Alia Wiggins is an 11th grader at Colgan High School in Manassas, VA. She’s an honor student, a member of the National Honor Society and the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. Alia has been dancing since the age of 2 and dances at Studio Bleu in Ashburn, Va. Her favorite dance style is contemporary and jazz. She likes to swim, make funny videos and hang out with her friends. Alia is honored to be a Wild Assistant!
Caiden is a 14 year old dancer from Northern Virginia. He trains at Studio Bleu Dance Center. Before dance, he was a gymnast, and did competitive gymnastics for 4 years. Caiden has been dancing for 4 years, and trains in jazz, lyrical, hip hop, contemporary, and ballet. He is an all honor student at John Champe High School in Aldie, VA. His favorite style to dance in is jazz. Caiden loves cooking, summer, traveling, hanging out with friends, singing, and dancing! Caiden is so excited to be apart of the 2019 Wild faculty.
Kaitlyn is 10 years old dancer from Toronto, Canada. She has been training at The Dance Zone since she was 5 years old. Kaitlyn trains in all genres including jazz, tap, ballet, contemporary, and hip hop.
Kaitlyn has won many national titles including Petite Miss World Dance 2017, Petite Miss Nexstar National 2017, and Petite Miss Starpower National 2017. Kaitlyn was selected to be part of the Beat Squad team for Dancer Palooza 2018 & 2019.
She was also placed in the top 20 finalist from The Dance Awards Mini Best Dancers in Orlando 2018. Kaitlyn has also won Winner Scholarships from all conventions including Wild Dance, Nuvo, Jump, 24Seven, Radix, and NYCDA.
Aislin Mitchell began her dance training at the age of 3 at Dancensations Dance Center in Alexandria, VA under the direction of Pat Hawkes. She has been a member of Dancensations's Competition team for the last 10 years and is currently the reigning Junior National Titlist. She was also awarded the prestigious Dance Spirit Future Star Award and was featured in the December 2018 edition of Dance Spirit Magazine.
Aislin enjoys traveling the country to attend conventions and competitions. She has won many scholarships that allow her to further her dance training. Last year, she had the opportunity to tour and assist with Titans of Dance as a Titans Force Member. Aislin has been an ambassador for Honeycut Dancewear since 2016. She was named an Inferno Dance Artist on Fire Ambassador in 2017 and 2018. Aislin is an active ambassador for DanceHopeCure, which merges the art of dance with childhood cancer awareness.
Aislin's favorite style of dance is lyrical jazz. She hopes to continue growing as an artist and one day teach and choreograph like the professionals she has been given the honor to assist as a WILD Apprentice.
Savannah Quiner placed first in classical at YAGP Boston in 2017 and is a YAGP Finals participant. She has danced the role of Clara for the New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet. Her solos have placed first overall at various dance competitions, including top teen solo at StarQuest nationals. She won the top scholarship this year at the following dance workshops: NYCDA, Nuvo, Jump, and 24 Seven. In the 2018 Best Dancer Program at Nationals, Savannah placed in the top 15 at NYCDA and top 20 at the Dance Awards. She has been invited to the Beat Squad at Dancer Palooza for the past 2 years. This summer she is spending 5 weeks at American Ballet Theatre’s New York Intensive. She is thrilled to be assisting Wild this year!
Natalia is a 12 year old dancer from Boca Raton, Florida. She has been training at Lents Dance Company for the last several years. She trains in all genres including ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap, and hip hop. Natalia attends Pine Crest School in Boca Raton where she also has the opportunity to be a part of their school dance team, Precision.
Natalia is honored to be chosen as a WILD Apprentice!
Joely is twelve years old and in the 7th Grade. She trains at Ratio Dance in Auburn, Indiana and Project Ballet in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She has been dancing for 10 years and loves all styles of dance. Joely is excited to be a Wild Apprentice for the 2019 season! This has been an exciting few years for Joely and she is proud to be a Jump VIP, Nuvo Breakout Artist, NYCDA Outstanding Dancer, Intrigue Apprentice, Tribe Trainee, The Pack Apprentice, In10se Dancer, Fort Wayne Con10der, and Streetz Elite winner. She attended the School of American Ballet NY Junior Program in 2018 and was accepted into the prestigious 2019 SAB Summer Intensive, SAB NY Junior and SAB Young Dancers Series with a scholarship. She was also accepted into the 2019 Pacific Northwest Ballet Summer Intensive and the Houston Ballet Summer Intensive on a full scholarship. In 2017, 2018 and 2019 she placed 3rd at YAGP Pre-Competitive Contemporary Chicago Semi-Final and in 2019 placed Top 12 at the YAGP Pre-Competitive Classical Chicago Semi-Final. Joely has also received multiple scholarships, including Joffrey Texas, Steps on Broadway, World Dance Pageant and PowerPak. She holds titles as 2nd Runner-Up Junior Miss World Dance, Junior Miss NexStar Nationals 2017 & 2018, Junior Miss DreamMaker Zionsville 2019 and Junior Miss Revolution Fort Wayne 2019. Some of her future goals include competing at the 2019 World Dance Pageant and Season Four of the World of Dance. In the future she hopes to train at the School of American Ballet and become a professional ballerina and perform on Broadway.
Eric is a 9 year old from Fairfax, VA. He has been dancing since the age of 4 and competitively for the past 3 years. Eric trains in all styles of dance at Studio Bleu Dance Center and The Art of Technique. Eric’s dance accomplishments include being named Mr. Petite World Dance, National Petite Title and Overall Winner, placing Top 10 at The Dance Awards, placing Top 10 at ballet competitions and receiving the National Outstanding Choreography Award for the PTA Reflections Contest.
Eric loves to attend dance conventions to learn from the amazing faculty and make new friends.
In his spare time, Eric enjoys sports, math, magic, singing and gymnastics. He is excited to be a Wild Apprentice and looks forward to an amazing year!
Camille Spence is a 15-year-old dancer who has attended Dancers Burlington, a division of Camiara Dance Inc., for the last fourteen years. She trains in all forms of dance, but especially enjoys Contemporary, Hip Hop and Jazz. In 2015, Camille was awarded 1stRunner Up Miss Junior World Dance at the World Dance Pageant. She was named the Teen Power Pak Apprentice in 2016 and traveled to Ohio and Florida the following Summer. In 2017, Camille won the opportunity to travel to Spain to perform at Cita Con La Danza at the International Festival in Benicassim, Spain where she shared the stage with several semi-professional and professional companies from all over Europe. Not only does Camille participate in numerous national and international competitions each year, she is also a member of the SynthesisTOO professional dance company under the direction of Tracie Stanfield. Camille is also honoured to have recently received the title of Prodigy from the Artistic Dance Exchange.
Molly Yancy is a driven 13 year old honor student and company dancer at Gainesville Dance Center under the direction of Amber DeGary. She has been training since the age of 8 in all genres, including contemporary, hip hop, jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical and acrobatics. Molly's love of dance and desire to share her passion has earned her multiple titles and honors, including Junior and Teen Miss Starpower, Teen Miss Believe, Teen Miss Headliners, Starpower Top Gun, and Hall of Fame All Star. She continues to advance her training by attending conventions, master classes, and workshops. In addition to being named WILD apprentice, Molly has been honored to receive many scholarships from companies like Nuvo, Jump, Monsters of Hip Hop and ASH. She is also excited, as she heads into her fourth year, to be part of an advanced hip hop team, G crew, headed by Chris Munar.
In addition to studio training, Molly assists in teaching classes to the next generation of dancers. She is also blessed to be a part of her high school's dance team, which not only excels in competition, but does a great deal of work with Team Shine Together, giving students with special needs opportunities to learn and love dance. Molly also works alongside companies like Dancewear Solutions, Tspheres, Artkeh dance photography, Sharkcookie, and Ballerinas against Bullies to promote products and awareness in the dance community.
She is honored and excited to be assisting and learning from the incredible WILD dance faculty and staff for the 2019 season!
Natasha Camacho is a 17-year-old dancer who has attended Dancers Burlington, a division of Camiara Dance Inc., for the last fifteen years. She trains in all forms of dance, but especially enjoys Contemporary, Hip Hop and Ballet. In 2016, Natasha trained at the National Ballet School of Canada and was invited to attend the full-time program. Natasha won the opportunity to travel to Spain to perform at Cita Con La Danza at the International Festival in Benicassim, Spain where she shared the stage with several semi-professional and professional companies from all over Europe. She received the prestigious title of Miss Teen World Dance in 2017. Not only does Natasha participate in numerous national and international competitions each year, she is also a member of the SynthesisTOO professional dance company under the direction of Tracie Stanfield. Natasha is also honoured to have recently received the title of Prodigy from the Artistic Dance Exchange.