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  • Jami Stigliano

    You Can Call Me: Head Diva
    Hometown: Waco, TX
    Day Job: Founder, CEO of DivaDance
    Favorite Diva: Brit & Bey
    Favorite Music Video: Britney "Slave 4 U" & Cassie "Me & U"
    Favorite Emoji: Peach emoji
    Dancefloor Jam: Ginuwine “Pony”
    Fave Beauty Product: Eyelure lashes
    My Hashtag Is: #soextra #thriving
    A Secret: I was the mascot at The University of Texas at Austin in college!
    Personal Mantra: “What I visualize, I magnetize.”

    PS: Wanna see what it's like to be the Queen Bee of DivaDance? Stalk the Head Diva on IG at @divadancefranchise

  • Trey Maxwell

    You Can Call Me: Trey
    Hometown: Carrollton, TX
    Day Job: Human Resources Generalist
    Favorite Diva: Britney Spears
    Favorite Music Video: Slave 4 U
    Favorite Emoji: salsa dancer
    Girl Crush: Amy Schumer
    Dancefloor Jam: "Gimme Dat Bass" - Ciara
    Fave Beauty Product: Mac
    My Hashtag Is: #namaslay
    Personal Mantra: "If you don't love yourself, how the hell are you gonna love anyone else?! Can I get an Amen?!" - RuPaul

  • Tanci Soulier

    You Can Call Me: Tanci
    Hometown: Cypress,Texas
    Day Job: Mary Kay Consultant, Dance Instructor
    Favorite Diva: J Lo
    Favorite Music Video: J Lo “Get Right”
    Favorite Emoji: Jazz Hands
    Favorite Food or Cocktail: Dungeness Crab/Dirty Vodka Martini
    Favorite Outfit to Slay In: Leggings and Dance T/Tank
    Dancefloor Jam:(college) YEAH! (current) " Y
    Fave Beauty Product: Mary Kay Vitamin C Squares
    My Hashtag Is: #Blessed
    A Secret...: I love to hunt and play in the mud
    Personal Mantra: "Don't put a question mark where God has put a period."

  • Natalia Maravi

    You Can Call Me: Natalia
    Hometown: Irving, TX (next to Dallas)
    Day Job: I’m a cool mom! (I also have a couple side hustles)
    Favorite Diva: It’s Britney B*tch
    Favorite Music Video: Slave For You Favorite
    Dancefloor Jam: Literally anything Britney
    Fave Beauty Product: Al Naturale
    My Hashtag Is: #livingmybestlife
    Personal Mantra: Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another
  • Ashley Godin

    You Can Call Me...: Ashley, Ash, Smashley, Ash-bash
    Hometown: Midlothian, IL
    Day Job: RF Systems Engineer at National Instruments
    Favorite Diva: Queen Bey
    Favorite Music Video: (Recently) Look What You Made Me Do by TSwift; (Always) Bad Romance by Lady Gaga
    Favorite Food or Cocktail: Jack and Ginger with a lime
    Favorite Outfit to Slay In: Booty shorts and sparkly fishnets, as featured in the Summer Showgirls Recital 2017!
    Girl Crush: Emma Watson
    Dancefloor Jam: As if there could be just one…I Wanna Dance with Somebody by Whitney Houston
    Fave Beauty Product: St. Ives Green Tea face scrub – it smells so good I want to eat it!
    My Hashtag Is: #whatwouldbeyoncedo
    A Secret...: I have an addiction to sour gummy worms, I literally eat the whole bag!
    Personal Mantra: Everything happens for a reason

  • Brooklyn Morrow

    You can call me: Brooklyn or Brooke
    Hometown: I was born in San Antonio but I lived in so many places!
    Day job: School/PAD dance studio
    Favorite Diva: Shakira
    Favorite Music Video: Company- Tinashe
    Favorite food or cocktail: TACOS
    Favorite outfit: FashionNova!
    Dancefloor jam: My Humps
    Fave beauty product: Rosewater face masks
    Hashtag: #girlyes
    A secret: I can’t function without the duo of meditation and coffee
    Personal Mantra: Radiant

  • Symonne Hornaday

    You Can Call Me: Symonne
    Hometown: Tucson
    Day Job: Customer Trust Associate at Skills Fund
    Favorite Diva: Beyoncé! Is that even a question?
    Favorite Music Video: Crazy in Love
    Dancefloor Jam: Crazy in Love
    Fave Beauty Product: Ruby Woo lipstick by Mac
    My Hashtag Is: #redlipsdontcare
    Personal Mantra: Well behaved women rarely make history
  • Monique Femat

    You can call me...: Monique, Mo, Momo
    Hometown: El Paso, TX
    Job: Registered nurse in the operating room
    Favorite diva: Gaga all day, errday!!!!
    Favorite music video: “Telephone” by Lady Gaga and Beyoncé
    Favorite food or cocktail: Mannn, I love food!! Let’s say mole chicken, pasta, sour patch kids...basically anything that’s bad for you unfortunately! I’m more of a beer girl and I LIVEEEE for Sol Cheladas!!!
    Favorite outfit to slay in: My go to for psquad is a crop top, booty shorts and shiny fishnets.
    Dance floor jam: Old school Mo loves “Pop That” French Montana
    Fave beauty product: All of the “Rose” scented things at Bath and Body works, but mostly the body spray. It smells like heaven!!
    My hashtag is: #ithinkimfunnysowhateverisonmymindatthetime
    A secret...: I honestly can’t think of anything! You wanna know something, ask me and you’ll get an answer!
    Personal mantra: Everything happens for a reason.
  • Abby Nirenberg

    You Can Call Me: Abby
    Hometown: Austin, TX baby!
    Day Job: Full time student at Texas State
    Favorite Diva: Beyoncé
    Favorite Music Video: Hotline Bling
    Girl Crush: Aubrey Plaza
    My Hashtag Is: #nice
    Personal Mantra: This too shall pass
  • Brittney DeMars

    You Can Call Me: Bobbie (or Bobby)
    Hometown: Houston, TX
    Day Job: Program Coordinator and Academic Case Manager
    Favorite Diva: La Reina de Salsa, Celia Cruz! (Aaliyah is a close second!)
    Favorite Music Video: Remember the Time- MJ!
    Favorite Emoji: Latin Dancer emoji (the dancer in the Red Dress)
    Favorite Food or Cocktail: Twizzlers! The regular strawberry ones!
    Favorite Outfit to Slay In: Black Leggings and a cropped sweatshirt
    Dancefloor Jam: I'm Your Baby Tonight- Whitney Houston!
    Fave Beauty Product: Lip Gloss and Liner, equally!
    My Hashtag Is: #BoriCubana
    A Secret...: I write poetry
    Personal Mantra: "Que sera, sera. And what won't, will not. And that is okay!"

  • Tara Bianco

    You Can Call Me...: Tara or Red
    Hometown: Hilton Head Island, SC
    Day Job: content creator
    Favorite Diva: Sandra Bullock/Reese Witherspoon
    Favorite Music Video: Everybody (Backstreets Back)
    Favorite Emoji: ‍♀️
    Favorite Food or Cocktail: Steak or Red Wine
    Favorite Outfit to Slay In: My cowboy boots
    Dancefloor Jam: is it bad that I want to say any High School Musical Song?
    Fave Beauty Product: coconut lotion
    My Hashtag Is: crazyred
    A Secret...: if I told you, then it wouldn’t be a secret.
    Personal Mantra: Just go for it

  • Danie Aiken

    You Can Call Me...: Danie
    Hometown: Austin
    Day Job: Graphic Designer
    Favorite Diva: Janet Jackson
    Favorite Music Video: Aaliyah “Are you that somebody”
    Favorite Food or Cocktail: Wings
    Favorite Outfit to Slay In: high tops joggers and a graphic Tee
    Dancefloor Jam: My Boo, Crazy in love
    Fave Beauty Product: Farm House Fresh
    My Hashtag Is: #daniepearl
    A Secret...: I have an alter ego
    Personal Mantra: Don’t waste time, make time
  • Alexandra Caroline

    You Can Call Me: Alexandra
    Hometown: Austin
    Day Job: Teacher
    Favorite Diva: My Mama
    Favorite Music Video: Toxic by Britney Spears
    Favorite Emoji:
    Favorite Food or Cocktail: Lemon Drop Martini
    Favorite Outfit to Slay In: Jogger pants and a hoodie
    Dance floor Jam: "Forever" by Chris Brown
    Fave Beauty Product: MAC lipstick in the color "Creme in your Coffee". It is everything!
    My Hashtag Is: #livingmybestlife
    A Secret: I was a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader for 2 years. Go Cowboys!
    Personal Mantra: Sorry, out to live. Be back soon!
  • Laurita Vargas

    You Can Call Me...: Laurita
    Hometown: Rhome, TX
    Day Job: Front Office Specialist at a pediatric clinic
    Favorite Diva: LIZZO
    Favorite Music Video: "Do You?" by TroyBoi
    Favorite Emoji:
    Favorite Food or Cocktail: I eat just about everything (who doesn't love eating??) and a Tito's and soda
    Favorite Outfit to Slay In: Crop top, flannel, mesh leggings and a ball-cap
    Dancefloor Jam: Anything I can twerk to
    Fave Beauty Product: Most recently, Too Faced's Bottle of Unicorn Tears. G-L-I-T-T-E-R!
    My Hashtag Is: #liveyourbestlife
    A Secret...: I know how to throw an axe... and joined a league!
    Personal Mantra: Be open to anything and everything that comes your way. You never know what you'll see, learn or do! Variety is the spice of life!

  • Leah Mercer

    You Can Call Me...: Leah or Lee Lee
    Hometown: I represent Webberville, Texas all day errrday! But yeah, I'm from Austin ayeeeee!
    Day Job: PhD grad student, Dance Educator, Choreographer, School Administrator, and Future Fine Arts Director
    Favorite Diva: Besides MYSELF...Debbie Allen, Tina Turner, Madonna, Beyonce, Ciara, Missy Elliot, and Janet Jackson
    Favorite Music Video: I used to record videos and award shows, teach myself the choreography and perform in front of my parents. So...this is soooo hard! I'll name a few in specific categories...Best Artistry- Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul, Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel, What's it Gonna Be by Janet Jackson and Busta Rhymes, Vogue by Madonna, Remember the Time by Michael Jackson; Best Choreography- 2 Legit 2 Quit (extended version) by MC Hammer, Pleasure Principle and Miss You Much by Janet Jackson, Rock the Boat by Aaliyah; Best Energy- Crazy in Love (Concert version) by Beyonce, What About Your Friends by TLC; My Prerogative and Humpin Around by Bobby Brown
    Favorite Emoji:️ ❤️
    Favorite Food or Cocktail: Shirley Temple on the rocks!!!!!!, I LOVE me some FRIED PICKLES!!!
    Favorite Outfit to Slay In: I look good in anything babbbbbbbby but I love slaying in an outfit with fishnet stockings!!!!!
    Dancefloor Jam: ANYTHING DANCE HALL REGGAE!!!! Bad Girl by Usher...you better move out my way once that guitar bass line drop! Love Shack by B 52, Everyday People by Arrested Development, Anything Beyonce, and ANY song with club line dances....I'm THAT girl being extra on the floor
    Fave Beauty Product: Besides having good genes, I love Aveeno products and coconut oil cuz I got the gooood hair like Becky
    My Hashtag Is: #FutureBridetoBe #LoveHappyFutureBaxters #TheGreatestWeddingOnEarth... this diva is getting MARRIED y'all!
    A Secret...: I can literally act out all characters, dance and sing all of Wizard of Oz. I also cried when I met Mickey Mouse at Disney World AND I low-key watch Paw Patrol and PJ Mask from time to time....Shhhhhhhhh!
    Personal Mantra: Hakuna Matata! When a door doesn't open for me, I just make a prettier one to strut through.
  • Maira Montes

    You can call me... Maira
    Hometown El Paso, Tx Day
    Job
    Preschool Teacher Favorite
    Diva
    Queen Bey!
    Favorite Music Video OMG too many to choose from!!
    Favorite Emoji ;)
    Favorite Food or Cocktail Give me all the pasta and some red wine.
    Favorite Outfit to Slay In black on black on black
    Dancefloor Jam Monopoly by Ariana Grande
    Fave Beauty Product can't live without a good red lipstick, my current fave is the Stunna lip paint by Fenty Beuty.
    A Secret... I was once in the same room as Chrissy Teaigan and John Legend.. I can die happy now.
    Personal Mantra I am in love with who I am becoming