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Dance

The Savio Dance Team is a multifaceted varsity-level activity, with a focus on both Athletics and Fine Arts. Students are selected by audition only. The Dance Team practices at least three times a week, and dancers perform at basketball games, pep rallies, and other school functions throughout the year. Spirit jazz style choreography is used for ball games and rallies, and choreographic style varies for other events. All dancers participate in regular team ballet, modern, and jazz technique classes. Every dancer is evaluated individually and given personal technique goals to pursue.

The Dance Team provides all dancers with active leadership development. Officers are carefully vetted and given real responsibility and increasingly higher levels of mentoring as befits their rank. Dance cultivates an active and purposeful focus on spiritual growth through dance discipline. The Dance Team enjoys many social activities, team building, school support events, and a formal annual service project.

Please contact Dance Team Director, Melissa Cybele, mcybele@saviochs.org, for more information about the Savio Dance Team.

Dance Team 

Officers

AV Crew

Directors

Melissa Cybele - Director

 

Rebecca Gaona - Assistant Director

Biography: 

Coach Rebecca Gaona has over 10 years of dance experience in high school, national team, and college settings. She was on the Varsity Rockettes Drill Team and Rockstars Dance Team.  She has years of dance experience and training, as well as helpful skills and enthusiasm to bring to our dance teams mission and focus. She has coached and trained various levels and is excited to bring her dedication and passion to Saint Dominic Savio. 

Education:

  • University of Texas at Austin, Class of 2021
  • John F. Kennedy High School, Class of 2017

Experience: 

  • John F. Kennedy High School Varsity Drill Team 
  • Edgewood Fine Arts Academy Varsity Dance/Competition Team 

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