MEET THE TEAM

choreographer

BRITTANY

What are some of your favorite songs? Muevelo by El General

No Tengo Dinero by Kumbia Kings

Tusa by Karol G and Nicki Minaj

Snapchat, Instagram or TikTok?

Instagram @britanny127

What do you love about teaching quince/sweet 16 dances? 

I enjoy teaching Quinceañeras and Sweet 16s because I get to take a part of a teenager's big special day, a day so important to them.  

Who are some of your favorite artists?

Clean Bandit

Kumbia Kings

Lou Bega

Do you have a hidden talent?

I like drawing and playing the piano. 

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choreographer

EDITH

What are some of your favorite songs? Juice by Lizzo

Banana Clip by Miguel

Love On Top by Beyonce

 

Snapchat, Instagram or TikTok?

All of them! 

What do you love about teaching quince/sweet 16 dances? 

Teaching Quinces/Sweet 16s is such a special thing within our culture. I love being part of a special day that makes the girls feel like the world revolves around them, even for one night, and having the parents feel proud of seeing their little girl grow up. Plus I get to pair my passion for dance and making dreams a reality which genuinely makes me happy. It's a moment for us but a lifetime memory for them. 

Who are some of your favorite artists?

MANÀ

Megan thee Stallion

Beyoncé

Do you have a hidden talent?

I've styled and made over a few people. #MakeUp

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choreographer

JESSE

What are some of your favorite songs? 

Rhythm Nation by Janet Jackson

Womanizer by Britney Spears

Baila Esta Cumbia by Selena

Snapchat, Instagram or TikTok?

Instagram 

What do you love about teaching quince/sweet 16 dances? 

I've always loved dance! I get lost in the music, it's like meditation while helping create something so special for our families. 

Who are some of your favorite artists?

Britney Spears

Janet Jackson

Gloria Trevi

Do you have a hidden talent?

It's so hidden I'm still looking for it. 

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choreographer

MARLON

What are some of your favorite songs? 

Melanin by Ciara

Que Tire Pa'Lante by Daddy Yankee

Stay With Me by Sam Smith

Snapchat, Instagram or TikTok?

Instagram and TikTok

What do you love about teaching quince/sweet 16 dances? 

I love it because it's a way for me to give back to my community by sharing my talent. Plus, I love the feeling that you experience when a Quinceañera cries happy tears because it feels like the best day of her life. 

Who are some of your favorite artists?

Cardi B (of course!)

Ciara

Too many! 

Do you have a hidden talent?

I'm a self taught hair stylist. 

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choreographer

YARELI

What are some of your favorite songs? 

Let It Go by Jame Bay

Hey Jude by The Beatles

Bad Blood by Bear's Den

Snapchat, Instagram or TikTok?

Instagram 

What do you love about teaching quince/sweet 16 dances? 

It's really fun! I really enjoy teaching and it's always rewarding when you see the end product and the happiness it brings to the family. 

Who are some of your favorite artists?

Ha-ash

Adele

James Bay

Do you have a hidden talent?

I make AMAZING sandwiches!

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choreographer + founder

HECTOR

What are some of your favorite songs? 

Baila Conmigo by Victor Cardena ft. Kelly Ruiz

Me Vale by Maná

This How We Do It by Montell Jordan

Snapchat, Instagram or TikTok?

Instagram and TikTok

What do you love about teaching quince/sweet 16 dances? 

I love working with youth and families during a special moment in their lives. I get to marry my passion, experience, and education, work with such a talented team and share it with our gente and the world. I created We Want to Dance as an opportunity to help make the arts accessible for young people - everyone that is a part of us is helping transforms lives through the arts. 

Who are some of your favorite artists?

Maná

JLo

Dr. Dre

Do you have a hidden talent?

I can play the piano and I love to paint/draw. 

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OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  1. Provide ACCESS to opportunities that foster personal and professional interests.

  2. Build a COMMUNITY where love and self-love guide all.

  3. EMPOWER others and oneself through action.

  4. EXPLORE, learn, and teach with patience, persistence, and willingness.

  5. Break through challenges and embrace support to PERSEVERE.

IT TAKES A VILLAGE

"The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if you don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime."

-Babe Ruth

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