About the Team
The SJSU Salsa Club is putting together a high-level salsa performance team this semester with the goal of performing at the 9th Annual SF International Salsa Congress in November. We are looking for experienced salsa dancers as well as dancers with strong backgrounds in jazz, ballet, or modern dance.
Practices for the team will be held every Wednesday from 7-9pm and Saturdays from 12-3pm, as well as performances throughout the semester. We are looking for responsible dancers who can commit to the practice schedule, who are team players, and can quickly learn the team’s choreography.
If you think you have what we’re looking for, you’re invited to come to our team audition on Saturday, September 11th. Information about the audition is below.
Saturday, September 11th 2010
Aerobics Room in the Event Center
Comfortable clothes (preferably no jeans and no skirts for the ladies)
Dance shoes – jazz http://imagineear.com/pharmacy/ shoes or ballroom dance shoes
1) Quick warm-up
2) Prospective dancers will learn footwork and partnering combination
3) Dancers will be evaluated on timing, performance ability, styling and ability to learn choreography
About the Directors
Max Shpungin – Max has over 5 years of salsa dancing experience, and has performed nationally and internationally on various professional and semi-professional dance teams, including the Couture Dance Alliance, Montuno Dance Company, and PB&G Productions.
Takeshi Young – Takeshi has over 3 years of salsa experience, and has performed with the Amateur, Semi-Pro, and Professional teams of the Pretty Boys & Girls Dance Company in salsa congresses around the country, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas.
If you have any questions or comments regarding the dance team auditions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our email address is contact [AT] sjsusalsa [DOT] org. You can also use our online contact form.