Dance Team

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Auditions: 

Multiple audition sessions are held throughout the Spring and Summer Semesters. It is highly recommended to attend the first audition session available to you since following auditions will be specifically to fill open positions, if any, from the first audition session.  Candidates not selected at the initial audition are encouraged to continue training and re-audition at the next available tryout session.

2019 Audition Dates: Saturday, May 18 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. | UREC MAC Court 

Dance Team Audition Requirements: 

Dance Team members are expected to execute Jazz, Pom, and Hip Hop dance styles. Dance requirements are listed, but not limited to:

  • Triple Pirouette
  • Leaps in 2nd
  • Calypso
  • A la seconde turns
  • Stationary jumps
  • Switch leaps
  • Acrobatic skills

Candidates are expected to bring the following requirements to audition:

  • Academic Transcript
  • Resume style list of Studio Dance/Drill Team Training and Accomplishments
  • Reference letter from previous director/coach
  • UTRGV Waiver
  • New students must provide acceptance letter from the University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley for the Fall Semester (Candidates should not be admitted on any type of probation)
  • Current UTRGV students must have a Grade Point Average of 2.5 or above and be in good standing with the university (Candidates should not be on any form of academic or disciplinary probation)