Penn State Lionettes Dance Team


Nicole Berezo

Amanda Soukoulis

Najah Brown

Rebecca Evans

Katherine Ching

Patricia De Tomas-Medina

Angela Connors

Amy Doering

Carolyn Duffett

Jackie Ferre

Madison Fox

Maggie Crombie

Alexa Gambuti

Ashlee Fisher

Jennifer Long

Riley Majiros

Yahna McPherson

Madeline Raccio

Gabriella Redaelli

Veronica Rossi

Leigh Sabinsky

Katie Shearin

Hayley Simpson

Jessica Spellman


Congratulations to the newly selected 2015-2016 Lionettes Dance Team. Please meet on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 5:30pm in room 113 White Building. If you do not currently attend PENN STATE, University Park, attendance at this meeting is not mandatory.


EVENT CANCELLED:2015-16 Pre-Tryout Clinic (We apologize that the clinic must be cancelled. The Q and A will occur following our Friends and Family event.)

There will be a Q & A session to address questions participants might have about becoming part of the Dance Team. This will occur following the "FRIENDS AND FAMILY" event. Come join the"Friends and Family" event to watch the Lionettes perform their 2015 National Competition routine. Doors open at 2:30pm in the south gym of Rec Hall.

2015-16 Tryout Information

Physical Requirements
At tryouts, each dancer will be required to perform:

Leg hold
Double Toe-touch
Calypso Leap
Side Leap
Switch Leap
Double and Triple turns
A la seconde turns
Skill of your choice
Jazz Routine
Funk Routine
Pom/Kickline Routine 

What to Bring
Academic Transcript
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

Friday, April 24
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 25
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 26
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.

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