Bengal Dancer Biographies

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Alece Burt

Hometown: Rexburg, Idaho

Major: Social Work

Year in School: Freshman

Year on Bengal Dancers: 1st

Prior to Bengal Dancers: Alece began dancing at age 3.  While making up routines with cousins for family realized dance would always be in her life.  Has been a competitive dancer since age 13.

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Steffanie Evans

Hometown: Burley, Idaho

Major: Journalism

Year in School: Sophomore

Year on Bengal Dancers: 2nd

Prior to Bengal Dancers:  Steffanie has danced since age 2, has had star roles in The Nutcracker, has taken classes at the Broadway Dance Center in New York, loves to travel, has visited half the states, visited Chicago, visited Mexico, and wants more!.

 

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Allie Henson

Hometown: Boise, Idaho

Major: Undecided

Year in School: Freshman

Year on Bengal Dancers: 1st

Prior to Bengal Dancers: Allie danced for 3 years as a Meridian Warriorette. She spent senior year as captain of the Lionettes dance team while also taking classes at Studio C Academy of Dance.  Likes to spend time with family, friends, and cat.

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Braylyn Marie Vale

Hometown: Burley, Idaho

Major: Chemistry

Year in School: Freshman

Year on Bengal Dancers: 1st

Prior to Bengal Dancers: Braylyn started dancing with Center Stage Studio at age 3.  Moved to Julie's Danceworks and danced there until high school. Member of Burley High School Stepperettes as freshman, and became co-captain as a sophomore.  Later became a technical advisor for Minico High School Dance Force.

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Mariah McIntier

Hometown: American Falls, ID

Major: Health Sciences- Pre Med

Year in School: Freshman

Year on Bengal Dancers: 1st

Prior to Bengal Dancers: Mariah has danced for 14 years with a studio, was on drill team for four years, and a cheerleader for 7 years.  Obtained CNA license and phlebotomy certificate while in high school.  Volunteers at Portneuf Medical Center.  Aspires to be a surgeon

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Deanna Roberts

Hometown: Newburg, OR

Major: Secondary Education

Year in School: Freshman

Year on Bengal Dancers: 1st

Prior to Bengal Dancers: Deanna started dancing at a studio at age 3..  Eventually competed and moved to Innovative Dance Studio until High School.  Graduated with honors, likes to snowboard and wakeboard

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Shanae Schild

Hometown: Blackfoot, ID

Major: Undecided

Year in School: Sophomore

Year on Bengal Dancers: 2nd

Prior to Bengal Dancers: Shanae has been dancing since age 2, was with Diva Dance Company for 16 years, on High School Dance Team for three years, and captain at Snake River High School her senior year.

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Bailey Stonebraker

Hometown: Twin Falls, ID

Major: Undecided

Year in School: Sophomore

Year on Bengal Dancers: 2nd

Dancing since age 8, Bailey has danced competitively for Firebird Dance Academy in Twin Falls and finished her competitive dance career at The Dance Factory in Chubbuck. Bailey loves tap and earned tap scholarships the five years she attended JUMP dance convention. Bailey has danced with some great choreographers at conventions and at CSI/IDAA summer dance camp. She teaches tap for The Dance Factory. Is majoring in Biology (Biomedical Emphasis) and Dance.

Bengal Dancers

Coach Kolissa Manchan

(208) 282-4547

machkoli@isu.edu

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