Psyche dance team performs well in Sacramento |

Psyche dance team performs well in Sacramento

Provided to the SunTristyn Olvera of Truckee won the elementary hip-hop dance solo division.

The Psyche senior dance team ” part of Truckee-based T-n-T Explosion ” took third-place in the Northern California United Dance Championship in Sacramento on Feb. 17.

The team’s newest member, Tristyn Olvera, won the elementary solo division. In the senior soloist division, Aly Raymer placed fifth, Lauren Wilson seventh and Javier Espinoza eighth.

The team is traveling to Carson City on Saturday. The senior and adult teams will compete between 4:35 and 6:15 p.m., the senior soloist will compete at 9:20 the same evening, and the elementary team will compete Sunday between 7:30 p.m. and 9.

Next, the Psyche dance team will compete at the Jamz Nationals in Las Vegas on March 22-24.

Team members will also train the next eight weeks with D.C. Productions ” working with Darnell Carroll ” in the Bay Area to perform in the show “FIRE.” The senior team has also been invited as guest performers in the hip-hop show.

T-N-T offers year-round competitive hip-hop teams for boys and girls from kindergarten age to adult. The senior team will hold auditions in April. They have five openings for boys and girls ages 14-18. Anyone interested in auditioning must be an intermediate to advanced hip-hop dancer. The elementary and junior teams do not have auditions. T-N-T is having All-Star cheerleading tryouts in April for junior level 2 and senior Level 3 grades first-12th. For information call 587-8326.

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