Hamline News

September 05, 2012

HU Dance Team Holding Open Tryouts

Dance team

The Hamline University Dance Team will hold an open tryout for all interested parties on Thursday, September 6 at 6:00 p.m. in the Bush Center Ballroom on campus.

The purpose of the dance team is to promote school spirit at Hamline University.       The dance team, coached by Kara Eliason, performs three styles of dance: jazz, pom and hip hop.    Dancers perform at home football games, basketball games and a variety of on-campus events.  HU also competes against other collegiate dance teams across the country. The competition season peaks in December and January.  

The Pipers also appear at a variety of events in the Twin Cities. The team has performed at the University of Minnesota’s annual “Best of the Best” performance show, Minnesota Timberwolves NBA pre-game, and at a variety of collegiate and high school dance shows.

To see the Dance Team in action, click here.