Join The Spirit Squad

spirit squad dancersThe Purple and Gold Spirit Squad is a dance/pep team that promotes school spirit at student activity and athletic events. Students selected to join the Spirit Squad must be available to attend a summer camp, rehearse 2-3 times a week during the academic year and commit to personal physical conditioning.*

Criteria

  • Must be a currently registered or newly admitted Hunter College student.
  • Must be in good academic standing.
  • Must possess and maintain the physical fitness required to rehearse and perform.
  • Selected students must maintain enrollment and good academic standing in the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters.

The Audition Process

Student interested in auditioning must submit a video performing a short combination choreographed by our Spirit Squad instructor.

View the choreography on our Instagram @hcstudent.activities

Audition look and attire:

  • Wear attire that is presentable and comfortable for movement. Suggested attire: Dance shorts, leggings, unitard or biketard. Fitted dance top.
  • Wear footwear that is appropriate for your dance skill and the surface on which you are dancing. Suggested footwear: Barefoot, dance sneakers, sneakers or jazz shoes.
  • Performance ready look – wear performance ready make-up and hair styles that are appropriate for a dance team.
    Pro tip: Google college and professional dance member profiles for inspiration. You may also watch Youtube videos for hair styling and make-up tutorials.

Making your video:

  • Before you begin the video, please state your name and Student ID (CUNYfirst ID) number.
  • Please ensure that you are in a safe space dancing on a non-slip surface, with enough room to perform the choreography.
  • Perform in a space with good lighting and if possible zero to minimal disruption.
  • We recommend using a secondary device to play your music, while you record your video.

In preparation for auditions, students are invited to attend our virtual classes on: May 18, 20, 22, 25 from 6-7pm.
Please complete the interest form to receive the link to the virtual classes.

Submit Your Audition Video →
Audition Submission Deadline: Friday, June 12 before 11:59pm

*The Office of Student Activities will adhere to Hunter CUNY COVID-19 guidelines and maintain social distance. All the summer camp sessions and rehearsals will take place in a designated virtual setting until further notice.