Rookie - 2012
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Occupation: Dance Teacher and Choreographer
Education: Dance Performance Degree
Dance Background & Experience: I grew up training with the Dallas Repertoire Ballet in Dallas, Texas. From then I received a dance degree from the University of Arizona. Before DCC I danced for Odyssey Dance Theatre, the Radio City Rockettes and elsewhere.
Words to live by/favorite quote: “When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me.’” - Erma Bombeck
Five words that describe you: Driven, Funny, Outspoken, Energetic, Dorky
- Former Player: Roger Staubach
- Movie: I’m more of a book kind of girl. Current favorites include the Harry Potter series, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy and Hunger Games trilogy.
- DFW Area Restaurant: Desperados Mexican Restaurant
- Article of Clothing: Pajama Pants!
- Phone App: Snap Seed for photographs
- Cartoon Character: Winnie the Pooh
- TV Show: Modern Family
- Holiday: Christmas
- Song Right Now: "Sweeter" by Gavin DeGraw
- Workout: Pilates Reformer
- Meal: Chicken Fried Steak
- Hidden Talent: Cooking
- Celebrity Idol: Rachel Zoe
One thing most people would be surpised to learn is...I am the oldest of 4 children
Dream Job: Dancing on Broadway
Dream Vacation Destination: I would love to travel the world on a yacht!
Why did you decide to audition for the DCC?: It is an amazing organization that builds not only fabulous dancers but fabulous women as well. I admire the strong, educated and independent women who make up this dynamic squad.
What are some of your DCC highlights?: I love the challenge it presents to me. The challenge to be the best person I can be; to be educated, kind, polite, and talented.
Advice for someone who dreams of becoming a DCC: The journey to becoming a DCC is not an easy one. Much preparation is necessary and the hard work doesn’t stop once you become one. Believe in yourself and stay true to who you are. Know that you will be challenged greatly but the reward in the end will be unlike anything you’ve ever experienced! Nothing worthwhile is easy to attain!
- 2012 Show Group
- 75th USO Tour