Congrats to the following dancers that auditioned for our Song Program!! We are SO excited for the year ahead. A welcome email will be sent out by tomorrow afternoon with important team information!!
|SMCHS Song 2021-2022|
- Tryout Packet- What to send via email vs. complete with link?
- Auditions- Make-up Audition needed? Please contact Head Coach to set up an appointment!
IF MAKE THE PROGRAM....
- New Member Meet & Greet- May 24th 4-5:30pm in R3
- New Teams & Parent Meeting- May 24th 5:30pm- SM dance room (R3).
- Spring Practices- see schedule here!
- Varsity Camp Choreography with guest choreographer- June 14th 9am-12pm
- Summer Vacation- June 26th-July 11th
- UDA Convention Camp- July 18-21st
- Summer Practices- 9am-12pm time frame based off team and facilities available. *if in Summer School, please notify Coach.
DANIELLE CALTA DARWAZEH– Director/Head Coach
Danielle has over 25 years of experience coaching, teaching and choreographing dance. She started dancing at the age of 3 and has been professionally trained in various styles including ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, pom/song, theater, character, modern, pointe & lyrical. At the age of 13 she was chosen as a member of the Tremaine Dance Company and trained with world renowned choreographers in the dance/entertainment industry. She had the opportunity to dance for various live events, videos, TV, and films, such as Austin Powers, The International Man of Mystery, WB Dubba Commercial, Miss Christy’s Dancin’ Videos, & The Royal Danish Ballet. Danielle also has experience working behind the scenes in the dance/entertainment industry. Danielle worked for MSA Agency, one of the top dance/choreography talent agencies in Hollywood. Their clients work can be seen everywhere, film, TV, stage, you name it! Some of the projects she worked on included, So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing With the Stars, the High School Musical franchise, Michael Jackson's This Is It, just to name a few! Danielle is a graduate from UC Irvine and was the captain of their dance team for 3 years. She was a member of the United Spirit Association where she served as a Head Instructor and a member of their Program Development staff. She currently judges for various event producers when she is not with her teams competing. Danielle has coached and choreographed for numerous dance and Songleading teams throughout the United States including high school, college, semi-pro, and pro teams, including the LA Laker Girls, 49er Gold Rush Cheerleaders, San Diego Charger Girls, & OC Gladiators. During the past 15 years of coaching, her teams have won numerous national titles and awards including Innovative Choreography, Technical Excellence, Superior Showmanship, Best in Category, Grand Champions, & the Bronze Medal at USASF’s Dance Worlds. In 2013, Danielle was named CheerPros “Dance Coach of the Year”! She loves sharing her passion for dance and her competitive spirit to motivate and push her dancers to be the best they can be. Danielle takes pride in her dancers and dedicates herself fully by investing in each of her dancers’ growth and development. Danielle founded DC Consulting, to help coach and consult individuals in their dance, health, and/or lifestyle needs. This is Danielle's 10th season coaching at SMCHS and is excited to continue her 3rd year as the Head Coach.