Amy is a senior at Shadow Creek High School, is excited to begin her 6th year with the BAHBT Company. Amy began her ballet training in 2009 and is currently training with Feijóo Ballet School. She has performed in a variety of BAHBT productions including, Coppélia, Dracula, La Sylphide, Next Giant Leap, Parisian Nights, Pasión, Seussical, The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Raising the Barre, Take Time to Dance, and 12 seasons of The Nutcracker. Amy also enjoys performing in musicals, her favorite roles being “Chip” and “Babette” (Beauty and the Beast), “Gingy” and “Fiona” (Shrek), “Logainne” (Spelling Bee), and “Connie” (A Chorus Line). Amy would like to thank her teachers and family for their love and support.
Amélie a junior at Clear Springs High School, is excited for her 5th year as a BAHBT company member. Amélie is honored to be the recipient of the 2019 Lynette Mason Gregg Scholarship. She has danced at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and Feijóo Ballet School. She trains under Lorna Feijóo, Lorena Feijóo, Nelson Madrigal, and Natalie Zundel. She has received training from several amazing instructors such as Rolando Sarabia, Cynthia Harvey, Cheryl Yeager, Sascha Radetsky, and Olga Kostritzky at summer programs at RAFA, FBS, Lexington Ballet, and the American Ballet Theater in NYC (2018, 2020). BAHBT productions include La Sylphide, Swan Lake, Pasión and 6 seasons of The Nutcracker. Whenever she is not dancing, she is performing in musicals, her favorite roles being “Belle” (Beauty and the Beast) and “Adelaide” (Guys & Dolls). Amélie would like to thank her parents and teachers for their guidance.
Regan began her dance training at the age of four in Katy, Texas. She spent her formative years studying The Royal Academy of Dance method in ballet, while also learning jazz and tap. She continued her training with John Magnus at the Portland Festival Ballet in Portland, Oregon, and then with Phillip Broomhead and Kelly Ann Vitacca at Vitacca Dance Project in Houston, Texas. Regan completed her pre-professional training under the direction of master teachers Lorna Feijóo, Lorena Feijóo, and Nelson Madrigal at Feijóo Ballet School. After attending the Invitational week of the Rockettes Summer Intensive on a full scholarship, Regan auditioned to become a Radio City Rockette. She was subsequently hired at the age of eighteen to be a Radio City Rockette in the Christmas Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes. Regan has been featured on the cover of Dance Spirit Magazine, in The New York Post, and on NBC Nightly News.
Madison is a sophomore at iUniversity Prep, looking forward to her 3rd season with Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theater. She trains at Feijóo Ballet School under Lorna Feijóo, Lorena Feijóo, and Nelson Madrigal. Madison is honored to have received the 2020 Lynette Mason Gregg Scholarship. Madison has spent her summers training with Feijóo Ballet School, Elijah Gibson, Jess Hendricks, Yusha Sorzano, Bret Easterling, Fara Sciulli-Bowen, Jermaine Spivey, and Spenser Theberge. She enjoys various styles of dance and has performed choreography by Lauren Adams, Teddy Forance, Elijah Gibson, Jess Hendricks, Nelson Madrigal, Jessie Riley, Lucy Vallely, Travis Wall, Akira Uchida, Andrew Winghart, and Alexis Zanety. In 2019, she was invited to YAGP Finals and placed in the top 50. That same summer she was a top 3 Teen Best Dancer at The Dance Awards. Her teachers inspire her passion for ballet, and she is grateful for the many opportunities BAHBT provides her.
Gabriela began her 4 years of pre-professional training with Joan Reyes, in McAllen, TX. She then continued on with the Boston Ballet School. She has attended summer intensives with Boston Conservatory, Prodanza Ballet in Havana, Cuba, Western Ballet Theatre in Puerto Rico and Ballet Pensacola. She trained independently with principal dancers Erica Cornejo, Anaïs Chalendard and Carlos Molina. She performed in productions such as Urban Nutcracker with Tony Williams Dance Company, modern collaborations with Dance Currents Inc, and original productions with Harvard Ballet Company. She danced one season with American Neoclassical Ballet and performed original choreographies by Erin Boone and Kristy Nilsson. Presently, Gabriela is a teaching artist with Houston Ballet, Designed 2 Dance, and is pursuing her online undergraduate degree in psychology with Harvard University.
Sophia is honored to be in her 3rd season as a BAHBT Company member. Sophia discovered her love for dance in 2012 when she began at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. She has received training with Feijóo Ballet School since 2016 through the regular season, as well as summer intensives. Sophia has performed in BAHBT’s productions of The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, LaSylphide, Don Quixote and Raising the Barre. She also competed in the Houston region of YAGP, placing in the top 24 of her age group in 2019. Sophia is very grateful for the opportunity to be one of the Lynette Mason Gregg Scholarship recipients for 2020. In addition, Sophia is an 8thgrade student at Victory Lakes Intermediate dedicating time to Pre-AP academics for all subjects. She is very thankful for the love and support of her family and teachers.
Lucille is in her 3rd season with BAHBT. She trained and performed with Galveston Ballet for 13 years under the instruction of Susan Carpenter, Irina Vakhromeeva, Anna Ward, Janel Amsallem, and Judith Grywalski. She attended summer intensives with Texas Christian University’s Ballet and Modern Workshop, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, and American Ballet Theatre. Lucille attended Texas A&M University and continued ballet and modern dance in college with Texas A&M’s Dance Department. She graduated in 2015 with her B.S. in Ocean Engineering and currently works as an analysis engineer with Subsea7.
Hailey is a sophomore at Clear Lake High, a cellist in Chamber 2 Orchestra and is honored to begin her 3rd season with BAHBT. Her classical training began at 8, and at 12 began training with Feijóo Ballet School under Lorna Feijóo, Lorena Feijóo and Nelson Madrigal. She has performed in BAHBT's productions of Swan Lake, La Sylphide, The Next Giant Leap, and 3 seasons of The Nutcracker. Hailey attended the FBS summer intensive (2018, 2019) under their school staff and guest instructors including Rolando Sarabia, Rasta Thomas, Joel Torledo, Alexis Zanety, Mónica Gómez, Joan Boada, and Raúl Dorticos. Hailey attended the 2019 YAGP Finals with a contemporary ensemble. She is grateful for her BAHBT and FBS families. She thanks her family for their support and gives all Glory to God!
Hannah is honored to be starting her 4th season with BAHBT. She began dancing at the age of 5 at Fort Bend Academy of Dance. She was accepted into The Missouri City Ballet in 2013 where she continued her training under Sharon Teague, Beverly Williams and Lauren Anderson. She is currently studying under Natalie Zundel and Nelson Madrigal. Hannah is grateful for the exceptional training and guidance she has received. She has had the privilege of performing in various ballet productions including The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Coppelia, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and La Sylphide. Hannah is thankful to The Lord for giving her the passion for dance and for the opportunity to perform.
Ashleigh is excited to join BAHBT for her 3rd season. She is a homeschooled 9th grader and has been dancing since the age of 3. She currently trains with Feijóo Ballet School. Ashleigh has been in several productions with BAHBT including The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Cinderella, Dracula, La Sylphide, Next Giant Leap and Willy Wonka. She has had the opportunity to attend the University of Oklahoma’s Summer Intensive (2019), Joffrey Texas Summer Intensive (2018) and the FBS Summer Intensive (2017-19). This summer, she attended Next Generation Ballet’s hybrid summer intensive in Tampa, Florida. Ashleigh would like to thank her family for their love and support, the staff of FBS and BAHBT for their instruction and guidance, and to Ms. Lynette Mason Gregg for founding BAHBT.
Dulcianna is excited to be in her second season with BAHBT. She is a 7th grader at Highlands Latin School and dances at Feijóo Ballet School. An avid pianist, she has been a National Guild Member for 5 years. She also loves to travel and cook. Her favorite role has been “Clara" in BAHBT's The Nutcracker. Dulcianna placed in the Top 12 at the Houston Regional YAGP (2019) and has attended summer intensives at RAFA, Miami City Ballet and Feijóo Ballet School. She is grateful for all her teachers, past and present, including Lorena Feijóo, Lorna Feijóo, Nelson Madrigal, Natalie Zundel, Kathryn Morgan, Melissa Ludwig, Angela Hendrickson and many more. Dulcianna would like to thank her teachers, friends and family for their love and support.
Lauren is a 7th grader and student council member at Westbrook Intermediate, is very excited to be entering her 2nd year as a BAHBT company member. Not only does Lauren enjoy ballet, but she also trains in musical theater, tap, and contemporary. Lauren has performed in several BAHBT productions including Dracula, The Nutcracker, La Sylphide, Parisian Nights, Next Giant Leap, and Don Quixote. Lauren is very honored and thankful for the opportunity to dance with BAHBT, and would like to thank all of her amazing teachers and mentors including Lorna Feijóo, Lorena Feijóo, Nelson Madrigal, Caitlin Cannon, Natalie Zundel, Laura Massague and many others who have helped her become the dancer that she is now. Lauren is very appreciative of the ongoing love and support from her family and friends.
Piper is in her 3rd season as a company member with BAHBT. She is a passionate ballet student, and trains full time in Feijóo Ballet School. Piper has trained in dance and theater since she was 3. She has performed in BAHBT productions for 9 seasons, and has enjoyed roles in many productions, including The Nutcracker, Dracula, La Sylphide, Swan Lake, and Willy Wonka. Piper has had the opportunity to participate in YAGP Houston Regionals, FBS Intensives, and FBS Next Generation Choreography Program. Piper is Freshman at Clear Springs High School, and is a passionate Art, and STEM student. She is in her 3rd year of National Charity League, and is on the BAHBT Social Committee. Piper is blessed by her FBS instructors, and the BAHBT artistic staff.
Madison is a 7th grader at Laurel Springs School and a member of the National Junior Honor Society. A dancer since the age of 2, Madison is delighted to begin her 2nd season as a BAHBT company member. Past BAHBT performances include Swan Lake, Raising the Bar, Parisian Nights, La Sylphide and 7 seasons of The Nutcracker. A student of Feijóo Ballet School since its beginning in 2016, Madison was a member of the Madrigals for four years, including 2 years as soloist. Madison was honored to represent Feijóo at the 2019 Houston Regional YAGP, placing in the top 12. She would like to thank Lorna Feijóo, Lorena Feijóo, Nelson Madrigal, Natalie Zundel, Laura Massague and all her teachers and family for all their love, support, and training.
Ella is in her 2nd season as a BAHBT company member. She is currently a student at Feijóo Ballet School and attends Friendswood Junior High. She has performed in BAHBT’s The Nutcracker and Next GiantLeap. She is grateful for the continued support, dedication, and exceptional training that she continues to receive at Feijóo Ballet School, as well as the love, encouragement, and support from her family and friends.
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Daniel is a Houston native currently working towards a BFA in dance at the University of Houston where he is a member of the UH Dance Ensemble. He began his dance training at age 17 under Roberta Cortes at the MET Dance Center and currently trains under Riolama Lorenzo-Lasa, Firat Kazbek Özsoy, John Beasant III, and Teresa Chapman. Davila has participated in summer intensive programs at TKB Ballet School and Feijóo Ballet School. In addition to his dance training, he also practices musical composition, choreography, and songwriting. Daniel is incredibly excited to begin his 2nd season with BAHBT and is thankful for the opportunity to dance.
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Colton is a student at Texas Online Preparatory School where he is a member of the National Junior Honor Society. He competed at the Youth American Grand Prix in Houston in 2019 and received a scholarship to attend the Bolshoi Ballet Intensive in New York for 2019 and 2020. He also attended the intensive at Feijóo Ballet School for three summers and was a member of The Madrigals for three years. Colton has participated in several BAHBT productions over the last 4 years and looks forward to participating again this year in his 2nd season as a company member. Colton is grateful to his instructors throughout his training.
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Kaitlin is excited to begin her 2nd season with BAHBT as a sophomore attending Clear Brook High School. She has danced for 6 years, starting at Amy Blake, then going to RAFA and dancing under the instruction of Angela Hendrickson, Natalie Zundel, Melissa Ludwig, and Kathryn Morgan. Kaitlin now dances at Feijóo Ballet School under the direction of Lorena Feijóo, Lorna Feijóo, Nelson Madrigal, and Natalie Zundel. She has performed 5 seasons of BAHBT’s The Nutcracker, as well as Dracula and Next Giant Leap. When outside the studio, Kaitlin enjoys building/launching competition model rockets, playing cello in Chamber 2 orchestra, and participating in Girl Scouts.
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Skyler is an early graduate of Clear Creek High School, and is beginning her 2nd season as a BAHBT company member. She has previously performed in ballets such as Coppélia, Swan Lake, and Giselle with the Gobel School of Dance in Nacogdoches, Texas, and The Nutcracker with BAHBT, as well as Next Giant Leap. She has spent several of her summers with Feijóo Ballet School and is starting her 2nd year as a Feijóo Ballet School student. Skyler would like to thank BAHBT, Feijóo Ballet School, and her former teacher Katie Parr for the many opportunities to grow and perform as a dancer, even through difficult situations.
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Samantha is excited to be returning as a 2nd year BAHBT company member. She is thankful to dedicate herself full time to BAHBT as she starts her second year as an online student at GCISD. Her formal training started in 2016 at age 11, at RAFA, with Beverly Williams as her mentor. In 2018, she decided to further her studies with the outstanding staff at Feijóo Ballet School. In the last two years she has performed in BAHBT’s The Nutcracker as Regiment, Snow, Petals, and Maid. Samantha would like to share her love and appreciation for all of the encouragement and support she receives from her teachers, friends, and family, helping her achieve her greatest aspirations and dreams as a dancer.
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Madalyn is thrilled to be in her 2nd season as a BAHBT company member. She began dancing at the age of 3 at RAFA, and has trained at Feijóo Ballet School for the past 3 years under the direction of Lorna Feijóo and Nelson Madrigal. At FBS, Madalyn was privileged to perform as a soloist with The Madrigals. She has also performed in BAHBT’s Swan Lake, Don Quixote, La Sylphide, and her favorite, The Nutcracker. Madalyn would like to thank Ms. Natalie Zundel for always nurturing her love of dance. She is especially grateful to her family and she gives all glory to God for the gift of dance!
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Eden is excited to be joining BAHBT for her 2nd season. She began her dance training with the homeschool dance program Exult at age 11, where she had the opportunity to perform at nursing homes and facilities that serve adults with special needs. She began training with Feijóo Ballet School in 2018. Eden was honored to perform last year in The Nutcracker for the first time with BAHBT. She is blessed to be taught by such amazing teachers and to dance another year alongside so many talented dancers.
Jordyn is excited to be in her first season as a BAHBT company member. She is a homeschooled 8th grade student. She has been dancing since the age of 6 and has been a part of for the past 4 years. Jordyn has been a part of BAHBT's The Nutcracker for the past 2 years,and Next Giant Leap, Feijóo Ballet School's Black Box on Broadway for 2 seasons and performed with The Madrigals last year. Jordyn is so appreciative for the enthusiasm and the standard of excellence her teachers have instilled in her. Much thanks and gratitude to her family for all their love, support, and driving.
Sophia is honored and excited to start her first year at BAHBT. Sophia started dance classes at the age of 3. She has learned many genres of dance and has spent the last 3 years focusing on ballet technique. Sophia has trained under Lorna Feijóo, Nelson Madrigal, Lorena Feijóo, Natalie Zundel, Laura Massague, Caitlin Cannon, Elijah Gibson, and Katarina Tomasic. Sophia has been in many BAHBT productions including La Sylphide, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Beauty and the Beast, Next Giant Leap, and The Nutcracker. Sophia is thankful to her family and teachers for their support and encouragement.
Hannah is thrilled to be a BAHBT company member. Hannah is a homeschooled 8th grader who trains with Feijóo Ballet School. Before transitioning her focus to dance, Hannah competed as an excel gymnast for 6 years, winning numerous gold medals at both state and regionals. Hannah has already appeared on stage with Upstage Arts in The Music Man (ensemble) and The Sound of Music (Gretel). When she is not rehearsing, you can usually find her playing with her pet hamster, Peanut, helping her younger siblings with school, or writing.
Arley is honored and thrilled to begin her first season with BAHBT. Arely started dancing at the age of 5 and has trained with Feijóo Ballet School the last 2 years, under the direction of Lorna Feijóo, Nelson Madrigal, Natalie Zundel, and Laura Massague. She has had the pleasure of being part of The Madrigals for two years with the upcoming season as a Madrigal soloist. Past BAHBT performances include, La Sylphide, Next Giant Leap, and 2 seasons of The Nutcracker. She is grateful for the continued support and expertise she receives at FBS. She would like to thank her family, friends, and above all God, for their unconditional love and support.
Julia is honored to be in her first year as a BAHBT company member. She has been dancing for 11 years. She has trained under Melisa Harris, Angela Hendrickson, Melissa Ludwig, Laura Massague, and Kathryn Morgan. Julia is currently dancing at Feijóo Ballet School under the instruction of Lorena Feijóo, Nelson Madrigal, Lorna Feijóo and Natalie Zundel. She has performed in 3 seasons of BAHBT’s The Nutcracker, as well as Dracula. Julia enjoys skateboarding, drawing, painting, and has participated in art competitions. She would love to thank her family and God for this amazing opportunity.
Elle is celebrating her 10th year of formal dance training and is thrilled to begin her first year as a BAHBT company member. Elle trains with Feijóo Ballet School under Lorna Feijóo, Lorena Feijóo, Nelson Madrigal, Laura Massague, and Caitlin Cannon. She has previously performed in BAHBT productions of Dracula, Swan Lake, Willy Wonka, and 5 seasons of The Nutcracker. When not at the studio or asleep, Elle is a sophomore at Clear Falls High School where she also dances and plays the flute. Elle would like to thank her friends and family for their unwavering love and support and for putting up with stray bobby pins and spontaneous pirouettes and stretches.
Brindy is excited for her first year as a BAHBT company member. She is a 10th grader at Clear Falls High School. She has been practicing ballet, contemporary, jazz, and tap for 8 years. Her instructors have been Kathleen Waltz, Sarah Foster Lewis, Dwain Travis, Amber Thornton, Kelsey Jean Gibbs, Beverly Williams, Quincy Gerard Starnes-Williams, Lauren Hurstell, Nicole Poor, Angela Hendrickson, Melissa Ludwig, Brenden Winkfield, and Kathryn Morgan. She has been a company member for Bay Area Arts Conservatory, and has taken dance there since 2014. When not dancing, Brindy enjoys volunteering at BAAC and Moody Gardens, playing bass in her school orchestra and competing in Science Fair and Certamen.
Sydnie is a 7th grade student at Texas Online Preparatory School. She is going into her 2nd year of training at Feijóo Ballet School and began dancing at the age of 3 at Kirkwood Dance Studio. Sydnie is very excited to be in her first year as a BAHBT company member, previously performing in their productions of Swan Lake, Next Giant Leap, Willy Wonka, and 4 seasons of The Nutcracker. She has also enjoyed performing in FBS's Black Box on Broadway and Shrek Jr. She would like to thank all of her instructors including Lorna Feijóo, Lorena Feijóo, Nelson Madrigal, Natalie Zundel, Laura Massague, and Didem Saglam.
Juliette started dancing at the age of 2 and a half with the Kauai Royal Dance Academy in Hawaii and is excited to begin her first year as a Company Member for BAHBT. Juliette has previously performed in many BABHT productions including Swan Lake, Don Quixote, The Nutcracker, Next Giant Leap, and many more. She studied at RAFA for 3 years and trained at the Feijóo Ballet School for 4 years. She is currently an 8th grader at Friendswood Junior High, and is a member of the National Junior Honor Society. She thanks her family and teachers who have guided her on her journey here.
Maggie is an 8th grader at Westbrook Intermediate in the WAVE program. She is excited for her first year as a BAHBT Company Member. Past BAHBT Performances include performing as a rat and a gingerbread doll in The Nutcracker. Maggie trains at Feijóo Ballet School under the direction of Lorna Feijóo. She previously trained at Amy Blake’s Academy of Dance. Maggie plays the flute in the Westbrook Symphonic Band and is a Girl Scout. She would like to thank her dance teachers for nurturing her love of dance, and to her family and friends for their love and encouragement.
Sierra is excited to begin her first year as a BAHBT company member. She started dancing at the age of 5. She has performed in BAHBT’s The Nutcracker and Next Giant Leap. Sierra also has participated in Feijóo Ballet School’s Beauty and the Beast and A Musical Review. Currently, Sierra trains with Feijóo Ballet School’s Classical Ballet program under Nelson Madrigal, Lorna Feijóo, Lorena Feijóo and Natalie Zundel. She would like to thank her family and teachers for their love and support and most of all to God for giving her the ability of dance.
Lydia has danced with New Art Ballet in Newton, NC, the Anchorage Classical Ballet Academy in Anchorage, AK, and performed with ABAD’s performing group and Ballet Ensemble in Friendswood, TX. Lydia is overjoyed to be a part of BAHBT. She's been a rat, page, and understudy party girl for The Nutcracker and an oompa loompa in Willy Wonka. Lydia won state level awards in dance choreography for CCISD’s Reflections competition. She won first place two years in a row from IYAR (science in art award) at CCISD’s district science fair for her experiments with ballet and physics. She's a 6th grader at CCISD's Science Magnet School.
Brynli fell in love with dance at the age of 3 when she began ballet lessons. Over the past 9 years she’s trained at Amy Blake’s Academy of Dance in ballet, tap, jazz, musical theater, pointe, contemporary and modern. Brynli trained under the direction of Amy Blake and Judith Grywalski and enjoyed performing and competing as an A.B.A.D. Company member. She also plays the saxophone in the Wind Symphony Band at Friendswood Junior High and is a member of National Charity League. Brynli is grateful for the encouragement and inspiration she’s received from her dance teachers and is excited for her first season with BAHBT and Feijóo Ballet School.
Sophie is very eager and appreciative to begin her first year as a BAHBT company member. Sophie’s passion for dance started well before she was able to take classes. She has been dancing for 8 years. She is a student at Feijóo Ballet School under Nelson Madrigal, Lorna Feijóo, Lorena Feijóo, Natalie Zundel and Laura Massague. Sophie has performed in BAHBT’s Swan Lake, Dracula, and 5 seasons of The Nutcracker. She is thankful for her instructors that inspire her to push herself to become a better dancer every day, as well as her family and friends for their continued support. “Be your own kind of Beautiful.”
Felicia is excited for her 2nd year with BAHBT. She is currently a student at Feijóo Ballet School. Felicia began her ballet training at RAFA in 2007 under the instruction of Natalie Zundel, Caitlin Fagan, Angela Hendrickson. Felicia is a senior at Clear Springs and is passionate about art and animation, hoping to one day work for Pixar. In her spare time, Felicia is active in volunteering with the National Charity League.
Olivia is a 9th grader at CCHS, a Cavalier, and is blessed to perform a 2nd year with BAHBT and train at FBS. As a dancer for 9 years, she has experience in performance and all genres of dance. She has trained under Lorna Feijóo, Lorena Feijóo, Nelson Madrigal, Natalie Zundel, Lanette Cook, Terrill Mitchell, Molly Waldner, Josh Manculich, Shelby Nunn, Elijah Gibson, Madison Taylor and Chloe Martin.
Andrew is in his 4th season with BAHBT. He began dance at age 5. He has performed in BAHBT's Dracula, Hairspray, Annie, Seussical and numerous seasons of The Nutcracker. Andrew was recently cast in the filming of itheatrics Choreography DVDs for Newsies Jr. and spent 4 weeks at The Institute for American Musical Theatre Broadway bootcamp in NYC. Andrew thanks all of his instructors at Feijóo Ballet School, Inspiration Stage, iTheatrics and LMG forever.
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