Eastwood High School’s Saltatrix compete and win against professionals
In a competition against professional dancers, choreographers, hundreds of dollars spent in costumes and props, Eastwood High School’s elite dance team, Saltatrix, won 12 awards out of 12 entries at the Tremaine Dance Competition in early April. No other public high schools participated in one of the hardest dance competitions in the nation.
The Saltatrix dancers have had success in Los Angeles before, but never have scored so well and won so big! The dance team proves once again that Ysleta ISD has excellence in a public high school program. The dancers choreograph, create memorable themes and costumes to win against the Goliath of LA dance studios. The District invests time and money not only in their academics, but also in their Fine Arts programs to give these Saltatrix dancers a chance at winning against these studios.
Tremaine Dance Conventions & Competitions is a Los Angeles based professional dance education company with an award-winning 24-city, national dance tour. Both individuals and teams are invited to showcase their talents during their regional and national dance competitions, which are presented in a positive, fair and supportive manner.
Congratulations to coach Sheila Dwyer and the Eastwood Saltatrix dancers!