BYU Cougarettes Audition process


April 28, 2023 — 1-8 p.m., 270-1 and 278-1 in the Richards Building

April 29, 2023 — 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the same locations as the previous day

First Round — Technique Auditions

  1. Legs combo (battements, extensions, leg hold turns)
  2. Turns combo (chaines, piques, pirouettes and variations of fouetté technique)
  3. Leaps combo 
  4. Aerials and tricks: Right and left side aerial, kip-up, headspring to stand, rubber-band and any other proficient trick or gymnastic skill
  5. Advanced specialty turn combo in center, dancer’s choice, three sets of eight

Second Round — Routine Auditions

  1. Jazz combo
  2. Hip hop combo
  3. One-minute solo routine, use appropriate music with clean lyrics
  4. Specialty skills (if needed, by request of the judges)

Third Round — Interview and call backs 

  1. Interviews
  2. May be asked to perform solo, certain skills, jazz or hip-hop combo. 


Monday, May 1, 2023

Each finalist who makes it through the final round will be contacted individually via email and informed if they made the 2023-24 team or not.