Date: TBA

Audition Requirements

  • Wear a black sports bra and black dance shorts ––if you wish to wear tights they must match your skin tone. Please wear proper dance footwear as well.

  • Come with your hair styled, fully down or half-up.  Make-up should be “performance ready” (eyeshadow, lipstick, blush, fake eyelashes, etc.)

  • Be prepared to work on overall fundamentals and technique consisting of flexibility, double & triple pirouettes, leaps consisting of regular, second, and reverse, calypso/capezio, fouette turns, and various other skills

  • Round One will consist of performing an original 1 minute routine prepared by each candidate as well as technique taught in the practice audition clinics

  • The Final Round will consist of a routine of pom, jazz, and hip hop taught by our captains, a Marching Technique portion, and an interview with the judging panel.

  • Bring proof of UI student status or acceptance into the University (acceptance letter or an I-card).

  • Bring a non-returnable photo of yourself.

  • Please note that if you make the team and the Illinettes attend the UDA camp, attendance during the summer is mandatory. This camp is paid for by the Marching Illini & Fighting Illini Athletic Bands.

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