Predators Name Billie O`Hara Dance Team Coordinator
Tuesday February 4, 2014
Team Announces Prelims and Finals Audition Dates
ORLANDO, FL – The Orlando Predators have named Billie O’Hara as the teams Dance Team Coordinator for the 2014 season. O’Hara, who is originally from Jacksonville, joined the Prowlers as a dancer in 1997 and became Team Captain in 1998. O’Hara took over as the Predators Dance Team Coordinator from 2009-2011 while her husband and current New Orleans VooDoo Head Coach, Pat O’Hara, was Head Coach of the Predators.
Billie was also the United Football League’s first UFL Cheer and Dance Development Director. O’Hara traveled to all the league’s markets to build and create the leagues first ever dance teams. Billie was also apart of the Orlando Magic Dancers from 1995-1998 where she was one of the teams’ top dancers. O’Hara has also had a successful dancing career outside of professional sports. She was a back-up dancer and choreographer for Phoenix Stone, former member of the Backstreet Boys, and performed for President Bill Clinton. O’Hara has taught master classes at studios through the state of Florida, and she was the Owner/ Director of Planet Dance Productions and Evolution. In their first year, under her direction, Evolution won top overall awards and advanced to the Grand National Finals at Showbiz Talent Competition.
The Prowlers also announced that Peggy Williams will be the teams’ assistant director and Alexis Underwood-Black will be the teams’ assistant coach. Williams was a cheerleader for the Jacksonville Jaguars while Underwood-Black was a former Predators Prowler. The team has officially released its Prelim and Finals audition dates, which can be seen below. Any questions about these events should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Prelim audition date & location- Dance Centers of Orlando
7800 S Highway 17/92
Fern Park, FL 32730
Date: Feb. 15th
Audition Fee: $30
Registration at 10am, with audition to begin at 11:30 am. The audition is expected to run until 5:00 pm.
Finals Audition Date & Location- The Moat Sports Grille
4250 Alafaya Trail Suite 100
Oviedo, FL 32765
Date: Feb. 22
Open and free to the public
ABOUT ORLANDO PREDATORS: The Orlando Predators are managed by Pearsall Holdings, L.P. under the supervision of majority owner David Pearsall. The team plays in the Arena Football League among fourteen total teams in the AFL. The Predators are going into their 23rd season and have appeared in the playoffs 19 times and have gone on to play in the ArenaBowl seven times, winning the championship in 1998 and 2000.