The 2017 - 2018 Celebrities

Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts,
because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life;
it is life itself.
— Havelock Ellis
 
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The 2017-2018 Line Officers

The 2017-2018 Social Officers

The 2017-2018 Senior Line Members

The 2017-2018 Junior Line Members

The 2017-2018 Sophomore Line Members

The 2017-2018 Managers

Photos provided by Danielle Walker Photography

 

The Emeralds perform at JV football games and occasionally share the field with the Celebrities at special events. The Emeralds are loved by all of the Celebrities and are supported by each other.
 
 
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The 2017 Emeralds

 
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The Emeralds Dance Team is the JV Dance Team at Cedar Park High School and is composed of young ladies who share a love for dancing and being on a team.  The Emeralds perform at JV football games.

D is set apart because she always invests completely in those around her. Her Celebrities are no exception. She not only pushes her students to excel as dancers, but to excel as people of character.
— Hannah, 2016-2017 Celebrities captain
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Director - Stacy Danielson

Stacy Danielson has served as the director of the Celebrities and Emeralds Dance Teams since 2003.  She was the assistant director the two previous years.

Stacy was a Vikette at Lanier High School in North Austin where she graduated in 1995. Stacy was a member of the Rangerettes at Kilgore College from 1996 - 1998 where she was featured in her Rangerette uniform on the cover of Insights Magazine as well as in "Women" a book by Annie Leibovitz.

Stacy graduated from Kilgore College in 1998 then from Southwest Texas State University in 2001 with an exercise and sports science degree, a minor in dance and an education certificate in Dance/PE/Health.

Stacy has two adorable sons, Lane & Luke.

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Assistant Director - Nikki Evans

Born in Austin, Texas, Nikki began participating in dance classes at the age of four. She participated in  dance/drill team all four years of high school, serving as Captain of the Highlandettes during her senior year. Nikki was also a member of studio 29's competitive dance team where she received training in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, contemporary and hip-hop.

Nikki attended Kilgore College in the fall of 2006, where she served as a member of the World Famous Kilgore College Rangerettes. She was one of ten selected to become a Swingster, or member of the elite jazz group and participated in parades in Chicago and New York, a halftime performance at Texas Stadium, the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic, the annual Crystal Charity Ball, and the Indy 500. 

Following her graduation from Texas Woman's University in 2011, Nikki served as the the Head Dance & Drill Team Director of Bryan High School for  three years. She has recently arrived back in the beautiful state of Texas after two years of traveling across Australia and New Zealand as an Au Pair. Nikki is excited to be returning to her passion of teaching dance under Stacy Danielson, where she will assist in directing The Celebrities, Emeralds and Cedar Park High School dance departments! 

And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand,
They danced by the light of the moon
— Edward Lear, The Owl and the Pussycat
 
 
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The Celebrities Alumni