1-866-715-1500. The Hawks, a member of the National Basketball Association since 1949, play in the Southeast Division, along with the Charlotte Bobcats, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic and Washington Wizards.
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