Tryout Requirements

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2019-2020 BGSU Dance Team Tryouts

When: Saturday, April 20th, 2019

Time: 9:00AM-9:00PM (estimated end time)

*Registration Begins @ 8:30AM

Location: Eppler Building Room 222

Basic Requirements

-Triple/Quad Pirouettes

-A la seconde Turns & Turning Combinations

-Grand Jete, Side Leap, Calypso

-Strong Motions/Movement

Please Note: Other technical skills and styles of dance will be done throughout the process.

Video Submission:

It is recommended to attend the tryout in person.

A video submission is ONLY needed if you are unable to attend the tryout date. Please contact Miranda Calhoun at to discuss your video submission.

Video Requirements:

Video Submission Due: Friday, April 12th, 2019 

Please put together the video in the following order of requirements:

  1. Head Shot
  2. Double Pirouette Right & Left Side
  3. Triple Pirouette Right & Left Side
  4. Quad Piroette Right & Left Side 
  5. A la seconde turns (1 8-count with a  triple at the end) Right & Left Side
  6. Create a 3-4 8-count turn combination (Right Side)
  7. Grand Jete Right & Left
  8. Side Leap/Leap in Second Right & Left
  9. Calypso Right & Left 
  10. Leap of Choice
  11. Jump of Choice
  12. Leg Extension/Hold and/or Tricks of Choice
  13. At least 10 8-counts of one or more of the following styles: Jazz, Hip Hop, or Pom
  14. Please answer the following question:
    1. Why do you want to be apart of the BGSU Dance Team?

For more information on how to send the video and other requirements please download the BGSU Dance Team Tryout Packet.


If you have any questions, please contact Miranda Calhoun at

BGSU Dance Team Tryout Packet

Tryout Form for New Members

Tryout Form for Returning Members

Liability Form

Physical Form

Concussion Acknowledgement