ISU Sparkettes



Auditions Saturday April 12, 2014

If you are planning on attending, please download and complete the application below with two letters of recommendation mailed (NOT EMAIL) and received by April 5, 2014 to:

ISU Sparkette Dance Team
Tammy Schaffer Athletic Dept.
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN 47809

Application (Please mail application)

As the Indiana State University Sparkette Dance Team prepares for 2014-15 auditions, we are proud of our rich traditions and look forward to welcoming the new team members. We are a performance group as well as ambassadors of the university. We are held to high standards. It takes a talented, dedicated young woman to become a Sparkette. For more information about auditions, please visit our Audition Information page that details the entire day and what requirements are as far as attire and attendance.


Team members are required to practice Monday, Wednesday and friday from 3:00 to 5:00pm. We focus on technique work, physical conditioning, and routines/combination work. The Sparkette Dance team performs during football games as well as at community and campus events. The Sparkette Dance Team continues thru basketball season and various spring performances/competitions. Basketball season includes pre-game, halftime, time-out performances, Missouri Valley Conference Post season tournaments, selected campus performances and personal appearances. The Sparkette dance team has traveled to Daytona Beach, Florida, for competition in the College Nationals.

   Sparkette Dance team

  2014-15 Sparkette Dance Team audition   combinations will include jazz, funk/hip hop, and   lyrical dance techniques, high kicks, leaps, turns,   and marching/pom fundamentals. Members will   be required to have and develop various   technical requirements. Sparkette Dance team auditions   will include proficiency with the following   techniques; splits, leaps, axils, calypsos, turning   discs, toe touch jumps, fouettes, heel   stretches,   and pirouettes.

Thanks from the director

The ISU Sparkette Dance Team Organization is looking forward to your becoming a part the Indiana State University tradition!

I look forward to meeting you!

Tammy Schaffer,
Sparkette Director

Audition Information