Tag: cougarettes

The BYU Cougarettes Just Casually Snagged Two More National Titles

In news that will shock absolutely no one, the BYU Cougarettes (aka our April cover stars) are National Champions once more! The powerhouse dance team clinched the top titles in both D1A hip hop and jazz during last weekend’s NDA Nationals in Daytona, FL. Their precise, hard-hitting performances highlight exactly what makes them the team […]

How the BYU Cougarettes Achieved Competition (and Internet) Domination

It’s the fall of 2018. As the Brigham Young University Cougarettes step onto the field at LaVell Edwards stadium in Provo, UT, a crowd of nearly 64 thousand erupts into cheers. The dancers take their places, and a feeling of anticipation hangs in the air: Their reputation precedes them. The music—Ciara’s banger “Level Up”—begins, and […]

Cosmo the Cougar's Halftime Moves Will Absolutely Destroy You

Everyone has moments of reckoning in their lives, moments when something so earth-shattering happens that we’re no longer sure who we even are. The first time I saw this video of the Brigham Young University mascot, Cosmo the Cougar, casually slaying some choreo on the field at halftime? That was one of those moments for […]

How To Make Show-Stopping Moves Both Impressive and Artful

It’s the ultimate groan-inducing moment: A dancer’s graceful contemporary piece is going off without a hitch—her technique is flawless, her lines are pristine—but all of a sudden, she’s taking four counts to walk to the upstage corner, narrowing her eyes in preparation. She might as well be yelling, “A TRICK SEQUENCE IS COMING.” And she’s […]