Emma Ayotte

Member of Dance team

Dance Team is entirely student run, and we’re the only competitive collegiate dance team in the nation without a coach. We meet four practices a week, on top of mandatory work outs.

To be on the team you tryout; tryouts are held in the spring and fall. We dance at soccer games and basketball games mainly, but also at school events like Hooties Knockout and Relay For Life!

Our competitions are in Orlando, at the ESPN World of Sports Complex. The team comes up to Keene a week prior, and we spend the week practicing three times a day and working out. Plus some team bonding. We fly down to Florida on a Wednesday, practice until Saturday when the competition begins. It’s teams from all over the country- from D3 to 1 schools. There’s hip hop and jazz… we only compete hip hop. The competition lasts a weekend and then we fly back Monday!