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Dance Team Tryouts Set for Sunday at the Jack Stephens Center
UALR Sports Information
Release: 04/25/2013

LITTLE ROCK - Head coach Sara Beth Wyatt has announced that tryouts for the 2013-14 UALR dance team will be held on Sunday, April 28 from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. at the Jack Stephens Center. Those wishing to attend will first need to fill out the attached form and return it via email to sewyatt@ualr.edu.

The UALR dance team is a representative of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Athletic Department. The UALR dance team participates in events for the Department of Athletics, volunteers with community service opportunities, as well as leading and performing cheers and dances during the UALR Trojan basketball season! The position provides scholarship opportunities as well as a venue to showcase your school pride, talent, and commitment to your college experience. GO TROJANS!

Tryouts:
Date: Sunday, April 28
Time: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: Jack Stephens Center Main Court/Derek Fisher Court
This is a rough estimate on when tryouts will finish. Tryouts should not last longer than 6 p.m. The new team will have their first meeting one hour after tryouts end. The 2013-2014 UALR Dance Team will be announced at the conclusion of the tryout process on April 28.

Tryout Dance Requirements:
Basic Skills (each Dance Team hopeful will be required to perform these skills)
Double pirouette turns (right and left)
Grand jetes (right and left)
High kicks (right and left)
Pique, coupe, chainne turns (right and left)
Calypso
Advanced Skills (Dance Team hopefuls who would like to also be considered for our squad will have the option to perform these skills):
Triple pirouette turns (right and left)
Switch leaps (right and left)
Fouette turns in second
Attitude turns
Toe Touch
All Dance Team hopefuls will learn a portion of a jazz combination/pom/hip hop combination.

Appearance/ What to Wear:
Auditions: Please wear a half top (stylish, embellished), dance shorts, tights and jazz shoes. We continue to promote a collegiate image. Wear game day make-up and style your hair down. We encourage you to wear rhinestone stud earrings, but no other jewelry.

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