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General Information

The Angelettes are the official Angelo State University Dance Team. They can be seen at home football and basketball games and at specially sanctioned university events. Members of the Angelettes receive scholarships that increase annually for dancers who are invited to return – based on positive history in the organization and audition results – for the next school year. Any current or incoming female student is welcome to audition.

2017-2018
ASU Angelettes Dance Team Tryouts!

Where:  Ben Kelly Center for Human Performance Dance Studio
              Room 202
When:   Mandatory Dance Clinic - April 29th 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
              Angelette Tryouts - April 30th 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Bring:   Current copy of health insurance
              Completed Audition Application form
              Nonrefundable $40 application fee

General 2017 Audition Requirements

  • Incoming freshmen or transfer students must be accepted to ASU PRIOR to auditioning.
  • If you have accumulated college credits, you must have a grade point average of 2.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. 
  • Candidates already attending ASU must be full-time students (12+ semester credit hours), hold a minimum GPA of 2.0, and must be in good standing with the university.
  • In order to receive the academic scholarship students must have a GPA or 2.25 or above
  • Current copy of proof of health insurance
  • Application & nonrefundable $40 application fee can be brought to auditions or mailed in with video audition
  • Extensive dance background

Scholarships

Students selected for the Angelettes Dance Team may receive a participation scholarship. To qualify, members must have a minimum GPA of 2.25.

Audition Attire (Day 1 & Day 2)

  • Black hot shorts (may wear tan tights)
  • Solid black sports bra (small logos are acceptable, no embellishments)
  • No embellishments on tops or bottoms allowed
  • Hair down and fixed (bangs do NOT need to be pulled back)
  • Full performance Make-Up (this includes a nice shade of Red Lipstick and lip liner)
  • Jazz shoes (cannot dance bare foot, color of shoes does not matter)
  • Nail polish should be clear, French or American manicured
  • No jewelry allowed, except for rhinestone earrings
  • No tattoos showing (please cover them with appropriate makeup)

Audition Elements

Dance Clinic - April 29th , 2017

  • Candidates will be given a short warm-up exercise.
  • Candidates will have time to practice technique that is performed at tryouts.
  • Techniques will include: Fouettes (on right side), Leaps, Double Pirouettes, Calypsos, Russians, Kicks, Turning Disc & Splits.
  • Candidates will learn a routine that will incorporate technical skill and dance movement. This routine will be performed on April 30th.

Auditions - April 30th, 2017

  • Candidates will go across the floor to demonstrate technical skills.
  • Candidates will then perform the routine learned at clinic.
  • Lastly, candidates will be asked a series of interview questions by our judges. At this time we will be looking for personality traits conducive to being a successful member of our team.

The 2017-2018 Angelettes will be posted on the front of the audition building and on our facebook page!

New Team Meeting: Directly Following Auditions
All 2017-2018 Angelettes will meet briefly about the upcoming summer events and expectations for the year!

Video Auditions

If you are unable to attend the audition you may submit a video audition! Interested candidates must submit a dance routine via DVD. Please carefully consider the angle and quality of the recording.

Videos should include:

  • An original piece of choreography at least 60 seconds in length, but not exceeding two minutes.
  • A segment of the candidate executing the following basic dance techniques:
    • Double Pirouettes on the right and left sides
    • Grand Jetes on the right and left sides
    • Calypso Leaps an the right and left sides
    • Right Fouette Turns
    • Splits on the right and left sides
    • Optional: ONE advanced technical element
  • An Interview - Please read and answer the following questions:
    • What is your dance background?
    • What qualities make you an outstanding candidate for the Angelettes?
    • What do you think makes you an exciting performer to watch?
    • What measures will you take throughout the semester to ensure you continue to meet the minimum GPA requirement?
    • What are your dance goals?
    • Attire for a video audition is the same as the open audition.

**Deadline: To receive full consideration, audition packets must be postmarked by April 21st, 2017. Please mail your complete audition packet (DVD, completed Audition Application form, copy of unofficial college transcript (if applicable) and $40 Application Fee) to:

Attn: Angelettes Audition
Mrs. Kasey Heintzelman, Angelettes Coordinator
Angelo State University
ASU Station 10906
San Angelo, Texas 76909-0906

For more information

Contact:
Mrs. Kasey Heintzelman
Coordinator, Angelettes
kasey.heintzelman@angelo.edu

For More Information

Contact:
Mrs. Kasey Heintzelman
Coordinator, Angelettes
kasey.heintzelman@angelo.edu

Dr. Jonathan Alvis, 
Director of Bands
jalvis1@angelo.edu

 

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