Meet Our Summer Staff

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

Alex Rogers

Veteran Staff

"Words may inspire but only action creates change"-Simon Sinek

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    Texas State Strutter
    Graduate of Texas State University
    Current Director of The Colony High School

Ally Turquette

Staff Instructor

"Dance is the hidden language of the soul." -Martha Graham

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    Trinity Valley Community College Cardettes
    UNT North Texas Dancer
    Currently attending University of North Texas

Avery Waller

Staff Instructor

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."  - Walt Disney

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    Officer for Montgomery High School Dance Team
    Currently attending Sam Houston State University
    Favorite Genre to Teach: Jazz

Chelsea Peverill

Administrative Staff

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” - Maya Angelou

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    Graduate of Sam Houston State University
    Current Director of Lake Creek HS
    Favorite Genre to Teach: Pom

Chely Jones

Veteran Staff

"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." -Maya Angelou

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    McLennan Community College Dance Team
    Graduate of Texas Woman's University
    Currently pursuing MFA in Dance at Texas Woman's University

Dalia Trejo

Veteran Staff

"Just as the bird sings or the butterfly soars, because it is his natural characteristic, so the artist works." -  Alma Gluck

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    Taught at Sugarland Dance Center & Queens Intermediate
    Graduate of Sam Houston State University
    Currently with Pasadena ISD

Emily Cook

Staff Instructor

“Hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, they danced by the light of the moon.” Edward Lear

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    Currently attending Texas A&M University
    Dance Arts Society - Texas A&M
    Favorite Genre to Teach: Jazz or Contemporary

Emily Jensen

Veteran Staff

"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Wharton

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    Former TWU Pioneer Pride Dance Team Captain
    Graduate of Texas Woman's University
    Currently pursuing MFA in Dance at Texas Woman's University

Jessica Noxon

Administrative Staff

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. " Philippians 4:13

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    Kilgore College Rangerettes
    Graduate of Sam Houston State University
    Currently Director of Pasadena High School Dance Team

Kayla Karnes

Veteran Staff

"The greatest legacy anyone can leave behind is to positively impact the lives of others. Whenever you add value to other people's lives, you are unknowingly leaving footprints on the sands of time that live on, even after your demise." - Emeasoba George

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    Texas Wesleyan Gold Line Dancers
    Former Instructor at Founders Fine Arts Academy
    Graduate of Texas Wesleyan University

Laken Mize

Staff Instructor

"Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart."  Proverbs 3:3

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    Officer for Lake Creek High School
    Currently Attending Stephen F. Austin University
    Favorite Genre to Teach: Lyrical

Mariah Boyd

Staff Instructor

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    Instructor for Fredericksburg Performing Arts Studio
    Currently attending Texas State University
    Favorite Genre to Teach: Jazz

Megan Spencer

Administrative Staff

“Kindness can transform someone’s dark moment with a blaze of light. You’ll never know how much your caring matters. Make a difference for another today.” – Amy Leigh Mercree

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    Graduate of Sam Houston State University
    Former Director at Brownsboro Junior High & High School
    Currently Danceline Administrative Team

Morgan Van Dresar

Veteran Staff

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”  Mahatma Gandhi

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    Kilgore College Rangerettes
    Graduate of Texas A&M University
    Currently Director of Rudder High School Dance Team

Rachel Nabors

Staff Instructor

"Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act." Proverbs 3:27

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    MCC Dance Company
    Currently attending McLennan Community College
    Favorite Genre to Teach: Jazz

Sydney Mooty

Veteran Staff

"Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference." - Helen James

BIO HIGHLIGHTS:

    Kilgore College Rangerettes
    UNT North Texas Dancer
    Currently at University of North Texas