Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. Dance Minor Anthropology
Julia has studied many genres of dance for 25 years. She was a member of her high school drill team, the Duncanville High Hats. During high school she studied at the American Dance and Drill Team camps where she received numerous awards as well as All American, All American Mention, and All American Kick Company. She was a Squad leader and Sr. Lieutenant of her high school team.
After high school she attended the University of North Texas and acquired her B.A. in Dance and a Minor in Anthropology in 2007. During her time at UNT she performed and choreographed for various productions including The Truth About Being Earnest, Faculty Dance, Jr. Choreography, and New Choreographers Concerts. After the death of her first instructor from leukemia, she decided she wanted to pass on the love and passion for dance and 8 years ago began her teaching career.
She received the opportunity to choreograph for the Texas Tornado dancers in their first season. She was a member of House of Funk Theatre Company, choreographed and performed in The Move to Groove Ball, and was a member of N2it Dance Company. She has worked for American Dance and Drill Team teaching summer camps to high school drill teams and looks forward to many more years with this organization. 3 years ago she had a big role in developing the Carthage Bulldog Belles Drill Team program and continues to work closely with their director and team. In her dance career she has attended numerous conventions including TATD, American Dance and Drill Team, Dance Revolution, and The Pulse to name a few.
She has a true passion for Dance and Drill Team and has enjoyed the last two years with Preston Center Dance as Co-Director of both Black Diamonds and Pink Diamonds Drill Team. She is hoping to study dance and culture as her career progresses as well as work towards her Graduate Degree.
1st Period Dance 1
2nd Period Dance 1
3rd Period Conference block
4th Period Drill Team Officers
5th Period Dance 1
6th Period Showstoppers 9th grade Drill Team/ Rookie class
7th Period Conference block
8th Period High Hats Drill Team