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    Welcome to The Gateway Stars Dance Team

    "Come join the prestigious and tradition-rich Gateway Stars.  You'll develop memories and friendships that will last forever."

                                                                                                                                     

  • STARS DANCE TEAM PARTICIPATES IN:
    • Induction Ceremony
    • Summer Camp
    • Boot Camp two weeks prior to school starting
    • Pep Rallies and Basketball Games
    • Winter Showcase
    • Competitions
    • Spring Show
    • Community Events throughout the year
    • End of year Banquet
    • Work hard, but have a great time!!

Group shot of 2018 Gateway Stars dancers.
  • REQUIREMENTS TO AUDITION FOR VARSITY:
    • Current 6th-11th graders attending GCPS or official transfer
    • Attend Candidate/Parent Meeting: 
    • Attend Team Clinic: 
    • Attend Team Tryouts: 
    • Must be eligible during tryouts & turn in a Grade Sheet
    • Pass at least 3 out of 4 nine-weeks in the current school year
    • Must have E’s and S’s in conduct all year long
    • Turn in all paper work: 

    EXPECTATIONS FOR CLINIC & AUDITIONS:
    • You will learn a jazz routine and a kick series
    • You will be asked to do your right and left splits
    • You will audition in front of 3 judges in groups
    • The results will be handed out that evening

    REQUIREMENTS TO PARTICIPATE KINDER-INTERMEDIATE TEAMS:
    • Incoming kinder-12th graders attending GCPS or obtaining official transfer
    • Attend Candidate/Parent Meeting:
    • Pass at least 3 out of the 4 nine-weeks in the current school year
    • Must have E’s and S’s in conduct all year long
    • Turn in all paper work

Dancers dressed in gold outfits performing in gym.
Middle school dances in blue green outfits
MS Dance team at pep rally
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    Alexis Bonilla, Dance Team Instructor

    Education:

    Bachelor's degree in dance education and secondary certification in communications studies

    Texas State University (San Marcos)

    Background:

    Ronald Reagan High School, San Antonio: Varsity Dance Team

    Staff Member, ShowMakers of America Dance & Drill Camps 

    University of Texas at San Antonio:  Pom Squad

    Texas State University: Texas State Strutters (winner of Oak Farms Academic Achievement Award & Dean's List - 3 semesters)

    Member, NBA San Antonio Spurs "Silver Dancer" (2017-18 season)

    Hometown:

    San Antonio, Texas

     

Dance Team members performing jazz number in gym.
Dance Team performing in turquoise outfits.
High school dance team in denim.