McPhee Strength and Performance Center, Gym A
2017-2018 TRYOUT DATES: APRIL 29TH & 30TH
Although it is not absolutely required to have all the skills mastered, it is important dancers have the knowledge and potential to execute the following:
Hip Hop Tricks - kips, head spring/head kip, front/back walkover, etc.
With all skills, dancers will be evaluated on overall flexibility, extension, physical endurance, control and body awareness. Dancers will be evaluated on conformity to style, attention to detail, ability to learn material quickly, performance, execution and versatility.
At tryouts, two short routines will be taught: a jazz and hip hop along with some across the floor and turning combinations. During the final tryout, dancers will perform both routines, a turning combination and also various other leaps and turns that will be taught during tryout practices. Tryouts will be held in front of a panel of judges and results will be posted shortly after.
All candidates MUST bring the following to the first day of auditions:
Summary of Schedule
Saturday, April 29th
Group warm-up and stretch, followed by technique and learning jazz routine, hip hop routine and fight song. Dancers will become familiar with what is expected for final audition.11:00-4:00pm; we will have snack breaks
Sunday, April 30th
Interview: A panel of judges will ask a series of questions about yourself. No need to prepare anything. Business casual dress is expected. Scheduled between 10:00a and 12:00p
Final audition: Perform short jazz routine and a short hip hop routine learned at the sessions and the required technical elements and/or combinations. Scheduled between 12:00p and 5:00p
The 2017-2018 Blugold Dancers will be announced on Sunday, April 30th. Selected team members will be required to attend a new team meeting immediately following this announcement.
If there are any conflicts with attending all required days of tryouts or if you have any questions, please speak to the Coach and/or Captains by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. We are looking forward to seeing you there!