XDA Student News

Summer Intensive Audition/College Dance Acceptances:
Maggie Bien: 
  • California Baptist University Dance Team- ATTENDING
Isabella Gonzalez: 
  • Backhause (50% Talent Scholarship) - ATTENDING
Jewel Burke: 
  • Fordham University (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater)-ATTENDING
  • Backhause (50% Talent Scholarship) - ATTENDING
  • Loyola Marymount
Jaime Von Kaenel: Junior Dancer
  • Long Beach Ballet Academy - ATTENDING
  • Joffrey - ATTENDING
Iziah Kirkwood: Young Dancer
  • Idyllwild Arts Academy
Lola Phillips: Young Dancer
  • ABT Young Dancer's Workshop - Orange County - ATTENDING 
Young Dancer Summer Intensive Auditioners!!!
(12 years & under)
Iziah Kirkwood
Lola Phillips
Anika Zepeda
Natalie Buttemiller
Iris Reed
Isabella Perez
Jaime Von Kaenel
Natasha Gamboa
Raely Brennan
Cali Gartland
Chanelle Acevado
Taylor Ullum
Daisy Patron
Soloist division of seniors:
58 seniors competing. 
Shea McGowan placed 17th.
Jewels Burke placed 7th
At Glendale high school on Saturday, February 1st, 2020

Vanessa Braginton: Baton Twirler taking ballet to improve her training.  

1st place at National Twirling Competition in South Bend, Indiana

Xavier Dance Team, Mater Dei High School Cometition "CADTD"
Soloist: Nina Lopez 2nd place, Maggie Bien 1st place, Shea McGowan 2nd place, Jewels Burke 3rd place, and Nina Mahon 3rd place.
Groups: Small hip hop 2nd place, Large hip hop 2nd place and JV small contemporary 1st place.

Congratulations Makena Anglin for being accepted and attending the ABT William J. Gillespie School of Dance!

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Phantom of the Opera
at the McCallum Theatre May 2019
Maggie Bien
Sophie Bien
Lexi Hull
Alexa Kratochvil

Congratulations Christian Garcia For Making UC Irvine's Dance Team!!