Thank you for your interest in the University of Maryland Dance Team!

The following is the Tryout information for the 2017-2018 season


Two clinics will be held prior to the tryout in order to teach the dances that will be performed at the tryout.  They consist of a pom routine, jazz routine, hip hop routine, and across the floor combinations. 

Saturday, April 8th – 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Sunday, April 23rd – 3:00 - 5:00 pm


Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center - Orchestra Room (#1230)

What to Bring:

  • Appropriate dance attire
  • $20 fee
  • Sneakers
  • Closed toe jazz shoes


Sunday, April 30th

12:00 noon - Registration 

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Clinic

3:00 pm - 7:30 pm - Audition


Xfinity Center - Auxiliary Gym (Pavilion) 

What to Bring:


What to Expect:

  • Pom Routine (from clinic)
  • Jazz Routine (from clinic)
  • Hip Hop Routine (from clinic)
  • Across the Floor Combinations (from clinic)
  • Double and Triple Pirouettes
  • Front and Side Leaps
  • Calypso Leap
  • Axel Turns
  • Flexibility
  • Toe Touch
  • New Choreography
  • Special Tricks (tumbling, or other skills)

Want to learn more? The Maryland Dance Team would like to give you the opportunity to take closer look at what the team is all about! Through the Shadow Program, prospective members who have sent in their dance resumes, are able to attend a team practice or observe a game day as a Member of the University of Maryland Dance Team. Please contact our Shadow Program Coordinator, Stacia Der with any additional questions, or to set up your Shadow Day and help to coordinate a campus visit. 


We are excited that you are interested in becoming a part of the excellence of the Maryland Dance Team!