Learn from some of the best guard instructors in the world

The Phantom Regiment Color Guard has a storied history, influencing the ever-evolving marching arts activity since our drum corps’ founding in 1956. Our color guard training programs are developed and taught by some of the most accomplished movement and equipment instructors in the activity.

Color Guard Training Opportunities are designed for experienced and aspiring performers from all high school & college levels.

Are you ready to perform with confidence?

Whether this is your first or fourth year as a performer, our color guard training experiences will have you motivated and confident to move, spin, and catch with confidence.

All sessions are geared toward teaching the Phantom Regiment approach to movement and equipment technique. Instruction will include basic and intermediate color guard fundamentals as well as one-on-one performance coaching.

For those interested in furthering their color guard career in high school, college, drum corps, or winterguard, this camp is a great way to prepare for all ensembles.

Come ready to learn, spin, move, and have fun!

Areas of concentration include:

Movement

  • Strength and Stamina training
  • Center Exercises
  • Across the Floors
  • Lyrical/Modern Dance Combinations

Equipment

  • Flag, Rifle & Sabre center exercises
  • Flag, Rifle & Sabre tossing exercises
  • Flag, Rifle & Sabre Choreography

PLUS: LIVE Q&A with current members of the Phantom Regiment Color Guard! 

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Color Guard Caption Head

Stephanie Chavez

Color Guard Caption Head

Stephanie Chavez

Stephanie Chavez began her color guard career as a member of the Cypress Falls High School Color Guard from 2003-2007. Upon graduating from high school, she continued to pursue her passion for color guard as a member of the Phantom Regiment Color Guard from 2007-2010. During her time with the Phantom Regiment, Ms. Chavez served as the Color Guard Co-Captain in 2009 and Color Guard Captain in 2010. After four years with the Phantom Regiment, Ms. Chavez decided to march her last summer of drum corps with the 2011 Carolina Crown. Aside from drum corps, Ms. Chavez, also performed during the winter guard season with Code Black in 2008 and continued her performance career as Captain of Cypress Independent Winter Guard in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2016.

After many years as a performer, Ms. Chavez continued her involvement in the color guard activity as an educator for several high school and independent color guard programs in Texas. From 2007-2013, Ms. Chavez was the Color Guard Director at Cypress Ridge High School. From 2010-2015 she was a tech/choreographer for the 2014 Scholastic Open champions, Spring High School and from 2013-2018 she was the Color Guard Director of the 2017 Winter Guard International Scholastic A champions, Klein Oak High School. During the summers of 2012- 2013, she taught the Blue Knights Color Guard, the Crossmen Color Guard in 2015- 2016 and the Boston Crusaders Color Guard in 2017. From 2013-2015 and 2017-2019 Chavez served as a tech/choreographer for Cypress Independent.

Chavez is currently the Color Guard Director of Friendswood High School and will be returning for her third summer with the Phantom Regiment as Color Guard Caption Head. Aside from her career in the color guard activity, she is also a graduate from the University of Houston with a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and a minor in Education.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Virtual Color Guard Camp

June 30 - July 1

Virtual Color Guard Camp

July 12 - July 13

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