apprentice company

Meet our Apprentices

Ashlyn BrownAshlyn Brown is a senior 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.

image1Celeste Delgado 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.

Rachel Greim (1)Rachel Greim is a Junior from McKinney, Texas pursuing a BA in Dance and Public Relations at Texas Tech University. She started dancing at the age of 5 training in jazz, hip hop, contemporary, and tumbling. Rachel continued dancing for the national champion drill team McKinney North High School North Stars training in jazz, hip hop, contemporary, lyrical, pom, and kick. She served as social officer in 2014-2015 and served as lieutenant on the national champion officer line in 2015-2016.

Rachel has been invited to attend and perform at the South Central Regional ACDA conference 2016-2019. She has had the opportunity to dance in Fall Dance Festival 2016-2018, and DanceTech 2017-2019.

Rachel is currently the dance student representative for the Texas Tech Dance department and also holds the position of Secretary on the Texas Tech University Dance Company

 

img1462312362049Morgan 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.

 

Sheadshot-2 (1)hawnee Swann is a senior at Texas Tech University majoring in dance and minoring in business administration. She began dancing at Newman Smith High School and was a part of its modern-based dance company for three years. She was also in the dance guard for two years as a section leader. Newman Smith has an independent study program that she was in for two years where she realized her love of teaching and choreographing. She attended Risq’s season 4 hip hop heels performance training (in Dallas) and performed at the Dallas Hip Hop Dance festival in 2018. She is now in the University Dance Company at Texas Tech University and is the Treasurer of Chi Tu Epsilon Honor Society. She aspires to be a choreographer and eventually open her own dance studio. 

 

 

 

Michelle Watts (Bio and headshot coming soon!)

 


Former Apprentices
:
Bianca Barrera

Chelsea Bohny

Tyra Bradford

Morgan Fowler

Gabi Franco

Leslie Gomez

Michelle Gomez

Morgan May

Hannah Miller

Allison Pelham

Megan Reyna

Courtney Rickel

Madison Sandvig

Ally Sanov

Celeste Shedler

Rebecca Seitz

Cera Taylor

Juliet Wallace

Bailey Williams

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