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UCSB DANCE TEAM AUDITIONS ARE AROUND THE CORNER!

Posted by Web Master on April 23, 2012 at 12:25 AM

We are holding auditions to become a member of the Nationally ranked and West Coast National Championship holding competitive DANCE TEAM! Auditions are right around the corner so GET PUMPED!!! 


When: Saturday, May 19th 2012

REGISTRATION STARTS AT 12 pm NOON 

Audition starts at 12:30 pm please be promt :)

WHERE: UC Santa Barbara Campus--Robertson Gymnasium Room 1430


WHAT TO BRING:

$20 Audition Fee, Appropriate Dance Shoes for both Jazz and Hip-Hop, Water and Snacks


WHAT TO WEAR: Please wear appropriate dance attire such as dance shorts and a tight fitting shirt. We want to be able to see your lines, so please do not wear baggy or loose fitting pants. Please have hair up and secured off of your face, a ponytail is fine.


WHAT TO EXPECT:

Across the floor -- Basic technique elements across the floor including Leaps (Front, Center, Reverse, Switches), Kicks, Leg-Hold Turns, Extensions, Pirouettes (Should have a clean triple turn), Jumps (Calypsos or turning stag jumps, firebirds, Toe touches.)

Center Floor -- Turn combinations including Turns in Second and Pirouettes, Extensions, Ponches

Game Style Dance -- You will learn a short combination that is similar to what we would perform at a basketball or soccer game. Remember, these dances are for entertaining the crowd, so we will be looking for personality, performance and just having fun!

Competition Style Dance -- You will learn a short combination that is similar in style to our Nationals Competition Routine. In this routine we will be looking for the execution of technical elements within a routine as well as style and performance.

Brief Personal Interview -- You will be asked a few questions related to your previous dance and dance team experience, why you want to be a part of the UCSB Dance Team, and what you could bring to the team. This is informal so there is no need to bring an interview outfit, we just want to get to know a little about you!


WHO TO CONTACT:

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at ucsbdanceteam@hotmail.com or leave a comment on our team facebook page "UC Santa Barbara Dance Team" where you can also "Like" us to get updates, watch videos and see pictures of the team!

 

*Note: In cases of an unavoidable conflict we will accept a video audition. However, we would strongly suggest that you come to tryouts as we can get a much better idea of your technical and performance abilities in person. For a list of video audition guidelines and requirements please email us at ucsbdanceteam@hotmail.com

Video auditions are due NO LATER than May 18th 2012!!! 


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