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.

Dance Program

At St. Agnes Academy, we are wholeheartedly committed to nurturing a thriving community of individuals with a passion for dance, whether they choose to pursue it in higher education or simply enjoy it as a lifelong hobby, alongside their diverse future career paths. We firmly believe in the transformative power of dance, viewing it as a medium for personal and artistic growth that transcends professional boundaries. Our foundation is firmly anchored in the pursuit of technical excellence, recognizing that a solid technical footing provides the wings for boundless artistic expression. Within our hallowed halls, we foster a culture that celebrates imaginative exploration, actively encouraging all students to push the boundaries of both tradition and innovation. 
At the core of our educational philosophy are the timeless values of discipline and unwavering commitment. Diligently instilling in our students the virtues of tenacity, perseverance, and an unshakable work ethic, we acknowledge that these qualities are not only pivotal for success in the world of dance, but also fundamental to thriving in life itself. We place a strong emphasis on the importance of understanding dance within its rich cultural and historical contexts, enabling our students to forge connections with the centuries-old traditions that have sculpted this exquisite art form. Moreover, we kindle a passion for lifelong learning, nurturing within our dancers an insatiable curiosity that drives them to continually deepen their comprehension of dance. By fostering critical thinking, we empower our students to question, analyze, and innovate, ensuring that they evolve into not just proficient dancers, but also astute, imaginative, and engaged individuals. At St. Agnes Academy, our steadfast devotion lies in shaping not just dance artists of tomorrow, but leaders poised to leave an indelible imprint on the world of dance and far beyond.

Director of Fine & Performing Arts

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    Aaron McAllister  

    Director of Fine and Performing Arts
    (713) 219-5427
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    John Beasant 

    Director of Dance
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    Kaylee Hoffner 

    Tiger Girls Dance Team - Head Coach

Tiger Girls

The Tiger Girls are St. Agnes Academy’s award-winning dance team who perform during a variety of St. Agnes and Strake Jesuit athletic evets, dance competitions, St. Agnes pep rallies and the dance department’s annual shows. Tiger Girls is a dance family and strives to grow as a community cultivating lifelong friendship, leadership, teamwork, and discipline. All grade levels may audition.  
The Tiger Girls Gameday Team participates in all athletic, school, and community performances. The Tiger Girls Competition Team attends local, regional, and national competitions from November-March each year, concluding with NDA Nationals in Orlando, Florida. Competition dancers are required to be enrolled in studio classes outside of Tiger Girls, and have additional obligations including choreography workshops, weekend practices, weekend competition attendance, and can expect to practice 5 days a week (the Gameday Team can expect 1-3 practices a week depending on time of year). Tiger Girls can be a member of one or both squads, based on a combination of preference and auditions.  

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  • 24-25 Auditions

    2024-2025 season auditions are scheduled for April 16 – 18.

    Interested dancers may attend preview nights on March 19 and April 4 from 6-8:30 p.m. to participate in a practice and enjoy some pizza while asking any questions they have of current team members.

    Audition clinics are required and will be held from 6-8 p.m. on April 16 and 17.

    Auditions will be on April 18 from 6-9 p.m.

    Captain interviews will be held from 6:15-7:40 a.m. on April 19.

    At tryouts, dancers will indicate whether they would like to be considered for the Competition Team, Gameday Team, or both. Results will be posted to the Sauer Lobby doors and the stagnestigergirls Instagram page by 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 20.
  • Summer Practices and Camps

    Summer practices are held on Monday evenings from 6-9 p.m. School year practices are held Monday-Friday from 6:15 - 7:40 a.m. All practices are held in the dance room. Tiger Girls will be eligible to earn a P.E. credit for membership.  
    Summer Camp will be held from July 10-13, 2024
    July 10-11 for Competition Team dancers only
    July 12-13 for Gameday Dancers only
    Dancers on both squads must attend all 4 days.
    Summer camp is mandatory for all Tiger Girls.  

Tiger Girls Take Home 2024 National Championship!

2023-2024 Preformances

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  • MIRROR: Fall Dance Concert

    St. Agnes Academy Arts Presents:

    MIRROR: Fall Dance Concert 
    Experience the St Agnes Academy Dance program's highly anticipated extravaganza! Curated by Director of Dance, John Beasant III, this performance blends diverse dance styles seamlessly, from contemporary to hip-hop, creating a captivating spectacle. St. Agnes Academy and Strake Jesuit students, St. Agnes Tiger Girls Dance Team, and local dance virtuosos unite, exploring the theme of 'reflection' through intricate movements. Do not miss this celebration of human spirit and artistic expression.

    One Performance ONLY! Get your tickets here.

    December 2, 2022 @ 2:00 p.m.