Meet the Cavs Dance Team



This is Rachel's second season with the CAVS Dance Team and she is thrilled to be putting her dance training to good use. Raised in North Royalton, Ohio, she has studied classical ballet, jazz, and modern essentially all her life. Rachel is a full time fashion design student and is also assisting in the opening of one of Cleveland's newest nightclubs.

Niecy is very excited about her second season as a member of the CAVS Dance Team. Born and raised in Miami, Florida, she has been dancing for 16 years and has performed with such celebrities as Wayne Newton. Niecy teaches dance in the Cleveland area and enjoys sharing her love of dance with hundreds of students each week.

Mandie is very enthusiastic and excited to begin her first season as a member of the CAVS Dance Team. Mandie has performed live on WEWS-TV's Morning Exchange and has trained at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City. This summer, Mandie plans to move to Las Vegas where she will continue to dance professionally while attending college.

Katherin is very excited about her third season as a member of the CAVS Dance Team. This past summer she attended the ProDance Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Hailing from North Royalton, Ohio, Katherin is currently a junior at Kent State University where she majors in early childhood education and minors in dance.

Jami recently earned her bachelor of arts in Communications from the University of Cincinnati and is currently attending graduate school at Cleveland State University; majoring in both communications and social psychology. While attending UC, Jami danced for the University and the International Basketball League's Cincinnati Stuff.

Hayley is from Southington, Ohio and is excited about starting her fourth season as a member of the CAVS Dance Team. Hayley is a senior at Kent State University majoring in exercise physiology. She has choreographed for many high school dance and cheerleading squads throughout Ohio. In addition to the performance aspect of the CAVS Dance Team, Hayley enjoys the Dance Team's involvement in community and charitable activities.

Gina is trained in jazz, ballet, pointe, lyrical, hip-hop, tap and theatre. She received a dance scholarship at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City and plans to pursue a professional career in dance. She is a sophomore at Baldwin-Wallace College and is working towards her degree in early childhood education.

Elizabeth is thrilled to be joining the CAVS Dance Team after finishing her second summer as a performer at Cedar Point. She is a 2000 graduate of Ohio Northern University where she earned a bachelor of fine arts in Communication Arts with an emphasis in Musical Theatre. Elizabeth is a substitute teacher and resides in Avon with her husband.

Danielle is a senior at Baldwin-Wallace College majoring in Business Administration and Dance. She was a member of the Baldwin-Wallace Dance Team and has performed in the school's annual Dance Concert. Danielle hopes to give her best performances yet as a first year member of the CAVS Dance Team.
This is Bianca's first season as a member of the CAVS Dance Team. She recently graduated from North Olmsted High School. In the fall, Bianca will begin attending the Virginia Marti College, where she will major in fashion merchandising. Bianca performed with both the North Olmsted High School Dance and Drill Teams.
In May, Amanda earned her bachelors degree from Baldwin-Wallace College, where she majored in dance. She performed for four years as a member of the Baldwin-Wallace College Dance Team, and was captain her senior year. She is currently teaching ballet and hip-hop at a local dance studio. Amanda is looking forward to her first season as a member of the CAVS Dance Team.