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The California University of Pennsylvania Dance Team is currently made of 21 girls, all who are in great academic standing and dedicated to their passion of dance.  The team performs at home women and men's basketball games, various volleyball and hockey games, on-campus events such as Relay For Life, and competitions.  Along with performing, the team donates their time to community service events such as the Big Event, Relay for Life, and others.  

Currently, the team is competed at a local dance competition at Washington and Jefferson College. The team returned home first place high score in large group, first place high score in small group and first place high score in duo/trio. In 2013, the team won first place overall and in 2014, Ashley Betmarik (former Captain, and assistant coach) received "Best Hip Hop Choreography."  The Dance Team also performs in the Spring Dance Concert hosted by the Theater and Dance Department.

Keep your eye out for a performance by the team at campus events! They love getting support from their fellow classmates and faculty members!

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The Vulcan Dance team is a performance-based dance team that consists of student participants from a wide variety of academic majors coached by a university instructor. Team members are selected through try-outs which occur early every fall semester and are announced to the general student body. The dance team holds 2 weekly practices, and performs at many university athletic settings. The team also participates in various regional dance team competitions where they have been very successful.



Meeting Day(s)
  • Monday
  • Friday
Meeting Time(s)

If you meet multiple times per week, please indicate times for each day.

Monday 8-11pm; Friday 3-5:30pm

Meeting Location

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131 Hamer Hall; the dance studio both practices

President Name

Taylor Brookings

President Email Address
Vice President Name

Jessica Desvarro

Vice President Email Address
Advisor Name

Rebecca Hess

Advisor Email Address
Membership Process

If your organization has selective membership, please describe the selection process.

Members are selected by a panel of judges via a try out process held every year.