PITTSBURGH, PA — Auditions for the 2013 Pittsburgh Power SPARKS Dance Team will be at Club One Fitness in Shadyside (6325 Penn Avenue). Following three preliminary audition sessions on January 16, 19 and 20, the finalists will gather on Friday, January 25 at Jergels Rhythm Grille in Warrendale, PA as the 2013 squad will be determined in a 5:00-7:00 p.m. competition that is open to the general public.
The SPARKS perform at each of the 9 Pittsburgh Power home games at CONSOL Energy Center, as well as make appearances at community and sponsor events around the Pittsburgh area. The SPARKS are paid per game and for select appearances, and also receive complimentary gym memberships, tanning, team gear, and other perks. Entering their 3rd season, The SPARKS Dance Team continues to be the perfect balance of technique, beauty, and entertainment! Last season's SPARKS squad was recognized as the top dance team in the AFL in 2012.
The Power will not charge a registration fee for any of the prospective dancers at the tryouts. All participants must be at least 18 years of age (with valid identification). A full list of audition requirements, including suggested attire, can be found at pittsburghpowerfootball.com.
The Pittsburgh Power open their 18-game Arena Football League schedule at home on Saturday, March 23 against the Utah Blaze at CONSOL Energy Center. Kickoff is at 7:00 p.m.
PRELIMINARY AUDITION LOCATION/DATES
Club One Fitness – 6325 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Wednesday January 16 (6:00-10:00 pm)
Saturday January 19 (12:00-5:00 pm)
Sunday, January 20 (9:00 am-2:00 pm)
The first 30 minutes will be for registration. All preliminary tryouts are closed to the general public.