Jayettes to Host Tryouts and Mandatory Workshop for 2015-2016 Team

Posted April 7, 2015 / Last updated April 7, 2015

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The Jayettes dance team will host tryouts for the 2015-2016 team. All those interested in trying out for the squad must also attend a mandatory workshop prior to tryouts. Tryouts are for girls entering or attending an all Catholic High School from 8th to 12th grade.

Mandatory Tryouts Workshop

Date: Friday, April 10, 2015

Location: Jesuit High School Gym

Time: 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Details: Upon arrival everyone will be required to fill out a Jayette Registration Form and turn in a registration fee. Download and print the form and fill it out ahead of time. Candidates for the 2015-2016 Jayettes dance team will learn the tryout dance and audition procedures. Everyone, including returning Jayettes, is required to attend this workshop, as well as the tryout the following day. Those providing a blank CD labeled with the candidate’s name on it will be able to go home with the tryout music. Absolutely NO videotaping of the tryout routine will be allowed! Wear any comfortable dance clothes with jazz shoes or dance sneakers.

Jayettes Tryouts

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015

Location: Jesuit High School Gym

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Details: Upon arrival everyone will check in and receive their audition numbers. Girls will stretch on their own as soon as they receive their numbers. In groups of 3 or 4, the girls will perform the audition routine as well as show some across-the-floor technique to the judges. Nobody will be allowed to leave until all auditions and possible call-backs are finished. Before leaving, everyone will be informed of how the audition results will be announced. Wear a black leotard, black shorts, tan stockings, and jazz shoes or dance sneakers.