Meet our Apprentices
Tyra Bradford (head shot and bio coming soon!)
Sulma Benitez (head shot and bio coming soon!)
Ashlyn Brown (Performer) is a junior studying for her B.A in Dance and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing at Texas Tech University. She trained with Amy’s Allstars and Studio of Dance and Cheer in San Antonio, Texas. She competed in jazz, tap, ballet, and modern. She attended summer intensives such as Morgan Scott Ballet Company and Tremaine Dance. She was the Colonel of the Steele High School Dance Team. She teaches and choreographs jazz, tap, ballet, and modern. She was a member of Texas Tech University Dance Company, and is a current member of Chi Tu Epsilon Dance Honor Society. Ashlyn aspires to be a choreographer and a corporate event planner.
Mariah Harbaugh-Duarte (Performer) is a sophomore from San Antonio, Texas pursuing her B.A. in Multidisciplinary Studies with a minor in Dance from Texas Tech University. Her dance training began at age 4, and competitive career began at age 12 with Grace Dance Studio where she was trained in jazz, tap, ballet, musical theater, and lyrical. Mariah went on to spend 3 years as a member of the Brennan High School Golden Stars dance team, where she served 2 years as an officer, choreographing multiple jazz, contemporary, pom, military, and kick routines for both JV and Varsity squads, as well as leading both teams in technique rehearsals. Mariah is a member of Chi Tau Epsilon Honor Society.
Celeste Delgado (Performer) is pursuing a BA in Dance at Texas Tech University. Born and raised in Dallas, Celeste has been dancing for 15 years for Beyond Belief Dance Company, a competitive dance company in Mesquite, TX. There she received training in jazz, hip hop, ballet, contemporary, and was awarded “Dancer of the Year.” She is currently a student teacher at Beyond Belief and was on America’s Got Talent in 2008 also with Beyond Belief. She graduated with Dance Honors from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, where she was a member of Repertory Dance Company II. Celeste has performed as dancer for Destiny’s Child, Jessica Simpson, Kelly Clarkson, The Jonas Brothers, Neil McCoy, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban as a Junior Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader. She also has performed works choreographed by Kate Walker, Linda James, Dwight Rhoden, Andy Noble, Adam Hughes, Justin Johnson, Jay Jackson, Kim Holland, Emily Shock, Matt Luck, Emma Portner, Michael Silas, Jennifer Mabus, Bridget L. Moore, and Lily Cabatu Weiss.
Madison Sandvig (Performer) is a senior from Rowlett, TX, pursuing a B.A in Communication Studies with a minor in Dance at Texas Tech University. She started dancing at the age of four with Dance Force Studio and later TJ’s Dance Factory in San Antonio, TX. Dancing under the direction of Janette and Valerie Krecek, and Terri Johnson, she trained in a variety of genres and competed with their competitive team. During college, she has had the privilege of dancing in Fall Dance Festival for three years and is a member of University Dance Company and Chi Tau Epsilon.
Morgan Smith (Performer) is a junior at Lubbock Christian University pursuing a major in exercise sports science. She has been dancing since the age of four and has participated in competitive dance with a dance studio, as well as her high school’s dance team. She currently works as a dance instructor at Rock Solid Athletics, also assisting in their gymnastics program. Upon graduating college, Morgan plans to obtain her certification in athletic training and attend graduate school. She wishes to continue dancing throughout her college career and afterwards hopes to perform with a professional dance company.