The Double “R” Twirlettes is an award winning baton twirling group (based in Scranton, PA) that holds Pennsylvania State, Regional, and National Championships. The group is currently celebrating its 70th anniversary season.
The Twirlettes have been guest performers on Royal Caribbean cruises to both the Bahamas and Bermuda and Carnival cruises to the Caribbean and Canada. The Twirlettes have also been featured performers in the Magic Kingdom of Walt Disney World, the World’s Fair, Canada’s Wonderland, Niagara Falls, Virginia Beach, the Miss America Pageant Parade and the American Armed Forces Boardwalk Parade in Atlantic City, Cypress Gardens, Sea World, Universal Studios, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, the Florida Citrus Bowl, the U.S. Capitol, the National Cherry Blossom Festival and the National Zoo in Washington, D.C, the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the Little League World Series Parade and throughout the eastern United States.
Members of the Twirlettes’ Senior Competition Corp have also performed in London, Paris, and Russia.
Each year the Twirlettes conduct a benefit twirl-a-thon and a recital. Through the years, the group has donated well over $150,000 to local charities and has been awarded a PA State Senate Citation for their many years of generous contributions.