2016 Ben-Gals Cheerleader Auditions


Applications for tryouts are being accepted.

The Cincinnati Ben-Gals have played a major role in the Bengals organization year after year since 1968. On the field, these ladies perform in front of more than 64,000 fans at Paul Brown Stadium.

The Ben-Gals have appeared at charity functions, conventions, grand openings, trade shows, and other charitable and civic causes each year. These ladies are young professionals who not only are involved in their own careers, but they are also involved in events throughout the community.

The Ben-Gals can add excitement to any occasion. Whether it be signing autographs, mingling with guests or performing their many dance routines, they are sure to add a special element to any event. If you are interested booking a cheerleader for your event please contact Charlotte Simons There are several ways to prep for tryouts, per the attached.

***Read FAQs on becoming a Ben-Gal Cheerleader***


Audition Schedule, Preliminaries

Mandatory New Candidate Audition Dates:
April 18 & 19 Time:  7:00 PM, doors open at 6:00 PM
*Candidates that have not been on the 2015-16 roster.

Second Call Audition Dates: 
April 20 & 21 Time: 7:00 PM, doors open at 6:00 PM
*Winners from new candidate auditions will join the vet squad for mandatory rehearsals
Mandatory Rehearsal Dates:
April 25, 26, & 28, Time: 7:00 PM, doors open at 6:00 PM
New candidates & vets will prepare for final stage show and learn final tryout material

Mandatory Dress Rehearsal:
Date: Wednesday April 27, Time: 7:00 PM
Location: 20th Century Theater in Oakley

Date:  May 1, Time: 3:00 PM 
*Candidates should arrive at 12:00 PM
Location: 20th Century Theater in Oakley

Click Here To Register For Auditions

Important Deadlines:

  • Registration for first prep class must be received by February 26th
  • Registration for master workshop must be received by March 16th.
  • Auditions application, fees, and picture must be received by April 15th.


Any questions or concerns please contact:
Charolette Simons

This workshop is designed to give you detailed training from inside the Ben-Gals including coaches, director, choreographers, and staff.  Classes will include dance, fitness, skill sets, glamour, and NFL cheer etiquette.  Private Sessions to answer questions and work with individuals to increase skill levels will also be provided.