2021 High School Pom Prep/Mock Audition Clinics

Looking to try out for your high school’s dance team? Let us help!

Dual Star’s Pom Prep/Mock Audition clinic is designed to prepare dancers for high school level dance team tryouts as well as the audition process. It will incorporate stretch & strength training, dance technique, audition etiquette, and choreography.

We will have 2 clinics, please feel free to join us for 1 or both!

Clinic fee $30/clinic (non-refundable after 03/01/2021)

Clinic #1: Sunday, March 7th – 9am – 12pm
Clinic #2: Sunday, March 7th – 1pm – 4pm

Dual Star Academy of Dance
4181 E. County Line Rd. Unit B
Centennial, CO 80122


Clinic #1: Coach Mckenna
Mckenna is a Denver native born and raised. She attended Cherry Creek High School where she was part of the Poms team, a captain her senior year, and later went on to coach the JV team for 3 years. McKenna began her professional dance career with the Colorado Mammoth where she danced for 3 seasons during college. She has just finished her 3rd season with the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders. She attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. McKenna currently works as a Behavioral Therapist with children diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum and she is proficient in American Sign Language.

Clinic #2: Coach Kara
Kara began dancing at 13 years old and was on the Cherry Creek High School Poms team for three years, leading the team to back-to-back State Championships. After graduation, Kara moved to Los Angeles to pursue a degree in Business Administration at the University of Southern California. During her four years at USC, she danced for the University’s competitive dance team, Trojan Dance Force where she was selected as captain her senior year. Once Kara moved back to Denver, she was eager to continue her dance career and became a member of the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders for two seasons. She taught teen pom and teen jazz at Dual Star for 6.5 years. Kara currently works for an educational tech company based in Toronto, where she often travels.

  • Jazz Jazz The jazz program focuses on building strong technique, strength, and flexibility.
  • Ballet Ballet The ballet program teaches proper placement, turnout, technique and vocabulary in a disciplined environment and positive atmosphere.
  • Poms Poms The poms program focuses on preparing dancers for high school, college, or professional dance teams.
  • Hip-Hop Hip-Hop This is a fun and up-beat class that integrates many different styles of hip-hop including pop and lock, street style, and break dancing.
  • Tap Tap The tap program concentrates on both rhythmic and classical tap methods.

Important Dates

Studio Closures

Monday, March 15 – Sunday, March 21, 2021

Sunday, May 29 – Monday, May 31, 2021

Birthday Parties

Dual Star offers birthday parties! We can customize a birthday to fit your theme! Dual Star offers party packages for dance birthdays as well as puppet birthdays. For more information or to book your party, call 303-770-6498.


4181 E. County Line Rd. Unit B
Centennial, CO 80122

Natalie and Lauren Hellerstein

Assistant Director:
Brooke Smith