McK Competitive Dance Team

Competitive Dance LogoWelcome to the McKendree University Competitive Dance Team page. McK Competitive Dance Team provides an opportunity for previous, experienced dancers to continue their love and passion for the sport, while also using their dance technique and abilities to compete and perform on a collegiate level. Be a part of something great and Make Your Dance Mark at McKendree!

Email skmiller@mckendree.edu for application and further information. All McK Dancers receive scholarships as part of their financial aid package! Don't delay!

 

 

 

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Tryout Information


McKendree University is looking forward to building both the PomCats and McK competitive Dance Team to continue working on our success from this past season. McKendree is excited to sell all incoming talent!

Tryouts will be held Saturday, April 28th from 10-2pm. Tryouts will be held at the Eisenmayer Dance Studio!  Scholarships are available. 

 

Please read through and fill out all required forms for tryouts. 

REQUIRED FORMS:

 

 /offices/student-affairs/DanceTeamApplication.pdf

/offices/student-affairs/danceteamtryoutpackage22017.pdf

/offices/student-affairs/DanceLiabilityform.pdf

 Registration Form College Prep Clinic

 


Skills


Double and Triple Pirouette Turns, Calypso Jumps, Toe Touch, Various Leaps. Turn combinations including turns in second.  Students will learn and perform school song and a jazz and hip hop combo. 

 

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Team Involvement

 

Attendance at NDA Summer Camp. We were awarded a bronze bid for NDA Nationals in April!!

Community & Half-time Game Performances

Exhibitions and Local Competitions

NDA College Nationals in Daytona, Florida

 

McK Competitive Dance Team members are required to have Jazz, Hip Hop, and Pom skills; triple, turns in second and various leaps along with a strong emphasis on performance and movement quality. Dancers should be able to commit approximately 8-10 hours per week for practices that includes technique class while maintaining the GPA requirement. Attendance during some holidays and school breaks is required.

Schedule a visit to McKendree! For a tryout application and more information about the dance team, please contact Sara Miller skmiller@mckendree.edu Also, be sure to check out the fan page on Facebook for up to date information, photos, and videos!

FB: McKendree Competitive Dance Team

Instagram: mckendreecompetitivedance

Twitter: McKDT Dance Team

 

 

 

Meet the Team