MEET THE TEAM

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    BRITTANY

    choreographer

    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

    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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    EDITH

    choreographer

    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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    JESSE

    choreographer

    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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    MARLON

    choreographer

    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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    YARELI

    choreographer

    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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    HECTOR

    CEO + choreographer

    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 get to marry my passion, experience, and education to do great work, with a talented team, for amazing families. I created We Want to Dance to build a community of people that love the arts and to raise much needed funds to support access to transformative arts opportunities for young people in our vulnerable LA communities. Thanks for trusting us and being part of doing good in our world.

    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. 

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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