More than 700 dancers perform at annual CFISD Dance ShowOffs

January 22, 2019

Members of the Cypress Ridge High School Dazzlers dance team (front to back) Jayden Gaudin, Tania Zermeno and Anna dos Santos-Becker perform their jazz routine at the CFISD Dance ShowOffs on Jan. 19 at the Berry Center.
Members of the Cypress Ridge High School Dazzlers dance team (front to back) Jayden Gaudin, Tania Zermeno and Anna dos Santos-Becker perform their jazz routine at the CFISD Dance ShowOffs on Jan. 19 at the Berry Center.

Jan. 22, 2019—Dance teams from 12 CFISD high schools showcased their talents at the 2019 CFISD Dance ShowOffs on Jan. 19 at the Berry Center.

Each dance team performed two routines at the event, which kicked off with a performance by the All-District Dance Team. Dancers gave solo and ensemble performances at the Berry Center on Jan. 18, prior to Saturday’s events. The combined events featured more than 700 participants districtwide.

Jersey Village Gold Dusters dancers, from left, Sydney Chansamouth, Kaya Harris and Kiana Rodriguez perform their pom routine at the CFISD Dance ShowOffs on Jan. 19 at the Berry Center.
Jersey Village Gold Dusters dancers, from left, Sydney Chansamouth, Kaya Harris and Kiana Rodriguez perform their pom routine at the CFISD Dance ShowOffs on Jan. 19 at the Berry Center.

“The CFISD Dance ShowOffs and Solo and Ensemble event(s) once again provided the opportunity to showcase the talented and hard-working students and directors in our secondary dance programs,” said Timothy Estelle, coordinator of secondary fine arts. “This year, we had over 200 individual performances, in addition to the 26 team routines showcased over two days. Thanks to the continued support of our community, dance education continues to be a strong component of our district fine arts programs.”      

Cypress Falls High School sophomore Isabel Galeas Figueroa and the SkyDancers dance team perform their novelty piece, Newsies, at the CFISD Dance ShowOffs on Jan. 19 at the Berry Center.
Cypress Falls High School sophomore Isabel Galeas Figueroa and the SkyDancers dance team perform their novelty piece, Newsies, at the CFISD Dance ShowOffs on Jan. 19 at the Berry Center.

The following nine students were announced at the conclusion of the event as recipients of the 2019 All-District Dance Team Scholarships:

  • Kendall Lyons, Cypress Ranch Classics – $250;
  • Peyton Davis, Cypress Woods Crimson Cadettes – $250;
  • Jordyn Driver, Cypress Falls SkyDancers – $250;
  • Caroline Adami, Langham Creek Bailadoras – $750;
  • Katie Lipiz, Cypress Springs Panteras – $750;
  • Anna dos Santos-Becker, Cypress Ridge Dazzlers – $1,000;
  • Jasmine Hertel, Cypress Falls SkyDancers – $1,000;
  • Zaria Sumling, Langham Creek Bailadoras – $1,000; and
  • Asia Franklin, Cypress Ranch Classics – $1,500.

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The Cypress Ranch Classics dance team performs its lyrical routine at the CFISD Dance ShowOffs on Jan. 19.

Langham Creek Bailadoras Captain Kelsey Holland leads the dance squad in its team pom routine at the CFISD Dance ShowOffs on Jan. 19 at the Berry Center.
Langham Creek Bailadoras Captain Kelsey Holland leads the dance squad in its team pom routine at the CFISD Dance ShowOffs on Jan. 19 at the Berry Center.

CFISD dancers display the All-District Dance Team Scholarships they received at the CFISD Dance ShowOffs on Jan. 19. Pictured, from left, are Kendall Lyons, Cypress Ranch Classics; Peyton Davis, Cypress Woods Crimson Cadettes; Jordyn Driver, Cypress Falls SkyDancers; Caroline Adami, Langham Creek Bailadoras; Katie Lipiz, Cypress Springs Panteras; Anna dos Santos-Becker, Cypress Ridge Dazzlers; Jasmine Hertel, Cypress Falls SkyDancers; Zaria Sumling, Langham Creek Bailadoras; and Asia Franklin, Cypress Ranch Classics.
CFISD dancers display the All-District Dance Team Scholarships they received at the CFISD Dance ShowOffs on Jan. 19. Pictured, from left, are Kendall Lyons, Cypress Ranch Classics; Peyton Davis, Cypress Woods Crimson Cadettes; Jordyn Driver, Cypress Falls SkyDancers; Caroline Adami, Langham Creek Bailadoras; Katie Lipiz, Cypress Springs Panteras; Anna dos Santos-Becker, Cypress Ridge Dazzlers; Jasmine Hertel, Cypress Falls SkyDancers; Zaria Sumling, Langham Creek Bailadoras; and Asia Franklin, Cypress Ranch Classics.

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