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OKC to Hold Talent Search

by Darnell Mayberry Modified: April 12, 2013 at 5:52 pm •  Published: August 25, 2008

OKC’s NBA team announced today it will hold a talent search for game night entertainment. Auditions will be for pre- and mid-game entertainers, a public address announcer and a game night emcee.

The team said only that the auditions will be in mid-September.

Hopeful national anthem and halftime acts are encouraged to audition. The search is also open to acrobats, break dancers, cheer stunt performers, fire breathers, freestyle bicyclists, gymnasts, jam skaters, jugglers, magicians, martial artists, stilt walkers, tumblers and unicyclists. A separate drummer audition will be held for drumlines. The public announcer and game emcee positions are open to those who have a background or knowledge of basketball and broadcasting.

Candidates must be 18 years or older unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Auditions are by invitation only and pre-registration is required. The team is encouraging all interested entertainers to submit a sample of work.

For more details on dates and to pre-register for auditions visit NBA.com/Oklahomacity or call (405) 208-4802.

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by Darnell Mayberry
OKC Thunder Senior Reporter
Darnell Mayberry grew up in Langston, Okla. and is now in his third stint in the Sooner state. After a year and a half at Bishop McGuinness High, he finished his prep years in Falls Church, Va., before graduating from Norfolk State University in...
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