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Tryout Information

Tryouts run from May 20, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., at the Wisdom Gym inside the Kinesiology Building on the Stephenville campus. View the hour-by-hour itinerary of events

Requirements

Portfolio

Bring a portfolio containing copies of your Tarleton acceptance letter, completed Texan Stars Waiver and insurance card. The $30 tryout fee must be paid before you will be allowed to audition. You can either prepay or use one of the registration computers to do so upon your arrival. Pay online now! 

Applicants will be require to either display knowledge or perform the following techniques during their audition:

  • Technical Jazz/Hip Hop/Pom dance
  • Triple pirouette, Coupe Turns
  • Switch Leap
  • A la Seconde/Fouettes
  • Leap in second (Russian) right
  • Turning Disc (Leap in Second)
  • Calypso, Tilt Leap, Toe Touch
  • Leg Extensions/Turns
  • Fight Song Knowledge/Memory Skills

Get hands-on experience and discover what it is like to be a Texan Star. Attend a tryout preparation workshop!

Audition Attire

  • Black Hot shorts with tights
  • Black Sports Bra for Women/Black Tank for Men
  • Any type of jazz shoes
  • Bring Tennis shoes
  • Hair down, but should not distract
  • Make up presentable/red lipstick

Please also bring plenty of water, healthy snacks and a cover up.

Scholastic Information

Scholarships can be awarded to first year members for up to $300. The Texan Stars Dance Team is 15-21 member squad you will see performing during games and numerous spirit events throughout the year. 

For more information, email texanstars@tarleton.edu.