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Bolt Brigade auditions Aug. 29-30 at the St. Pete Times Forum



From the team:

The Tampa Bay Lightning announced the merging of the Lightning Girls and the Energy Team, creating one new power squad named the “Bolt Brigade.”

The Lightning Girls have been entertaining fans at the St. Pete Times Forum for the past six seasons during all game-breaks, enhancing the fan experience. The Energy Team, founded in the 1995-96 season, creates a fun and enjoyable environment for the fans to cheer on the Lightning, giving fans opportunities to win Lightning prizes.

Preliminary auditions for the Bolt Brigade will be held August 29 at the St. Pete Times Forum at 3 p.m. All interested candidates must be 18 years of age or older and live in the Tampa Bay area. Semi-final auditions will take place the next day, August 30, at the St. Pete Times Forum at 3 p.m. There are no other requirements except for a fun outgoing personality.

There will be preparation classes offered to female applicants at two Lifestyle Family Fitness Centers in the Tampa Bay area: Citrus Park and Tampa Palms.

Preparation classes include group stretching, workout, technique training, dance combinations, audition tips as well as a Q & A session with current Lightning Girls. The dates are Aug 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 8:30-10:30 p.m. alternating between Citrus Park and Tampa Palms. Individual prep classes are $20 per session and walk-ups are welcome. To register or see a preparation class schedule, visit For more information call (813) 301-6877 or e-mail [email protected]

[Last modified: Sunday, August 16, 2009 4:39pm]


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