Tryouts will be held April 25-27, 2014. Applications will be available after January 1, 2014.
The 1st - 4th cuts may consist of but are not limited to: - A series of technical elements such as leaps, turns and tricks - A jazz routine which skills could consist of any turn and leap combination as well as a 4 counts of 8 solo opportunity of your own choreography - A hip-hop routine, which may include floor tricks and non-standard turns as well as a 4 counts of 8 solo opportunity of your own choreography (tumbling is not required)
Two traditional pom routines - A contemporary routine -Attire for Sunday is an all black dance top that is a half top with all black shorts and whatever shoes are most comfortable. (All black designs and additions or Clear rhinestones on your outfit are acceptable). The Final Day cuts may consist of but are not limited to: -A brief interview process (no need to change clothes)
Any of the material learned the previous day -Your solo ***Technique to work on: Proper pom motion technique, pirouettes, a la seconde fouttes and regular fouettes, regular leaps, side leaps, calypso leaps, side tilt leaps and extensions, ponche's, leg extension turns, attitude turns and hip hop tricks. We not expecting perfection in all of these from any one person but we are looking for potential!!
In all of your solos we are looking for your own style that makes you stand out as well as for difficulty and performance ability within these solos. *Mock Tryout Option Not trying out for the team this year, but would still like to do the audition process to get a better idea of what to expect later? From the schedule, all mock applicants can come Friday for the official informational meeting and showcase. You will then learn the material on Saturday with the rest of the applicants and perform it Saturday night. You will not have any responsibilities on Sunday but are invited to watch the final day process if you like!
For more tryout tips or information you can Contact Spirit Coordinator Staci Sutton at email@example.com