High School

Tarzan Makes An Appearance In Victoria, Texas

Tarzan Makes An Appearance In Victoria, Texas

So there once was an amazing dance drill team known as the Victoriadores . They were once a powerful force to be reckoned with in the high school dance team circuit, and now they are no longer even relevant… thanks to the actions of the Victoria Independent School District (Victoria, TX). While politics may have(…)

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The Legacy of the Brainerd Kixters

The Legacy of the Brainerd Kixters

So this is my first post on the Brainerd High School Kixters (Brainerd, MN). Now for those of you who don’t know anything about high school dance team competitions in Minnesota, what you need to understand is that the two main divisions that teams compete in are Kick and Jazz. Back in the late 80’s(…)

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Hey High School Dancers! Send In Your Halftime Field Show Videos!

Is your dance team performing a cool dance routine for your high school’s football game halftime festivities? Well upload it to YouTube, Vimeo, or Dropbox and send us the link!  DanceTeamNews.com will share the most entertaining performances on this website, and will review your dance team’s routine. Eventually, readers will get to vote for the top(…)

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Glendale’s Co-Ed Hip Hop Gets TRON-ized

Glendale’s Co-Ed Hip Hop Gets TRON-ized

Okay, so I saw this routine live at a regional competition. But the video you see here is of Glendale High School Drill Team’s (Glendale, CA) “TRON” themed co-ed hip hop routine from the 2010 competition season, as performed at the United Spirit Association Dance/Drill Nationals that same year. This routine was so darn clean…. and(…)

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Mt. Rainier High School Drill Team Never Fails To Impress

Mt. Rainier High School Drill Team Never Fails To Impress

Being a California native, I have never really thought much about Washington State dance-drill teams until very recently. The first team to really draw my attention was the drill team from Mt. Rainier High School (Des Moines, WA). When competing a small military routine, everything needs to be extremely clean and formations absolutely MUST be(…)

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A Bounty of Grande Battement Kicks… En Pointe!

A Bounty of Grande Battement Kicks… En Pointe!

Meet the Bountiful High School “Mandonelles” from Utah. This high school dance drill team is probably one of the best in the world when it comes to dance technique. Take a look at this stunning competition kick routine which earned them the title of State champions in 2010. Yes… those are ballet pointe shoes they(…)

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For Me… What Started It All… ALHAMBRA!

For Me… What Started It All… ALHAMBRA!

So I am dedicating this first post to the dance program that caught my eye back in college. A friend of mine showed me a video recording of a performance that she participated in during her high school years, where she was the captain of her dance-drill team at Alhambra High School (Alhambra, CA). I(…)

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