PORTLAND — Auditions will be held on Feb. 9 for the all new Portland Sea Dogs Dance Team.

The Sea Dogs Dance Team is looking for children, boys and girls, ages 8-16 to perform at select home games, as well as other Sea Dogs’ local events throughout the 2013 baseball season.

Children must have some dance, gymnastics or cheerleading experience. Team members will be selected based on their ability to learn choreography, personality, availability and desire to be a part of their local community.

An Open Audition Workshop will be held on Feb. 1 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Dance Studio of Maine in Gorham. This workshop is highly recommended for performers who want to meet the coach and judges, which will provide guidance and important information pertaining to the audition process. The workshop fee is $20.

The auditions will be held at the Dance Studio. Ages 8-10 will audition from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., while ages 11-16 hit the dance floor from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Parents can call 839-6161 to pre-register for auditions. Registration will open at noon on the day of the auditions. The audition fee is also $20.

Call back auditions will take place on Feb. 10 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. At the call back audition, children and their parents or guardians will have a verbal interview with the directors and judges. There is no fee for the call back audition.

Call Kelly at 839-6161, or email [email protected] to get more information and to pre-register.