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UALR Dance Team Tryouts May 5 at Derek Fisher Court
UALR Sports Information
Release: 04/23/2012


LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—The UALR Dance Team will be holding tryouts for the 2012-13 squad on Saturday, May 5 at  2 p.m. at the Derek Fisher Court in The Jack Stephens Center. The UALR Dance Team performs at all home men’s and women’s games as well as away games during the post-season.

Tryouts will consist of floor work, across the floor exercises, and a jazz, hip hop, and pom routine. Dancers will be judged on image, skills, memory, and dance performance. 

Skills that the judges will be looking for:

· Single, Double, and Triple Pirouettes

· Fouette Turns

· A La Second Turns

· Illusions

· Straight Leg Leaps

· Open Side Leaps

· Switch Leaps

· “C” Jump

Dancers are recommended to wear dance shorts, nude tights, and a sports bra to auditions.  Black ankle jazz shoes will be required throughout the season.

Scholarships will be offered to dancers who make the 2012-13 squad.

For more information about tryouts, please contact Sara Beth Leader at or at Also follow the UALR Trojan Dance Team on Facebook at UALR-Trojan-Dance-Team.

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