MGCCC’s Official Dance Team
Perkettes are the official dance team at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Established in 1952, the Perkettes are proud members of MGCCC Band of Gold, exemplifying tradition, precision and excellence.
Date: Feburary 24, 2021 & April 14, 2021
Time: 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Location: Band Hall/ MGCCC Perkinston Campus
There is no pre-registration for the event. Participants will be able to register upon entry. Temperatures will be checked at door and masks will be worn AT ALL TIMES.
To ensure the health and safety of participants, the first round of Perkette Auditions for our 2021-2022 season has been converted to an online format. Videos for the first round of auditions will be provided on the website and participants must film themselves performing all components in order to be considered as a Perkette Dance Team finalist.
First Round Virtual Audition submissions are DUE no later than midnight on April 23rd.
Perkette Dance Team finalists will be notified via email following their virtual submission, and asked to attend a choreography audition (in-person) Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 9:00 A.M. in the Malone Hall Auditorium at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston Campus.
For consideration, please fill out the form using the link below and upload all the supplemental information requested. To satisfy the Perkette 2021-2022 Audition Requirements you will need to:
- Complete the Registration Form
- Complete and Sign the Liability Waiver Provided
- Upload a Current Headshot
- Upload a Copy of Medical Insurance Card (Front and Back)
- Upload a Copy of MGCCC Acceptance Letter OR an Unofficial Transcript
- Attach a video link of yourself performing the first round of Perkette Audition Requirements:
- Kick Combo
- Leap Combo
- Turn Combo
- MGCCC Fight Song
For your video submission, be sure to dress to impress! Please wear black dance shorts, sport bra, and jazz shoes. Judges will evaluate body lines and motions; loose clothing is a hindrance and disadvantage. Therefore, do not wear T-shirts, baggy pants and/or sweats. Please fix hair and make-up as you would for a performance. Hair should be pulled back out of face in either a ponytail or bun with NO flyaways, and NO exposed body tattoos or miscellaneous jewelry (necklaces, apple watches, bracelets, belly button rings, etc.) will be allowed. (ONE pair of earrings is fine.)
ALL AUDITION FORMS AND MATERIALS ARE DUE BY MIDNIGHT ON SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 2021.
For any questions/concerns, contact Perkette Coordinator Britney Patten at Britney.Kuehn@mgccc.edu.