Cavalette Captain, Olivia Gonzales, Awarded TDEA All-State Scholorship
Lt to Rt: HBMS Dance Teacher Michelle Webb, Cavalette & Red Ruby Dir. Abigail Payne, Former Captain Sara Arnold, Captain Olivia Gonzalez, Cavalette Asst. Dir & HBMS Pom Squad Dir. Laura Truett, Red Ruby Asst. Dir. Mallory Shackelford, and LTMS Jazz Co. Dir. And Dance teacher Amanda Rule
Dance Team Directors have met annually for the past 36 years to share, learn, and grow dance programs across the state of Texas at the Texas Educators' Association Convention (TDEA). This year there were over 600 Directors in attendance at the annual Convention. Each school has the opportunity to select one student to the 2015 All State Dance Team. Olivia Gonzales, a senior and captain of the Lake Travis Cavalettes, represented Lake Travis High School among this group if 202 dancers from across the state of Texas. During the convention, members participate in master classes and learn a piece from a prestigiuos choreographer. This year's choreographer was Haley Ebert who recently toured with Ferek and Julianne hough on "Move Live On Tour". She worked with choreographers such as Napolen and Tabitha D'umo, Kyle Hanagami, Tessandra Chavez and Derek and Julianne Hough. In 2013, she was on the Fox hit TV series "So You Think You Can Dance" where she finished as the top 3rd female. She choreographed an upbeat contemporary dance pies. They performed for Directors at teh TDEA convention helpd in Houston, TX this past week. in addition to being named All-State representative, she was awarded one of six prestigious scholorships granted by the association. Olivia plans to attend Texas A&M University and majoring in Finance. Former captain and current UT Pom Sara Arnold attended and served as a Collegiate Assistant working with the choreographer. She was 1 of 12 who were chosen out of over 50 applicants. During the convention zt their annual banquet, Cavalette and Red Ruby Director took an oath to be TDEA's President Elect. She has currently served as the 1st Vice President organizing the convention curriculum. The Cavalettes are lookoing forward to many perfomamces this spring with special cameo in the LTHS Musical 'The Music Man' playing Jan. 22,23,24 and 26 at 7pm in the PAC!
Cavalettes had the honor to perform in the McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade in Chicago
Lake Travis Cavalettes 33nd Line
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