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Faculty & Staff

Your child is in the best of hands.  Our teachers have significant experience in their field. 

June Hinojosa, BA, MA
Hip Hop & Jazz Funk Instructor 

Education:

BA English, Texas A&M International University

ME Bilingual Education, Spain

 

Dance experience:

Dancer, Nudo Piedi Contemporary Dance Company 

Workshops & Master Classes by Internationally Renowned Professional Dancers/Choreographers

 

Teaching experience:

United South High School

 

Rebecca Maldonado
Baby Jazz, Pre-Jazz 1, Youth Jazz 2A, Youth Jazz 2B, Youth Turns & Leaps Instructor
Education: 

BS Kinesiology, Texas A&M International University

Laredo School of Contemporary Dance 

Mariela Trevino
Tiny Movers Instructor 
Education: 
Laredo School of Contemporary Dance 
Clarissa Lara
 Pre-Hip Hop Instructor 
Education: 
Laredo School of Contemporary Dance 
Jessica Zamarripa, BA, MS
Artistic Director/Instructor

 

Education:

BA in Dance, University of Texas at Austin

MS in Curriculum & Instruction (minor in Fitness & Sports), Texas A&M International University

Ballet Teacher Certification (Grades 1-3), Bolshoi Ballet Academy of Moscow, NYC, (Aug 2013)

Ballet Teacher Certification (Grades 4-5), Bolshoi Ballet Academy of Moscow, NYC (Aug 2014)

Horton Pedagogy Workshop (Levels 1-2), Alvin Ailey School, NYC (July 2014)

Horton Pedagogy Workshop (Levels 3-4), Alvin Ailey School, NYC (July 2015)

Ballet Teacher Certification (Preparatory Grades), CAADI, Mexico (July 2019)

Progressing Ballet Technique by Marie Walton-Mahon, Texas (July 2019)

 

Intensives/Workshops/Master Classes:

Paul Taylor School, Delfos Danza Contemporanea, Grupo Corpo, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Hubbard Dance Chicago, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Alonzo King Lines Ballet, Tania Salas Danza Contemporanea, Paradigm Dance, Joffrey Ballet, Ballet Austin, among others...

 

Professional Experience:

Dancer, Ballet East Dance Company, Austin, TX

​Founder/Artistic Director, Nudo Piedi Contemporary Dance CO, Laredo, TX

Founder/Artistic Director, Laredo School of Contemporary Dance, Laredo, TX

Choreographer:  Nudo Piedi Contemporary Dance Company (TX), CERES Danza Contemporanea (MX), Ballet East Dance Company (Austin)

Guest Teacher, UT-Pan American, Edinburgh, TX

 

Higher Education Experience:

Dance Adjunct Faculty, Texas A&M International University (2014-2016, 2019-current)

Instructor of Kinesiology, Texas &M International University (2008-2014)

Dance Adjunct Faculty, Texas A&M International University (2008-2009)

 

Academic & Dance Conference Presentations:

Presenter at various state, national and international conferences: American College of Sport Medicine (San Francisco, CA), International Conference on Health, Wellness, and Society (Berkeley, CA), Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Frisco and San Marcos, TX, and TX Name Conference (San Marcos, TX).

International Teaching/Recent Accomplishments:

**Led Professional Development/Training for Dance Teachers of Brownsville ISD (August 2019). 

 

**Choreography selected for Gala Concert of New Century Dance Project Choreography Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah (August 2019). 

**Choreography selected for Austin Dance Festival (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017). 

**Taught Classical Ballet and Horton Technique to professional dancers from El Colegio del Cuerpo dance company in Cartagena, Colombia. (August 3-12, 2015)

 

**Taught Horton Technique and Contemporary Jazz to pre-professional program students of El Colegio del Cuerpo in Cartagena, Colombia (August 3-12, 2015)

 

**Awarded Full Tuition Scholarship to Dallas Black Dance Theatre's Professional Summer Dance Intensive. (Attended 2015)

 

**Accepted as one of six master teachers for RED NORTE FESTIVAL DE DANZA.  Toured 5 cities in Mexico (Monterrey, Saltillo, Cd. Victoria, Tampico, and Reynosa) for 20 days.  Gave workshops in Horton technique to students from various professional dance schools. 

 

Contributing Author-Danza Hoy Magazine

 

For complete resume, click here.

Alynna Aleman, BA
Tiny Tots & Tiny Movers Instructor
Education: 
BA in Dance, Texas State University
Currently working on Masters in Psychology
 
Teaching Experience:

 Laredo School of Contemporary Dance

 

Alynna Aleman, BA
Tiny Tots, Tiny Movers, & Tumbling Instructor
Education: 
BA in Dance, Texas State University
Currently working on Masters in Psychology
MS in Kinesiology (graduate student)
 
Teaching Experience:

 Laredo School of Contemporary Dance

 

Romy Buyo
Tumbling Instructor 
Education: 
University of Texas-Austin
Juan Pablo Flores
Graham/Dunham & Adult Modern Dance Instructor
Education: 
Alvin Ailey School
Texas A&M International University (undergraduate) 
Professional Dance Experience:
DC Contemporary Dance Theater
Calpulli Dance Company
Ballet East Dance Company

 

Daniela Veloz
Pre-Jazz 2, Pre-Ballet 2 and Pre-Ballet 3 Instructor
 
Education: 
Laredo School of Contemporary Dance
TAMIU (undergraduate student)

 

Inna Yuruneva
 Grade 3-4 Ballet & Pointe 3/4
Guest Instructor
Education: 
Bolshoi Ballet Academy of Moscow
Professional Experience:
Metropolitan Opera
Connecticut Ballet
Ballet New York
Lynn Barr Dance Theater
and others
Kassandra Pena
Pre-Hip Hop & Youth Hip Hop Instructor
Education: 
Laredo School of Contemporary Dance
Magaly Gallagher
Youth Jazz 2A & 2B, Youth Turns & Leaps Instructor
Education: 
University of the Arts (undergraduate dance major)
Laredo School of Contemporary Dance 
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