2016-17 Tryout Information
Friday, April 22nd:
NEW TRYOUT LOCATION
5-6pm Registration, 6-9pm First Cuts
Penn State Blue Band Building (located near the intersection of Park Avenue and University Drive)
Saturday, April 23rd:
9am-1pm Second Cuts
Main gym in the WHITE BUILDING
Sunday, April 24th:
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Personal Interviews
(113 White Building)
*Participants who are invited back to this round will be interviewed by a panel of judges. Professional dress is recommended. We can't wait to see all of the talent there. Email Coach Julie Berardi at email@example.com with any questions.
Lionettes Tryout Policy (for both in-person and video tryouts)
1. Have a signed and completed physical within 6 months of the date of tryouts 2. Show proof of a Sickle Cell Test (with a result) 3. Proof of current health insurance (please bring a photo copy of your card with group #) 4. Sign tryout waiver 5. Proof of acceptance to University Park Campus or if already a student at UP, copy of schedule for the upcoming year
Dates: April 22 - 24, 2016
At tryouts, each dancer will be required to perform:
Double and Triple turns (Quad or more if able)
A la seconde turns
Skill of your choice
Hip Hop Routine
What to Bring
If a high school senior or transfer student, Penn State Acceptance Letter to University Park Campus for fall 2014
Appropriate dance attire and jazz shoes, proof of a physical within the past 6 months.
Try Out Weekend Schedule
(Tentative schedule subject to change)
Friday, April 22
5:00-6:00 p.m. Registration (White Building)
6:00-6:30 p.m. Informational Meeting (126 White Building)
6:30-8:30 p.m. First Clinic
8:30-10:00 p.m. First Round Eliminations
*Participants will learn three routines, review skills, and be evaluated on their performance.
Saturday, April 23
11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Registration and warm-up (106 White Building)
12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Second Round Eliminations (113 White Building)
*Participants who are invited back to second round eliminations will be evaluated on routines and skills learned during Friday evening's clinic.
Sunday, April 24
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Personal Interviews (113 White Building)
*Participants who are invited back to this round will be interviewed by a panel of judges. Professional dress is recommended.
Unable to attend tryouts?
Unable to attend tryouts? We are now offering a video tryout as an alternative way to audition for the Lionettes Dance Team for those aspiring members who are unable to attend the selected tryout date. If you have a conflict with the tryout dates and would like to audition via video, please email Coach Julie Berardi at firstname.lastname@example.org NO LATER than March 21st, 2016. Please provide the following information in your email:
Date of Birth
Year in school for the 2016-2017 school year
Best email to send tryout videos to
You will then receive an email with specific instructions on what material needs to be submitted, how to submit videos and all deadlines. Please make sure you adhere to all deadlines as late entries will not be considered.