Audition Information

Thank you for your interest in the University of Houston Cougar Dolls Dance Team. Please read below for general audition information, attire and schedule. Pre-register today by selecting the audition registration link below.


General Information and Requirements

  • When: June 8th, 9th, and 10th
  • Where: Bert F. Winston Band Complex (attached to TDECU Stadium)
  • Must be accepted to the University of Houston, Main Campus
    • Enrolled full time
  • Current Health Insurance
  • A completed waiver
  • Application Fee ($45, non-refundable)
    • check, cash, and money order are accepted
  • Reference letter from current or recent coach/advisor/director submitted with application. 

Audition Registration Link

Audition Waiver


(You will need jazz shoes and tennis shoes every day of auditions)

June 8th

  • black shorts
  • red sports bra
  • hair pulled back
  • performance make-up

June 9th

  • black shorts
  • black sports bra
  • hair pulled back
  • performance make-up

June 10th

  • any colored crop top
  • black shorts
  • Game Day Ready
    • performance make-up

Audition Schedule

June 8th

  • 5p - 9p
  • Individual technique (required skills)
  • Triple pirouette: parallel passé
  • Center leap: you may prep and end however you would like.
  • Calypsos:  You will need to prep with at least one chaine turn before this leap.  This must be done to the right.
  • Turning disc
  • Leg Extension: Should show optimal flexibility.  This can be performed on either leg. (Ex. tilt extension, side extension, back extension, etc.)
  • Advanced turn sequence
    • You are allowed to bring any advanced turn sequence to show the judges

  • Learn Game Day Choreography


June 9th

  • 9a - 12p  Game Day Choreography Judging
    • Cuts will be made after this round
  • 12p - 1p LUNCH BREAK
  • 12p - Finish
    • You will learn a routine for the final round
    • Interviews will be taking place during this time

June 10th

  • 9a - Finals
    •   You will perform the finals routine
      • Judges may do call backs to see the following:
        • Game Day Choreography
        • Individual skills
        • Additional interview questions



We will post results 2 hours after completion.  There will be a team meeting following the announcement of the team.


Please contact Coach Khristal Harbert at uhcougardolls@gmail.com for any questions or concerns.