Current Information and Updates

Cavalette Captain, Emily Pustelnyk, Selected as an All-State Dance Team Member

Dance Team Directors have met annually for the past 37 years to share, learn, and grow dance programs across the state of Texas at the Texas Dance Educators’ Association Convention (TDEA).  This year there were over 600 Directors in attendance at the annual Convention.  Each School has the opportunity to select one student to the 2016 All State Dance Team. Emily Pustelnyk, a senior and Captain of the Lake Travis Cavalettes, represented Lake Travis High School among this group of 208 dancers from across the state of Texas. During the convention, the dance students participate in master classes and learn a piece from a prestigious choreographer.  This year’s choreographer was Yoshi Pineda.  Yoshi has performed with the contemporary jazz company RhetOracle in LA, has been a MA Dance staff member for 10 years, and has performed in 6 different countries as an independent performer for major corporate events.  The All State Dance Team performed a beautiful contemporary piece for Directors at the TDEA convention held in Houston, TX. 

During the convention at their annual banquet, Cavalette and Red Ruby Director, Abigail Payne, took an oath to be TDEA’s Board President.  She has currently served as the President Elect organizing the convention facilities.  Charles Aguillon LTISD Fine Arts Director presented over ‘Teaching the 21st Century Fluencies through the Arts’ at this year’s convention and participated in all Administrator sessions.  

The Cavalettes are looking forward to many performances this spring. They will compete at the Crowd Pleasers National Competition in Houston March 11-12 and will have the Annual Spring Show April 29-30. Students Kinder-5th grade can join them at the Junior Dance Clinic April 16th. Please visit the Cavalette Website for more information.

Lt to Rt: HBMS Dance Teacher Michelle Webb, Cavalette Asst. Dir & HBMS Pom Squad Dir. Laura Truett, Captain Emily Pustelnyk, Cavalette & Red Ruby Dir. Abigail Payne, and LTMS Jazz Co. Dir. & Dance Teacher Amanda Rule.

Team Contests

 Crowd Pleaser
Leander Winter

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2013 Metamorphosis Spring Show Photos

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