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Shakerettes Dance Team

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2014 Audition Information

Mini Camp: TBD
Tryouts: First day of pre-season week for Percussion, Guard, and Student Leaders - 7 Presser Hall
Contact: Stephen Lytle (513-529-9739)
Additional Information: Color Guard Website

Tryouts: Tryouts for current Miami students were held in Spring, 2014.

Incoming students are asked to record a one minute dance video that demonstrates a "jazzy-pom-hip hop" style while incorporating the following technical requirements:
  • Kickline
  • Splits
  • Double Pirouette
  • Triple Pirouette (if possible)
  • Leaps
  • Axels
  • Stamina
  • Facials
  • Flexibility
The video should be send to mushakerettes@yahoo.com by July 31, 2014. Results will be announced in early August.
Contact: mushakerettes@yahoo.com

Tryouts: Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Millett Hall
12pm - Warmups; 1pm - Auditions
Contact: Stephen Lytle (513-529-9739)
Additional Information: For the audition, you should be prepared to perform a 2-3 minute routine set to music that showcases the best of your skills. Please bring the music for your routine on a CD or iPod. A sound system capable of playing CDs or playing from an iPod will be provided.

Mini-Camp: June 28, 2014 (sign up)
Tryouts: Auditions will be held at the mini-camp. Alternative ways to audition will be provided for those who cannot attend the mini-camp. Specific details will be emailed to registered individuals as they become available.
Audition material: Those auditioning will be required to play the following pieces:

Battery: Pit/Front-line Ensemble
Contact: Battery: David Watkins (859-420-5500)
Pit/Front-line Ensemble: Scotty McEvoy

Woodwinds and Brass:
Tryouts: First day of pre-season week for non-percussion - 7 Presser Hall
Contact: Stephen Lytle (513-529-9739)