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Golden Essence Dance Team

About the Team

The Golden Essence Dance Team was founded as a student organization, and then became a support/spirit team for Tuskegee University under Students Life. Since then, Golden Essence Dance Team has become a tradition of Tuskegee University. The team consists of approximately 20 young ladies that wish to continue their dance careers while entertaining the sports fans at Tuskegee university men’s basketball games. The dance team is under the advisement of Mrs. Marie Hunter-Howell.

What We Do…

The team has become a support/spirit team for the Tuskegee University men’s basketball team. They perform halftime routines at all home games. In addition to performing at all of the men’s home basketball games, Golden Essence Dance Team also perform for many different events held on campus.


Members of the team practices 10-12 hours a week during the normal school year. Attendance is mandatory at all performances and practices. Golden Essence Dance Team comes second ONLY to ACADEMICS.


Marie Hunter-Howell – Advisor of Golden Essence Dance Team
Email –
Phone – 334-724-4192
Location – Huntington Hall, room 202E