DANCERS

Dance Team Audition Date: April, 19, 2014, Marshall University Recreation Center, 10:00 a.m.

What to bring:

  • A recent head shot photo (will be placed with your application that will be filled out when you arrive to audition)
  • $10.00 registration/audition fee (no checks, cash only please)
  • A blue or black pen
  • Bottled water or cooler
  • A towel
  • Any type of dance shoe—no bare feet or lyrical sandals.
  • A great attitude! Be prepared to have fun.

Requirements:

  • All auditioning dancers must display incredible stage presence.
  • Must maintain a G.P.A. of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must have skills in pom, jazz, hip hop (and funk), ballet, and proper technical skills (i.e. turns, leaps, etc.)
  • Solid double pirouettes are mandatory but triple pirouettes are preferred.
  • Formal training in ballet and jazz will be recognized but not mandatory.
  • Side leaps, barrel leaps, and switch leaps.
  • Flexibility—high kicks, left and/or right splits.
  • Experience with a marching band—not mandatory (basic marching skills, and field comprehension).
  • All ladies should be able to execute a fouettes a la second and en pase.
  • Have an understanding of correct body alignment and modern movement regarding musical interpretation.
  • Excellent showmanship skills and teamwork are crucial.
  • Motivation!

For more information please contact Bridget Rowsey at mudancers@aol.com.