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Calling all 8th and 9th Graders!

The McMillen High School Dazzlers Drill Team will be hosting tryouts March 2-5, 2020.

Tryout paperwork is due by 4:15 pm on February 28. 

For more information, please contact the Director, Cortney Davis, at Cortney.davis@pisd.edu

 

 

Register for FREE Prep Classes by clicking HERE!

 

Prep Class Remind Group: Text @mcdandrill to 81010
Prep Class Google Classroom Join Code: c05e9d

 

Wondering what the tryout routine will include? Here's an example video!
McMillen Dazzlers Team Tryout Routine 2018

 

 Technical Skills that have been featured in previous tryout routines include:

Battements (brush kicks)
Calypso (brush leap with back leg in attitude)-usually moving forward or to the side
High kicks in a kick line – exercise, fan, jump, straight
Hold/extension
Jete’ developpe’ from a chasse’ or two steps, moving in any direction
One to two eight-counts of improvisation
Pirouette en dedans (inside) – single/double
Pirouette en dehors (outside) – double
Quick, precise movements
Right split from a standing or kneeling position
Russian (leap in second) – moving sideways
Soutenu turn
Stationary jete’ (leap)
Tilt kick
Tilt jump – moving forward or to the back from a chasse’ or two steps
Tour en l’air – single
Two chaine’ turns (one on releve’, one in plie’) moving forward to a leap in second (also known as a Disc)