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Tiger Girls Dance Team – The Tiger Girls are St. Agnes Academy’s award-winning dance team that promotes school spirit and generates enthusiasm for St. Agnes Academy. The Tiger Girls perform during half time at the Strake Jesuit home football games, during half time at select St. Agnes and Strake Jesuit basketball games, dance competitions, St. Agnes pep rallies and spring show. Each year the dance team continues to bring home regional, state, and national championship titles! The Tiger Girls view this program as a dance family and strive to grow as a community as well as dancers. The dance team provides lifelong friends and instills leadership, team work, and discipline. The Tiger Girls practice various levels of dance technique and styles while developing physical strength, flexibility, stamina, and coordination. Auditions for Tiger Girls occur in April and each member attends a mandatory dance camp in the summer. All grade levels may audition and no previous dance training is required. Practices are held in the morning four days a week from 6:30 a.m. - 7:40 a.m. in the old gym during the school year. Tiger Girls will be eligible to earn a P.E. credit for membership. 

Military Officers and Social Officers – The dance officer line is a leadership program that is designed to train returning members to lead by service in promotion of the dance team as a loving, supportive community. The officers work closely with directors and must be familiar with everything expected of a team member, cooperate with the directors and other officers, maintain a sense of responsibility for the organization, and represent St. Agnes Academy and the Tiger Girls dance team in a positive manner. Each officer sets an example for her fellow teammates by demonstrating a positive attitude, striving for academic excellence, and setting a high standard for herself and others. Officers are selected by a panel of judges and through a team vote. Auditions occur in April. All officers are required to attend a leadership training camp in June.

Remix Dance Company – The Remix dancers are St. Agnes Academy’s elite dance company that performs at special school events and competes at NDA Nationals in Orlando, Florida every spring. This advanced dance team is focused, determined, and committed to excellence in dance technique, flexibility, strength, and endurance. Remix specializes in ballet, jazz, contemporary, kick, and pom styles. A student must be entering grades 10-12 to audition. Each company member is required to attend a mandatory NDA camp in the summer. Dancers are chosen by team audition scores and by director recommendation. Remix dancers will be required to enroll in the Competitive/Advanced Dance Class and practice on occasional Saturdays. Remix dancers will earn a Fine Art credit for the course.

Shock Hip Hop Crew – Shock is St. Agnes Academy’s advanced co-ed hip hop crew that performs at pep rallies and competes at local dance competitions. Shock embraces each dancer’s individual style while practicing cutting edge hip hop choreography and strives to spread passion for dance. A student must be entering grades 10-12 to audition. Each crew member is required to attend a mandatory hip hop camp in the summer. Dancers are chosen by team audition scores and by director recommendation. Shock dancers will be required to attend practices on Mon/Wed from 3 – 4 pm.


Dance Director:
Julie Chilton

Phone: 713-219-5475
Fax: 713-219-5499
E-mail: julie.chilton@st-agnes.org
Assistant Director:
Christy Holecek

Phone: 713-219-5424
Fax: 713-219-5499
E-mail: christy.holecek@st-agnes.org
 
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