College Dance Team Central

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

UALR Dance Team Coach and Choreographer Named

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—The UALR Department of Athletics announces the hiring of Sara Beth Wyatt as the coach and choreographer of the UALR dance team. Wyatt is currently the coach and choreographer for the Sirens, the dance team of the Arkansas Twisters.

“We are thrilled to have Sara Beth join the UALR Department of Athletics family,” said UALR Director of Athletics Chris Peterson. “Her dance experience along with her coaching and choreographing experience should take our dance team toward the new direction we are seeking.”

The Little Rock, Ark.-native has had 20 years of dance training including the Little Rock School of Dance, Shuffles and Ballet II, Horace Mann and Parkview Arts Magnet schools, and Marymount Manhattan.

Before her stint with the Sirens, Wyatt was the movement instructor and choreographer at the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theater from 2003-06. From 2006-07, she was the dance teacher at DFW Artistic Experience.

Tryouts for the 2009-10 UALR dance team will be held on Saturday, May 23 at 10 a.m. at the UALR Center for Performing Arts. Preparatory classes for tryouts will be held on Tuesday, May 5 and Tuesday, May 12 at 4 p.m. at the same venue.

For more information about the UALR dance team and about tryouts, please contact Wyatt at Updates will also be posted at

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