Dance Team Try-outs for 2008-2009 Team – April 18, 19

Dance Team Try-outs for 2008-2009 Team
 Elon University Dance Team will hold tryouts for the 2008-2009 team the weekend of April 18th and 19th.  Current Elon students as well as incoming freshman, already accepted to Elon University, are eligible to audition. Judges will be looking at physical conditioning, technique, ability to learn material quickly, and the ability to improve & grow as a performer. All candidates must fill out a try-out packet prior to the audition day. Packets will be available for pick-up in the Athletic Office (Koury Center 101) beginning Tuesday, March 18th. Packets can be requested via e-mail or candidates may pick-up and complete the packet at the Workshop.  Anyone with questions, or requesting a packet, should feel free to contact the coach, Christine Martin, via e-mail at
The try-out schedule is as follows:
Friday, April 18th – Workshop
Time:               5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location:         East Gym
Attire:              All candidates may where whatever they choose to the workshop, but everyone should bring tennis shoes & dance shoes.

Individuals will demonstrate technical skills (double & triple pirouettes, Fouette turns, turns in seconds, leaps, switch leaps, etc), learn our Fight Song, and learn a mini-routine.
Saturday, April 19th – Audition
Time:               1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location:         Dance Studio #6 – Located in Campus Recreation
Attire:              Candidates should wear all black to the audition and whatever shoes they feel most comfortable auditioning in.

Individuals will try-out in groups of 3, demonstrating technical skills as well as the two learned materials (Fight Song & mini-routine).  All candidates will be notified over the next 3-4 weeks.