• 2021-2022 Hellgate Knights Dance Team Tryouts

    Complete the Tryout Application by clicking here!

     

    *Parent Meeting on Friday, May 28th from 11am-12pm via Zoom. 

    This meeting is mandatory for all new dance team families and highly encouraged for all returning dance team families.

    *Tryout Clinic on May 28th from 1-3pm in the Hellgate Upper Gym.

    *Tryout Day on May 29th 4-7pm in the Hellgate Upper Gym. 

    Both the clinic and official tryout days are mandatory to be considered for the team. The clinic and official tryout days are closed to the public.


    All Dance Team members must be attending Hellgate High School during the 2021-2022 school year to be eligible to try out. Please fill out the online tryout application by following the link above. All applications must be submitted no later than 11:59pm on 5/27/21.

     

    **Video Tryouts are an option for those who are unable to attend the set tryout dates. Please contact Head Coach Annika at hellgatedanceteam@gmail.com for more information**

     

    What are the steps I need to take to prepare for tryouts?

    ◦Fill out the online tryout application by following the link at the top of the page;

    ◦Attend the parent meeting, tryout clinic, and official tryout on May 28-29;

    ◦Be enrolled at Hellgate High School for the 2021-2022 school year;

    ◦Have school spirit, a strong work ethic, and a great attitude! 

     

    Additional Tryout Information

    What to wear/bring to the tryout clinic on May 28th:

    ◦      T-shirt or athletic tank tops (no midriff showing)

    ◦      Athletic shorts or leggings 

    ◦      Dancer’s choice of footwear (ex. tennis shoes, jazz shoes, socks, half soles, or toe paws are all good options)

    ◦      Hair pulled back, off the shoulders, and out of face

    ◦      Absolutely no jewelry  

    ◦       Face mask/covering

    ◦      Bring your own water bottle

    What to wear/bring to the official tryout on May 29th:

    ◦      Black Top (preferably tight-fitting to show your body placement when moving, no midriff showing)

    ◦      Black leggings

    ◦      Dancer’s choice of footwear (ex. tennis shoes, jazz shoes, socks, half soles, or toe paws are all good options)

    ◦      Face mask/covering

    ◦      Absolutely no jewelry

    ◦      Bring your own water bottle

     

     

     

     

    Hellgate's Dance Team

    Our purpose is to provide the members of the Hellgate Dance Team with a dance experience that includes: accelerated instruction, increased performance opportunities, and development of proper placement, technique, discipline, strength and performance skills. The Hellgate Dance Team is made up of Hellgate's "Die Hard Dancers"--those young people who love and live for dance and performance!  Our current coach is Annika Charlson.

    What type of dancing does the team perform?

    The Hellgate Dance Team performs at assemblies, volleyball games, basketball games, and for school/community events. Our choreography is based in Jazz and Hip-Hop techniques. All members of the Hellgate Dance Team are proficient in Jazz and Hip-Hop dance techniques before making the team.