THE 2023-2024 ROSTER
ANA LARA RODRIGUEZ
MARIANA FERNANDEZ MELANNIE HERNANDEZ
LEAH LONGORIA HUGGINS-DIRECTOR
Leah Longoria Huggins was raised in McKinney, TX, where she attended McKinney North High School and was a member of the 1st Line of the North Stars Drill Team. As a member of the North Stars, Leah served as a junior and senior officer. While on North Stars she received high honors from Starmakers Competition and Performance Camps as a Starmaker Gold Star recipient for her duet work with Brittany Lopez, and Miss Starmaker dance finalist. Her senior year she was the co-captain of the kick team and co-choreographer for the spring show Viva Las Vegas.
Staying close to home Leah attended Collin County Community College in Plano, TX. Leah was a part of the resident modern/contemporary dance company Collin Dance Ensemble. CDE exposed Leah to the world of modern and contemporary dance which allowed her to artistically explore and express herself. While on CDE Leah performed throughout the DFW area as well as attended master classes by Robert Battle of Alvin Ailey, and locals Michelle Hanlon and Ronnelle Eddings of Elle Danceworks. Leah performed numerous pieces in CDE's end of the year Spring Fling and received the Directors Choice Award.
Leah completed her Bachelors Degree in Dance from Texas Woman's University in Denton, TX. During college Leah was a staff member with award winning Prodigy Dance and Performing Arts Studio in Plano, TX. Leah also judges dance/drill competitions for Danceline Productions. Leah has and continues to choreograph solos and team routines for such schools as Amon Carter Riverside, Plano West, Plano Senior High, McKinney Boyd, and McKinney North.
Leah is a five year member of Dallas Dance Company. DDC is comprised of other dance professionals who love to perform around the DFW area. Leah loves dancing and collaborating with such talented women and men.
Leah has been at Sunset High School for 12 years. She is currently the Dance Company Director, Bisonette Varsity Drill Team Director and Dance I-IV instructor. She is married to her high school sweetheart Rylie. They have two children and reside in North Dallas.