Congrats to the 2014-2015 Rockets Power Dancers


Alysse

Hometown: Humble, TX

Occupation: Student – University of Houston Downtown

Accomplishments:

  • Represented Houston Rockets at the 2014 NBA All Star Game
  • Back up dancer for Pharrell

Mari

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Occupation: Accountant

Accomplishments:

  • Established her own fashion design business
  • NBDL Austin Toros Dance Team Captain

Paige

Hometown: Austin, TX

Occupation: Student - University of Houston

Accomplishments:

  • 2 year Rockets Power Dancers Captain
  • Back up dancer for B.O.B. and Ludacris at 2013 NBA All Star Weekend

Carly

Hometown: Woodlands, TX

Occupation: Student – Lone Star College

Accomplishments:

  • 1st Place soloist in jazz & contemporary at Hall of Fame Dance Competition, 2014
  • Entertainment award at Stage One Dance Nationals, 2014

Casey P

Hometown: Humble, TX

Occupation: High School Dance Team Director

Accomplishments:

  • Kilgore College Rangerettes Lieutenant and Head Swingster
  • Cum Laude graduate from The University of Texas

Desiree J

Hometown: Houston, TX

Occupation: Student, Choreographer

Accomplishments:

  • Performed in movie promotion with Misha Gabriel (Michael Jackson’s choreographer)
  • Pursing to become ultrasound technician

Mayem

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Occupation: Autism Special Education Assistant Teacher

Accomplishments:

  • Graduated from the University of St. Thomas with degree in Psychology
  • NBA dancer for 4 years

Jasmine

Hometown: Houston, TX

Occupation: Student, Team Member - Target

Accomplishments:

  • Background dancer for Vision World Entertainment
  • Opened for Mindless Behavior

Nicole

Hometown: League City, TX

Occupation: Student, Dance Instructor – Crowd Pleasers Dance Co.

Accomplishments:

  • National Champion 2013 for Crowd Pleasers Dance Competition
  • Member of high school dance team

Wilneisha

Hometown: New Orleans, LA

Occupation: Student & Dance Instructor

Accomplishments:

  • NBA dancer for 3 years
  • Back up dancer and extra for Beyonce Super Bowl XLVII performance and “Blow” music video

Casey C

Hometown: Sugarland, TX

Occupation: Student, Waitress

Accomplishments:

  • Captain of high school drill team
  • 1 year member of the Houston Rockets Power Dancers

Desiree C

Hometown: Houston, TX

Occupation: Pre-Vet student – University of Houston Downtown

Accomplishments:

  • Performed in China and Africa
  • Performed at Salsa Congress in Puerto Rico and Houston

Taryn

Hometown: Kingwood, TX

Occupation: Graphic Designer

Accomplishments:

  • Dean’s List all 4 years and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas State University – San Marcos
  • Dance member for MLS, AHL and IWFL teams from 2008-2013