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This page contains tryout information for those interested in trying out for the 2021-2022 Winter Team! We recommend that you practice the skills listed on our Tryout Skills page throughout the year and attend our highly recommended tryout clinic. Please also make sure to check out our schedule for upcoming summer and fall team dates. All applications must be received prior to the start of tryouts.


If you want to receive feedback or have any questions about past tryouts, please contact We do not have a set number of dancers we will take for our team, don't be afraid to try out!​​ Any athletes involved in a different fall sport are encouraged to attend the spring tryouts if they plan to tryout for the winter competitive season! Dance experience is NOT required! We can teach you everything you need to know to be successful. 

Mark your calendars! 

  • ​Thursday, October 14th 4:00-6:00

  • @ Yahara Gym (900 W Wilson St, Stoughton, WI 53589)

    • Learn routines to be evaluated 

    • Run through technique sequences

    • Learn what it takes to be an SHSDT dancer

      • Tryout in groups of 2-4, depending on the amount of dancers trying out. Once your tryout is finished and you have not been asked for call backs, you are free to leave

      • The team will be announced on the website, social media & via e-mail by 9 pm on Thursday, October 14th

Please contact Coach Jensen with ANY possible conflicts at

Accommodations WILL absolutely be made for those who contact in advance. 

Tryout Attire/Hair:

For the clinic and both days of tryouts, dancers must wear black tight fitting clothing that does not display school and/or dance team emblems or names. Wear shoes you can easily dance in, sneakers or jazz shoes. Preferably, tank top or sport bra, leggings/shorts, and jazz shoes. Shoes must be worn at all times. Points will be deducted from dancers' scores who do not follow the tryout attire guidelines. 

Hair needs to be pulled back into tight ponytail or bun - tied securely for each day of tryouts. Bobby pins and hairspray should be used to keep loose hairs away from your face. We encourage you to present yourself as clean and neat as possible. Points will be deducted from dancers' scores who do not follow the tryout hair guidelines.