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About Us

The University of Texas at El Paso dance team is a unified and prestigious organization that is composed of dancers that come from diverse backgrounds but share a common interest: to foster UTEP pride throughout our community. These elite dancers showcase their talent while supporting UTEP athletic events, community activities, and the Miners’ Dance Showcase. These collegiate dance team members are diverse as the styles of dance they perform, achieving not only as a team, but also as scholars at The University of Texas at El Paso.

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The UTEP Dance Team strives and is committed to providing the team with the ability to express through movement, achieve academically, give back to the community, promote school pride and dedicate their passion through the Arts.


The members serve as ambassadors of The University of Texas at El Paso, while participating in many service projects and volunteer activities throughout the community and on campus. They strive to maintain the high standards of the Dance Organization and The University of Texas at El Paso.

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Dance Team Contact Information

Email Head Coach:

Leslie Lopez -

Spirit Coordinator:

Bianca Marquez -

Physical Address 500 w. University EL Paso, TX 79968

Mailing address 500 W. University El Paso, TX 79968

UTEP Dance Team Spirit Night

Our new athletic season is right around the corner. Make sure to sign up for Spirit Night on August 27, 2022 at the UTEP Sun Bowl. UTEP takes on University of North Texas. Please take this opportunity to sign up today!

Spirit night is an opportunity for all spirit/teams such as cheer and dance teams to participate in UTEP's first home game halftime performance. This is a great opportunity to bring your teams and or dancers together to showcase their talent!


Spirit night is available for Teams and Individuals (Elementary, Middle and High school Teams)

DATES For Spirit Night: (Performance date) August 27, 2022

  • Practice Dates: August 23 - 25th from 5pm - 8pm
  • Location for cheer: Sun Bowl
  • Location for dancers: Memorial Gym

Team Ticket Information:

  • Participants and up to 2 coaches receive complimentary tickets.

Deadline to register your team for spirit night is August 19, 2022.