Tryout Information

Mustang Cheer & Dance Tryout Information

Auditions for the 2015-16 season (chose from one of the dates below)

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
Dance (4:30-5:30 p.m.)
Cheer (5:30-6:30 p.m.)

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015
Dance (4:30-5:30 p.m.)
Cheer (5:30-6:30 p.m.)

You must pre-register for the audition times by e-mailing Coach Lindsey Huber at huberl@morningside.edu prior to Jan. 12, 2015.

Unable to make either of the audition dates? You can schedule a one-on-one audition or send in a video of yourself demonstrating the listed requirements before May 1, 2015.

Cheer Audition Requirements
1. Morningside Cheer: You will learn a cheer at the audition

2. Home Cheer: Perform a cheer of your choice that you already know

3. Jumps: Double/triple jump of choice
(Example of jumps will be available in video as well)

4. Splits: Both right and left side

5. Dance: You will learn a short dance routine at the audition

6. Tumbling Skills: Considered “extra credit” and is not required to make the squad, but is helpful. (You will be asked to demonstrate any tumbling skills that you are able to do)

7. Stunting Experience: Considered “extra credit” and is not required to make the squad, but is helpful. (You will not stunt during the audition. You will be asked to explain any stunts that you can successfully perform.)
 

Dance Audition Requirements
1. Splits: Both right and left side

2. Leaps: Right and left regular split leap, right and left side leap, disc (turning toe touch), and calypso (front leg fan kick, back leg in attitude)

3. Turns: Pirouette turn (triple or quad), a la secondes (straight-leg fouettes or flies), and battement pirouette (inside turn holding leg towards face)

4. Dance: You will learn a short dance routine at the audition

5. Home dance routine: Demonstrate a dance routine of your choice that you already know (these should be approximately one minute or more in length)

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