12/11/2006 4:59 PM
- Last season, Spokane native and Shock Dance Team Captain Denee left a lasting impression on Shock fans. Since the Shock season ended, Denee has moved to Seattle and become a member of the Seattle Sonics Dance team. The Sonics just released their annual Dance Team calendar and Denee was selected as the cover model. With the 2007 Shock Dance Team try-outs just around the corner (February 3rd and 4th), we thought we'd check in with Denee for the fourth installment of 10 questions.
10 Questions with Denee
1) How many years have you been dancing?
I started my first dance class at the age of 3 and been dancing ever since.
2) Last season was truly a historic season for the Shock. You had one of the best seats in the house to watch the history unfold before your very eyes. If you could only use one word to describe last season, what would it be?
3) What are the top three songs you have on your IPOD play list right now?
Wind it up Gwen Stefani
Youre to good to be true Lauren Hill
4) How do you think your experience with the Shock prepared you for your Sonics Dance team try-out and the rest of their season?
Re-instilled my passion for performing.
5) What are some of the differences and similarities have you noticed as a member of the Sonics Dance Team compared to the Shock Dance Team?
The main difference is shorter performance time. For the Sonics we only dance at the time outs, where with the Shock we danced the entire game.
Getting the opportunity to perform for a crowd that adores their team.
6) What tips or trade secrets could you pass on to someone who is considering trying out for this years Shock Dance Team?
Always smile, be professional, dance full out throughout the entire tryout because the judges are always watching
7) Whats on your Christmas list this year?
Gift certificate to IKEA so I can revamp my apartment
8) Fill in the blank: If Kevin Ferderline called I would...
Transfer the call to Dr. Phills hotline.
9) What is the one song that no matter how crabby you are brings a smile to your face and makes you want to dance?
Somewhere Over The Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo`ole
10) If you had to describe a Shock game to somebody who has never been to one, what would you say?
Describing it wouldnt give a Shock game justice, you just have to go and see for yourself.
The 2007 Shock Dance Team will be holding try-outs on February 3rd, with the finals on February 9th at the Big Easy. The finals will be open to the public (all ages) with a $5 admission fee. Women who are interested in trying out for the Dance team can pre-register by following the link here: REGISTRATION FORM