Klave FX Girls


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Irlanda Astrid Salinas
Performances: 19
Member Since: April 2012

I am 16 years old, born on October 13, 1997 in Brownsville, Texas. I started dancing at the age of 5 and my dance experience covers Ballet, Pointe, jazz, hip hop, tap, lyrical, and ballroom. I was a member of the Destination Imagination team, Science Fair, Brainsville at Southmost Elementary. I am the captain of the dance team and member of the ballroom team and an officer of the Hanan Strutters. 
Education & Goals: I am attending Hanna High School. My goals are to study at the University of Houston to become a dance teacher.
Dance Schools
- Allegro Ballet School
- Tumbling Central USA
- Christian Dance Arts
Achievements
- 1st Place 2012 "I Love Dance": Production 2012
- 3rd Place 2012 "I Love Dance": Lyrical Solo 2012
- 1st Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Foxtrot 2011
- 1st Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Swing 2011
- 3rd Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Cha Cha 2011
- 3rd Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Salsa 2011
- 2011 Gold and Silver Medalist Starbound Competition

Other activities: I attend CCE classes on Sunday at Lord Of Divine Mercy Catholic Church and on my spare time I like to watch Television.
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Taylor Guerrero
Performances: 40
Member Since: October 2011

I was born December 2, 2003 in Brownsville, Texas and I am now 10 years old. I have been dancing since I was 2 years old. I have danced Ballet, Lyrical, Latin, Hip Hop, and Tap. I am currently a cheerleader at Pullam Elementary and a member of the Girl Scouts.I am a member of the Extreme Dance Competition Team at Dance Expressions Studio. I am a hard worker and dedicated to dancing and will always be a dancer.
Education & Goals: I am currently attending Pullam Elementary. My goals are to become a dance instructor and a chef so I can cook healthy food for people.
Dance Schools
- Dance Expressions
- Dancin' at the Studio
Achievements
- 1st Place Showmanship "Tremaine" Latin Group Competition 2013
- A&B Honor Student

Other activities: I love dancing, swimming, painting, cooking and reading. I have played on a kickball and basketball teams, and I have attended swimming lessons with Gus and Goldie for 2 years. I am currently attending CCD classes at the Holy Family Church and I also have played various parts in my church Christmas program for the past 4 years. I am also a member of Girl Scouts Troop 420.
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Hannah Isabella Juarez
Performances: 30
Member Since: April 2012

I was born on September 3, 2003, in Brownsville, Texas.  I began dancing at the age of 3 and my repertory includes Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, and Latin dance. I am a part of the Extreme Dance Competition Team at Dance Expressions. Also I serve as a Student Ambassador at my Skinner Elementary where I help make decisions with my school principal. I have competed in Destination Imagination, Science Fairs, and UIL.
Education & Goals: I am a 5th grade student at Lucille Skinner Elementary. I aspire to become a cardiologist and anticipate pursuing a successful practice in Brownsville to better serve our community. I understand that the good people of the Rio Grande Valley need this type of medical service.
Dance Schools
- Dance Expressions
- Dancin' at the Studio
- High Velocity of Gymnastics
- Christian Dance Arts
Achievements
- 1st Place Showmanship "Tremaine" Latin Group Competition - 2013
- 1st Place BISD Science Fair
- "A" Honor Student

Other activities: I enjoy spending time with her family and going to church on Sundays. I like to go to parks and local restaurants, along with watching movies. I am a God-fearing child, and carry myself as a Christian on a daily basis.
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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America Alexandra Sanchez
Performances: 37
Member Since: January 2012

I am 9 years old and I have basically been dancing since I was able to walk. I have been training in ballet for 7 years now, 6 years in tap, and 5 years in hip hop. In the last few years I have also added, lyrical, pointe, gymnastics and Latin dance to my background. I joined Dance Expressions' Extreme Dance competition team in 2012. I have been lucky  to share the stage with my teammates from the Rio Grande Valley to Puerto Rico.
Education & Goals: I am a 3rd grader at Americo Paredes Elementary. My current goal is to continue getting good grades in school and remain an "A" Honor Roll student. My future goal is to have a long professional career in dance and one day come back home and run my mom's dance studio.
Dance Schools
- Dance Expressions
- Dancin' at the Studio
- Christian Dance Arts 
Achievements
- Tremaines' Nationals Qualifier in Orlando, Florida - 2013
- 1st Place Showmanship "Tremaine" Latin Group Competition - 2013
- 1st Place "Tremaine" Latin Group Competition - 2013
- 1st Place "Tremaine" Contemporary Group Competition - 2013
- Nuvo's Nationals Qualifier in New York City - 2013
- High Silver "Nuvo" Jazz Solo Competition - 2013
- 1st Place "iHollywood" Contemporary Group Competition - 2013

Other activities: I have also been playing the piano for 3 years now and have recently began learning to play the violin as well. Music and dance are my passion and make me happy. I also enjoy baking, reading books and hanging out with all my family and friends.
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Mandeline Maria Martinez
Performances: 21
Member Since: November 2013

I am a Brownsville native that was on born on July 9, 2003. I began dancing at the age of 3 years old. Throughout the last few years, I have been learning  ballet, lyrical, tap, contemporary, hip hop, pointe, jazz, and latin. I have also taken gymnastic classes in order to enhance my dance. Dance is what I do!
Education & Goals: I am attendng Pullam Elementary. I want to start my medical career in  the University of Texas in Austin and then attend the Medical School at Baylor University to become a Pediatrician.
Dance Schools
- Dance Expressions
- Dancin' at the Studio
Achievements
- Tremaines' Nationals Qualifier in Orlando, Florida - 2013
- 1st Place Showmanship "Tremaine" Latin Group Competition 2013
- 1st Place "Tremaine" Latin Group Competition 2013
- 1st Place "Tremaine" Contemporary Group Competition 2013
- Nuvo's Nationals Qualifier in New York City - 2013
- 1st Place Team Regional Destination Imagination
- 1st Place Oral Reading - UIL, 2013

Other activities: I also enjoy acting, singing, tumbling, all sports, and especially dance. I am a member of Girl Scouts Troop #420. I attend St. Mary's church and I am a volunteer with Charro Days Inc. I love spending time with my family.
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Mia Marcela Martinez
Performances: 14
Member Since: December 2013

I was born on March 19, 2002, in Brownsville, TX. I began dancing at the age of 2. I have experience in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Pointe, Street Dance, Contemporary, and Latin. I have attended St. Mary's Catholic School, Parades Elementary, and Pullam Elementary throughout my elementary years. I was a member of cheerleading, Girl Scouts, the Destination Imagination "DI" team, and Student Council Secretary
Education & Goals: I am currently a 6th grader at Stillman Middle School and am enrolled in Pre-AP and STEM classes.
Dance Schools
- Dance Expressions
- Dancin' at the Studio
Achievements
- Tremaines' Nationals Qualifier in Orlando, Florida - 2013
- 1st Place "Tremaine" Contemporary Group Competition 2013
- Nuvo's Nationals Qualifier in New York City - 2013
- 1st Place "iHollywood" Tap Solo Competition 2013
- 1st Place "iHollywood" Contemporary Group Competition 2013
- President of Girl Scouts Troop #420 for 2 years
- Student Council Secretary for the 2012-2013 school year

Other activities: I enjoy swimming, singing, tumbling, playing sports, and especially dance. I attend St. Mary's churcha and I am a volunteer with Charro Days Inc. I also love spending time with my family and friends in my spare time.
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Daniela Rodriguez
Performances: 6
Member: March 2014

I am 11 years old, born on October 18, 2002 in Hutchinson, MN. I started dancing at the age of 6. Ive previously danced ballet, lyrical, hip hop, jazz and Fred Astaire Ballroom rhythms.
Education & Goals: I am currently a 6th grader at Oliceira Middle School. I'm involved in all Pre-AP classes and I'm also in the STEM Program. My future goals are to become an Architect or a Professional Dancer
Dance Schools
- Dance Infinity
Achievements
- Grand Champs 2014 Ballroom Mini-Match Newcomers category
- 1st Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Merengue 2014
- 1st Place BISD Science Fair 2013-2014
- 2nd Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Walts 2014
- 2nd Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Cha Cha 2014
- 2nd Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Foxtrot 2014
- A Honor Roll Student

Other activities: I enjoy being with my family, baking, singing, and swimming. I play volleyball and softball for a competitive team.
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Sabrina Storm Herrera
Performances: 25
Member Since: November 2012

I was born in Brownsville, Texas on December 12, 2003. I started attending school in 2004 at the age of 2 yrs old at Kenmont Montessori School. I have 2 years dance experience and my repertory includes Hip Hop and Salsa.
Education & Goals: I am currently a 3rd grade student at St. Mary's Catholic School in Brownsville, Texas. She enjoys going to school to learn. Math, language, and reading are my favorite subjects. My goals are to become veterinarian.
Dance Schools
- Dance Expressions
- Dancin at the Studio
Achievements
- "A" Honor Roll Student
- Top Reader
- Orange Stripped Belt (Tae Kwan Do)

Other activities: My hobbies are dancing, singing, swimming and traveling. I sing in the St. Mary's Church choir and I am always willing to volunteer and help others. I have participated in volunteer activities at the local zoo and the beach cleanup.
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Layzabeth Gonzalez
Performances: 3
Member: July 2014

I was born on July 13, 1997 in Brownsville, Texas. I started dancing at the age of 2 and my dance experience covers Ballet, Pointe, jazz, hip hop, tap, lyrical, and ballroom. I have been a member of the Allegro Dance Company since the age of 8. I am the Colonel of the Hanna Strutters dance team and member of the ballroom team.
Education & Goals: I am currently attending Hanna High School and will be graduation in the spring 2015. My goals are to study at the University of North Texas and receive a masters degree in Dance.
Dance Schools
- Allegro Ballet School
Achievements
- 1st Place 2014 I Love Dance: Lyrical Solo 2014
- 1st Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Jive 2013, 2014
- 1st Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Open Cha-Cha 2014
- 1st Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Rumba 2012, 2013
- 1st Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Foxtrot 2013
- 1st Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Swing 2012
- 2011 Gold and Silver Medalist Starbound Competition

Other activities: I am a member of the Hanna Varsity Track Team and on my spare time I like to read and listen to music.
Last Update:October 15, 2014
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Ellie Cisneros
Performances: 14
Member Since: December 2013

I am 10 years old and I was born on April 15, 2003. I have been taking dance lessons since I was 3 years old and I am currently taking Ballet, Tap, Gymnastics, Latin and my favorite type of dance, Lyrical. Dance is my life and I love it!
Education & Goals: I am now currently enrolled at Pullam Elementary as a fifth grader. I want to be a veterinarian because I love animals. My pets always take care of me and I want to do the same for animals. I want to pursue my carrer at Texas A&M. I also want to keep dancing, so I would like to minor in dance.
Dance Schools
- Dancin at the Studio
- Dance Expressions
Achievements
- Tremaines' Nationals Qualifier in Orlando, Florida - 2013
- 1st Place "Tremaine" Contemporary Group Competition 2013
- 2nd Place "Tremaine" Lyrical Group Competition 2013
- Nuvo's Nationals Qualifier in New York City - 2013
- 2nd Place "Nuvo" Duet Competition 2013
- 1st Place "I Hollywood" Theatrical Group Competition 2012
- 1st Place "I Hollywood" Solo Competition 2012

Other activities: I love to dance and take care of my pets. I also like to spend time with my family, jump on my trampoline, and watch movies. I have also helped to raise money, "Pennies for Pasta" to help with the cure for cancer.
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Karina Parra
Performances: 24
Member Since: October 2010

I am 14 years of age and I love to dance. I am from Brownsville, Texas and I have been dancing since I was seven years old. My dance experience covers Ballet, Hip hop, Tap, Jazz, Latin, and Lyrical. Dancing has made me a more disciplined person.
Education & Goals: When I grow up I look forward to a profession in the medical field. I would love to one day be a professional performer on Broadway and travel around the world. I want attend different dance companies to get more dance experience. This will help me grow as a dancer and teach others who would like to pursue a dance career.
Dance Schools
- Dancin' at the Studio
- Broadway Dance Studio
Achievements
- Science Fair Special Recognition in 2012
- 3rd Place in Track Meet in 2009

Other activities: I have also participated in volleyball, track and I have volunteered at La Posada at the Good Neighbor Settlement House. Also I am currently the student council treasurer for my school.
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Angelique Azelle Trevino
Performances: 27
Member Since: October 2010

I was born on January 3, 2001 in Brownsville, Texas. I have been dancing since I was 7 years old and training in dance genres such as Ballet, Point, Tap, Hip Hop, Latin and Lyrical.  I am captain of the Starlettes Drill Team at Stillman Middle School. I have been performing at various salsa events at a state, national, and international level.  I am also a member of the Extreme Dance Competition Team at Dance Expressions Studio.
Education & Goals: I am currently a student at Stillman Middle School. My goals are to continue my education and attend college. I also intend to continue my dance training to become a dance instructor and perform professionally in the most prestigious stages.
Dance Schools
- Dance Expressions
- Dancin' at the Studio
Achievements
- 1st Place "Tremaine" Contemporary Group Competition – 2013
- Tremaine's Nationals Qualifier in Orlando City - 2013
- 2nd Place "Tremaine" Tap Trio Competition – 2013
- 2nd Place "Tremaine" Lyrical Group Competition – 2013
- Nuvo's Nationals Qualifier in New York City - 2013
- "A&B" Honor Student

Other activities: I have played basketball in the Brownsville Boys & Girls Club and participated in the Charro Days Celebration. I am a member of Christ the King Catholic Church, participate in the Youth Group, and volunteer at the Annual Carnival. In my free time, I love to dance, draw, paint, and read.
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Sophia Martin
Performances: 10
Member Since: November 2013

I am 10 yrs old, born July 29, 2003 in Brownsville Texas. I discovered my passion in dancing last years. I enjoy dancing hip-pop, merengue, swing,, rumba, and tango. I recently joined ballroom dancing in my school.
Education & Goals: I attend Yturria Elementary School, I am in 5th grade and excel in the subjects of math and science. I would like to become a teacher when I grow up.
Dance Schools
- LatiAngels Dance Team
Achievements
- Blue Stripped Belt (Tae Kwan Do)

Other activities: My biggest passion is going to church. I am an outdoor child enjoying church camps in the state of Tennessee. I am a member of Iglesia Bautista West Brownsville worship team I love playing tennis, kick ball, and riding my rip stick and love the beach
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Ana Lucia Carbonell
Performances: 7
Member: January 2014

I was born on August 5th 2003. I started dancing at the edge of 3. I am enrolled in Polynesian dances, such as hawaiian and tahitian dance, rhythmic gymnastics and Olympic gymnastic.
Education & Goals: I am currently in 5th grade at Harmony Science Academy. I will like to attend law school and also go to collage in the Julliard , in NY.
Dance Schools
- High Velocity of Gymnastics
- Ritmika School
- Molokai Studio
Achievements
- 1st Place Mexico National Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition - 2010

Other activities: I am participating in the Volley Ball team. I love to swim and I am a member of mermaid club. In addition, I love to dance, acting, cook and edit videos and photography .
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Nayeli Carolina Maldonado
Performances: 19
Member Since: October 2011

I was born on April 5th 2001 in Brownsville, TX. I started dancing at the age of 5 and I enrolled in ballet, gymnastics, Hip Hop and Latin dance classes. I like to do a lot of things but most of all my passion is to dance.

Education & Goals: Currently I am a 5th grader at Yturria Elementary. I expect to continue with my good grades so I can get into a good college. Also, I would like to pursue my dancing abilities in the future.
Dance Schools
- Dancin at the Studio
- South Texas Performing Academy
Achievements
- "A&B" Honor Student

Other activities: I enjoy reading books, bike riding, listening to music and playing volleyball.
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Stefanie Thompson
Performances: 6
Member: March 2014

I was born on November 22, 2000 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.  I started dance lessons at the age of 2, and have trained in classical Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and have studied ballroom rhythms for the last 2 years. I am currently a member of the Vela Middle School ballroom team, and was co-captain of the Americo Paredes Sharkettes in 2011-2012. I am also a member of the Vela MS varsity "A Capella" Choir.
Education & Goals: I am currently a student in the STEM program at Vela Middle School. My fascinations besides dance are choir and outer space. I plan to study aerospace engineering and work at NASA, but dance as long as my body allows. I wish to travel and experience the world, learning as much culture as possible and attending dance workshops along the way.
Dance Schools
- Bella Artes Academy
- The Ballet Conservatory
- The Art of Dance Academy
Achievements
- 1st Place District Science Fair 2013
- Special Recognition at Regional Science Fair 2014
- "Sweepstakes" UIL varsity choir 2014
- Exxon Mobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp 2013 at UPTA
- All City Choir member 2013-2014
- "A" Honor Roll Student

Other activities: I enjoy singing, dancing and spending time with my friends and family in my spare time. I also like to read and draw.
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Gylsa Fernanda Arce
Performances: None
Member: September 2014

I am 12 years old and I enjoy Dancing and playing instruments.  In 5th Grade I was a student Ambassador at Skinners Elementary. I am in the Gifted and Talented program in BISD. I have competed in Destination Imagination, Science Fair, UIL, and Ballroom.
Education & Goals: I am in the 6th Grade in Stell Middle School and in the future I hope to become a professional musician and have my own orchestra.
Dance Schools
- Bellas Artes
Achievements
- 1ST Place BISD Science Fair 2014
- 1ST Place Destination Imagination 2014
- 1ST Place BISD Science Fair 2013
- 1ST Place BISD Science Fair 2012
- 6th Place UIL Oral Reading 2014
- "A" Honor Roll Student

Other activities: I know how to play the piano, recorder, guitar, violin, cello, and O am learning how to play the clarinet.
Last Update: October 28, 2014
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Camila Azucena Trevino
Performances: None
Member: February 2015

I am 10 years old and I was born on May 17, 2003 in Brownsville, TX. When I was little, I knew that I would love to dance. Later in life, I started realizing that dance was my passion. I am in Ballroom Dancing iat Stillman Middle School. Dancing has mde a better cange in my life.
Education & Goals: I am currently a 6th grader at Stillman Middle School. I have maintained a "A/B" honor roll student. My goals are to become a nurse and help people in need.
Dance Schools
- Dance Expressions
- Dancin' at the Studio
Achievements
- 1st Place Track Meet 2014
- 3rd Place Science Fair 2013
- 2nd Place Art Fair 2013
- "A&B" Honor Roll

Other activities: I have always enjoyed the outdoors and practice sports. I am in a volleyball and soccer team. I also like to hang out with friends and family on the spare time.
Last Update: March 4, 2015


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Elizabeth Isabella Fragoso
Performances: 8
Member Since: September 2013 - November 2014

I am 9 years old and I have been dancing since I was 7 years old. I have trained in hip hop, lyrical, gymnastics, and Latin. I also enjoy the challenge of learning new dance skills and meeting new classmates in my various classes. I love dancing because what I am unable to express in words I am able to express through my dancing.
Education & Goals: I am currently in the 4th grade. My sister Megan has been an inspiration and has inspired me to attend Texas A&M University and pursue a career as a Veterinarian which willfulfill my dream of helping animals.
Dance Schools
- Dance Expressions
- Dance Infinity
Achievements
- A Honor Roll
- Accelerated Reading Program

Other activities: I like reading, baking, art, spending time with my family and Dancing. I have volunteered with my mother at West Brownsville Little League, as well as participating in feeding the homeless by giving time to our community in order to help and improve the city of Brownsville.
Last Update: October 15, 2014
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Andrea Orta
Performances: 8
Member Since: June 2013 - July 2014

I am a 12-year old proud Brownsville native, and I have been dancing since the age of two. I am currently a dance assistant at Dance Infinity, and train in all-senior and company classes. My training includes ballet, Pointe, hip-hop, lyrical, jazz tap folklorico, belly dancing, latin, and Fred Astaire Ballroom rhythms. I am currently a member of the Dance Team at Oliveira middle school.
Education & Goals: I am currently a 6th grader at Oliveira Middle School. My goal is to study dance at Texas State University. I would like to someday open my own dance studio to transmit my love of dance to others.
Dance Schools
- Dance Infinity
- Dance Expressions
- Christian Dance Arts
Achievements
- 1st Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Tango 2013
- 1st Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Cha Cha 2013
- 2nd Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Merengue 2013
- 2nd Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Rumba 2013
- 2nd Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Waltz 2013
- 1st Place UIL Music Memory
- 2nd Place Science Fair: Life Science

Other activities: I enjoy traveling with my family discovering the beauty of nature. I also enjoy spending time with friends and learning about turtles. This summer I plan to volunteer in turtle rescue at South Padre Island.
Last Update: July 20, 2014
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Eryka Rodriguez   (7 Performances: January 2012 - October 2012)
I am 11 years old. I have lived in Brownsville all my life. My favorite thing to do is dance. I have danced since I was 3 years old. I first started dancing ballet and right now I dance hip-hop and Latin. I'm also on the Pullam Elementary Ballroom and Cheerleader teams. In the Ballroom team, I was chosen to dance waltz, fox trot, cha cha, merengue, and swing.

Education & Goals: I am currently a student at Pullam Elementary and part of Destination Imagination teams which I enjoy doing. My goals are to become an Art teacher and teach dance at school and at my own dance school.
Dance Schools
- Dance Expression
- Broadway Dance Studio
Achievements
- 1st Place Science Fair in 2010
- 1st Place Destination Imagination in 2012
- Destination Imagination Texas State Finalist

Other activities: On my free time, I love to read books.

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Hannah Lizeth Obregon
Performances: 6
Member: June 2012 - August 2013
Last Update: July 15, 2013

I was born June 25, 2001 in Plantation, Florida. I began dancing ballet & tap at the age of three. I have experience in ballet, jazz, tap, flamenco, folklorico, hip-hop. I was a member of ballroom, chess, and cheerleading teams at Pullam Elementary.

Education & Goals: I am currently in 7th grade at Stillman Middle School and enrolled in all Pre-AP classes. My goals for the future are to graduate top of my class in High School, and hope to earn scholarships to be able to attend Stanford University and earn a degree in Criminal law.
Dance Schools
- Allegro Ballet School
- University Center for Arts
- Everglades School
Achievements
- 1st Place Destination Imagination in 2012
- President Award for Academic Excellence in 2012
- 1st Place Science Award (3rd and 5th Grade)
- UTB talent search member 2012
- Duke tip award 4th and 5th grade
- "A" Honor Roll Student

Other activities: I play soccer for competitive team and I have volunteered with my parents to do beach clean ups, toy drives. We compost and recycle at my house and we try to teach others to do the same. This year I participated with my parents in the cancer relay for life, while helping raise funds. I like drawing and do arts and crafts on my spare time.

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Kylie Danielle Ruiz   (6 Performances: October 2011 - August 2012)
I am eight years old and I enjoy dancing, writing stories, and singing. I began taking ballet, tap, and Latin dance classes at the age of seven. I am continuing my dance studies and I will be taking my first dance syllabus dance exams. I am in the Gifted and Talented Program in BISD, Destination Imagination Team, and a cheerleader as well.

Education & Goals: I hope to continue dancing and earn all of my dance certificates. Attending the University of Texas at Austin and becoming a doctor have been my goal since I was four years old.
Dance Schools
- Unlimited Dance Studio
- Dancin' at the Studio
Achievements
- "A" Honor Roll Student

Other activities: I have been part of a Girl Scout Troop for the last five years where I have participated in toy drives, clothing drives, city and beach clean-ups, and providing hygiene products for Communities in Schools.

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Karen Alex Castillo   (5 Performances: October 2010 - August 2012)
I am twelve years old and was born in Brownsville, TX on May 3rd 1999. I began taking ballet, tap, jazz, and folkloric dance lessons when I was four years old at Ballerina dance School. I continued my dance training in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and ballroom. I have danced for the Americo Paredes Elementary Dance and Ballroom Teams and currently for the Vela Middle School Dance and Ballroom Teams.

Education & Goals: My goal is to earn a dance scholarship and continue my academic and dance education in to one day own my own dance studio.
Dance Schools
- Unlimited Dance School
- Bellas Artes Academy
- Dancin' at the Studio
- Ballerina Dance School
Achievements
- Americo Paredes Elementary Dance team Co-Captain
- 2nd Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Merengue 2010
- 2nd Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Cha Cha 2011

Other activities: I have been an active Girl Scout for nine years and have participated in toy drives, beach clean-ups, city clean-ups and various other activities. I attend Catholic Education classes on Sundays at Our Lady Divine Mercy.

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Hailey Alexandra Obregon   (4 Performances: June 2012 - August 2013)
I was born September 5, 2002 in Plantation, Florida. I began dancing ballet & tap at the age of two. I have experience in ballet, jazz, tap, flamenco, folklorico, hip-hop. I was a member of chess and cheerleading teams at Pullam Elementary.

Education & Goals: I am currently in 4th grade at Pullam Elementary School and I plan on maintaining an A honor roll average all the way through High school, and hope to be Valedictorian. My goals for the future are to earn excellent grades and be able to attend an Art Institute and become a Fashion Designer.
Dance Schools
- Allegro Ballet School
- University Center for Arts
- Everglades School
Achievements
- "A" Honor Roll Student

Other activities: I play soccer for competitive team and I have volunteered with my parents to do beach clean ups, toy drives. We compost and recycle at my house and we try to teach others to do the same. This year I participated with my parents in the cancer relay for life, while helping raise funds. I like drawing and do arts and crafts on my spare time.

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Yadira Villagomez
Performances: 2
Member: March 2014 - July 2014

I am 12 years old, born on January 15, 2002 in Brownsville, TX. I began dancing when I was 6 years old. I have danced ballet, tap, jazz, and ballroom. I was part of the Paredes Elementary Sharkettes. I had being part of my school ballroom team for the last two years.
Education & Goals: I am currently a 6th grader at Vela Middle School. My goal is to continue being an "A" Honor Roll student and attend college to become a doctor. I would also like to open my own dance school to teach others.
Dance Schools
- Bellas Artes Academy
Achievements
- 4th Place BISD Ballroom Competition: Tango 2013
- 3rd Place UIL Oral Reading 2013
- Presidents and Duke Award 2013
- "A" Honor Roll Student
- Student Council Parliamentarian 2012-2013
- Band Class-Saxophone 1st chair 2013-2014

Other activities: I am in Girl Scout Club and Ive helped out in my community. Ive gone with my troop to clean the beach. We all felt really proud to help out in our city. My hobbies are dancingg and playing the saxophone. I love spending time with my family and friends in my spare time.
Last Update: June 9, 2014
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Cindy Martinez
Performances: 3
Member: May 2014 - August 2014

I am 11 years old, born on April 1, 2003 in Brownsville TX . Ive previously danced lyrical, hip hop, jazz and Fred Astaire Ballroom rhythms. Education & Goals: I am currently a 5th grader at Egly Elementary and a member of the Egly Ballroom Team.
Education & Goals: My current goals are to remain as an A /BHonor Roll student and become a Professional Dancer.
Dance Schools
- Dance Infinity
Achievements
- Finalist BISD Ballroom Competition :2014
- 1st place track meet Relay Team
- 4th place track meet 100 meter dash
- A/BHonor Roll Student

Other activities: I enjoy being with my family,running,singing,cooking ,and going to church with my family.
Last Update: July 12, 2014
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Cydni Barnes   (2 Performances: June 2012 - October 2012)
I was born on June 23, 2004, in Brownsville, Texas. I have training in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Belly dancing, Flamenco I & II, and Folkloric. I have performed in many productions and musicals through out the Rio Grand Valley and Huston, Texas. I tested and passed in her technique to be in Ballet Grade Two.

Education & Goals: I am currently at Calvary Christian School. My goals for the future are to become a Cardiac or Neuron surgeon.
Dance Schools
- Unlimited Dance School
- Allegro Ballet School
- Dancenter
- Rio Grande Valley Arts
Achievements
- 1st Place 2011 "I Love Dance" Competition: Solo
- 1st Place 2011 Starbound Competition: Solo
- 1st Place 2011 South Texas Dance Challenge: Solo
- Principal List (2010 - 2012)
- 3rd Place Accelerated Reading in 2011

Other activities: I have been an active Girl Scout for nine years and have participated in toy drives, beach clean-ups, city clean-ups and various other activities. I attend Catholic Education classes on Sundays at Our Lady Divine Mercy.