College Dance Team Central

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Second Round of Tryouts for UALR Dance Team Announced

Courtesy: UALR Sports Information

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—The UALR Dance Team will host a second round of tryouts for the 2009-10 squad on Thursday, August 27 at 6 p.m. at the UALR Center for Performing Arts dance studio. Auditions are open to all UALR students as well as incoming freshmen.

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.

For any questions concerning tryouts or for more information, e-mail coach Sara Beth Wyatt at or contact the UALR Department of Athletics at (501) 569-3393.

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