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10 Reasons to Join a Dance Team

Think it’s all about cheering from the sidelines? Think again! Here’s why you should consider going out for your school’s dance team. #1 You and your teammates will bring out the best in each other. “Being on a dance team has taught me to push myself. My teammates and I motivate each other to grow […]

They Are the Champions

Imagine an artist with the technique of a classical ballerina, the jaw-dropping athleticism of a b-girl, the charisma of a musical theater performer and the emotion and fluidity of a contemporary dancer. Now, picture 18 of them performing a routine packed with tough technical skills in perfect synchronization. Seem too good to be true? Not […]

Talk About Precison

I recently came across this video of the University of  Minnesota’s Premier Dance Team performing a jazz number. But this isn’t just any jazz routine. The dancers’ precision is ridiculously spot-on and boy do they have some serious technical chops. So, if you think there’s nothing more to dance teams than poms and high-energy routines, […]

From the Studio to the Sidelines

The University of Minnesota-Minneapolis Dance Team at a football game (John Prosek) Picture this: You’re a rookie on your school’s dance team and about to perform at the season’s first football game. As you head for the sidelines, you’re met with a deafening roar from the thousands of fans who have filled the stadium. It’s […]