Spirit Squad

Fall Dance Team Tryout

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Dance Team Fall Tryout Information-Audition CLOSED to the Public – ANYONE TRYING OUT MUST COME WITH A CURRENT ACTIVE PHYSICAL TO TRYOUT.

Sunday, October 3rd at St. John Arena

Registration will begin at 8:15am. Tryouts 9am-1pm. Meeting with selected members immediately following.

All potential members must turn in the Tryout Application at registration. We highly suggest this is completed prior to your arrival. At that time, you will receive a number that you will need to wear for the entire audition. Form fitting attire and proper dance shoes (jazz shoes, paws, etc) and performance hair and makeup is highly recommended. You MUST sign a waiver in order to participate in the auditions. If you are not 18, a parent and/or legal guardian must be in attendance with you to sign this waiver.

Note: This tryout is for current students attending The Ohio State University full time for the 2010-2011 year. Please bring your Buck ID.

The following will be taught and scored at the 2010-2011 Dance Team Tryouts:

  • 2 short routines will be taught in the morning: consisting of jazz and pom. You will be judged on the following:
         - Jazz: Technical execution, extension, control, body placement, and musical interpretation
         - Pom: Motion placement, control, precision, sharpness, and energy
  • Technical Skills: Triple and Quadruple pirouettes, fouettes, switch leaps, center leaps, toe touches, and a skill of your choice to showcase flexibility (ex: leg extension, walkover, penche)
  • Appearance: Physical attractiveness, poise, posture, and physically fit.
  • Interview: Personality, ability to communicate, attitude, and poise.

    Dance Team consists of no more than 18 members and practices at least three days a week. The team performs at all home men's basketball games, select women's basketball games, meet and greet at home football games, and select wrestling matches. They are also involved in campus and community service events throughout the year. The team attends UDA College Nationals in Orlando, Florida in January.

    We look forward to seeing you on October 3rd, 2010!

    GO BUCKS!!

     


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