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Six Flags Announces First-Ever Professional Theme Park Cheerleading Team, Six Flags Thrilleaders (press release)

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March 18, 2008

NEW YORK, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Six Flags announced today the launch of the first-ever professional, theme park cheerleading team -- Six Flags Thrilleaders. Making their public debut for the 2008 season, the Six Flags Thrillleaders will promote the company's unique brand of thrilling entertainment and become an integral part of Six Flags' ever-expanding entertainment offerings.


Under the direction of professional choreographer Tony Gonzalez, Cheer/Dance Choreographer for the Bring It On movie series, the Thrilleaders will captivate Six Flags guests with their explosive, high-energy routines and act as Ambassadors of Thrill throughout the Six Flags family of parks. In addition to performing at parks, the Thrilleaders will also participate in various community, charitable and corporate events.

Auditions for the inaugural team will be held, Saturday, April 19, 2008, from 9 a.m - 4 p.m. at the Doubletree Times Square in New York City. The audition routine will be led by hot, new choreographer and Season 1 contestant on the hit show, So You Think You Can Dance, Ashle Dawson. The Thrilleaders audition panel of judges will include Tony Gonzalez, Brittany Geragotelis, Associate Editor for American Cheerleader Magazine, and Kristin Siebeneicher, Director of Entertainment, Six Flags Great Adventure. Six Flags is looking for the best young women and men in cheerleading, dance and thrills that the nation has to offer. Candidates must be 18 years of age or older by the date of the audition. To pre-register for the auditions, go to You may also register in person on the day of auditions.

All media are invited and welcome to attend the auditions. For further information about The Thrilleaders team or to obtain official audition information, log-on to or email

About Six Flags, Inc.

Six Flags, Inc. is the world's largest regional theme park company with 21 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. Founded in 1961, Six Flags has provided world class entertainment for millions of families with cutting edge, record-shattering roller coasters and appointment programming with events like the popular Thursday and Sunday Night Concert Series. Now 47 years strong, Six Flags is recognized as the preeminent thrill innovator while reaching to all demographics -- families, teens, tweens and thrill seekers alike -- with themed attractions based on the Looney Tunes characters, the Justice League of America, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, The Wiggles and Thomas the Tank Engine. Six Flags, Inc. is a publicly-traded corporation headquartered in New York City.

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