The Cubs Dance Team is the official dance team of Mount Royal University. Comprised of 18 talented young women, the Cubs serve as ambassadors of Mount Royal University, Cougars Athletics and the City of Calgary. By being involved in different volunteer opportunities community events around campus and the city of Calgary, the team strives to build a better, energetic, and engaging community in and out of the university.
The Cubs dancers are selected through an intensive audition and interview process, where they are evaluated on their dance experience, ability, performance and attitudes.
All members are actively involved in the Mount Royal community through volunteering, studies, work and on-campus involvement!
Our Philosophy The focus of The Cubs Dance Team is to develop a strong, intensive team through which members can be more involved in MRU student life and have an enriching on-campus dance experience. As a result, our team will provide opportunities to pursue dance as well as develop a strong sense of community at Mount Royal University. Want to help us get here? Sponsorship opportunities are available!
Team Goals Our primary goal is to create a technically strong and engaged group of dancers based out of Mount Royal University. Our secondary goal is to promote community involvement and sense of belonging within MRU and Calgary. We strive to support our athletes with the skills and confidence necessary to be successful leaders within our community while living active, positive and engaged lifestyles. Our long-term goal is to get involved in university-level dance competitions across Western Canada.
About the Team The Cubs Dance Team is the official dance team of Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta. It was formed in 2014 through the student association (SAMRU). The team started off as a small group of twelve dancers whose common goal was to use dance as a way to promote school spirit, as well as support MRU's athletic teams. Now, The Cubs are an intensive group of 18 with the focus on providing high level, entertaining dance routines. The Cubs perform at all Cougars home basketball games along with other university events, community fundraisers & events including Lilac Festival, Calgary Stampede Parade, Cowboys Dance Hall performances, and the Calgary Pride Parade. The Cubs host an annual charity gala in support of the Children's Hospice.
The Cubs Dance Team is committed to sharing our teams love of dance with the entire MRU/YYC community. Each month, the team hosts Open Classes to allow everyone the opportunity to begin or maintain their dance experience. These classes require no experience and range in styles. For this years class schedule, click here.