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    Mrs. Kerri Burgess
    phone: 369-2124

     
    EC ~ Show Choir          EC ~ Show Choir
    1 ~ Conference             1 ~ Conference
    A2 ~ Dance I                 B2 ~ Dance IB
    A3 ~ Dance I                 B3 ~ Dance 2
    A4 ~ Dance I                 B4 ~ Dance 3/4
    5 ~ Fillies                      5 ~ Fillies
     
     
     
    Position:
     
     
    Dance Educator ~ Dance I-IV and IB Dance
    Fillies Drill Team Director
    Honor Guard Sponsor
    Choreographer/Director ~ Encore Show Choir
    K-Choreography Sponsor (Korean Pop Dance)
    Choreographer for DHS Musicals 
     
     
    Education:

     
    Bachelor of Arts and Education, University of North Texas

    Associate of Arts, Tyler Junior College

    Physical Education Certified 
     
    Background:

     
    39 years of Dance Training in the areas of:  Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Lyrical, Pointe, Clogging, Precision Drill Team, and Musical Theater.

    20 years experience in public schools (Denton High School)

    Dance Captain of the World Famous Tyler Junior College Apache Belles

    10 years private studio instructor

              Dance Elite of Denton

              Dance Elite of The Colony

              Denton Dance R Us - Head Dance Instructor and Choreographer

              The Arlington Stars Junior Drill Team

              Denton Dazzlers - Co-Director

              Dancin' USA Dance Company

    Choreographer for DHS Band's Elite Dancers
    Choreographer for DHS Musicals: Peter Pan, Les Miserables, Aida, South Pacific, Beauty and The Beast, Jekyll and Hide, A Christmas Carol, 1940's Radio Hour, Mame, Into The Woods, and Godspell.
    Fort Worth City Ballet Performer- The Nutcracker
    Tyler Rose Festivals
    Texas Ranger Exhibition Game
    Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl Parades
    Houston Oilers Pre-Game Show
    Foley's Thanksgiving Day Parades
    Choreographer for Miss Argyle Pageant 

     
    Accomplishments:
     
    PROUD Wife of 19 years and Mother of two Amazing Children!
     
    2017  DHS Teacher of the Year Nominee from the Fine Arts Department 
    DHS Teacher of the Year (2005-2006)
    2013 & 2011 DISD Top Graduates Educator of Influence Recognition
    TDEA - Texas Dance Educator Association's Director of the Year Nominee
    TDEA - Texas Dance Educator Association's Lifetime Achievement Award Nominee
    Dallas Summer Musical's Choreographer Nominee: 2015-Mame, 2013-A Christmas Carol, 2012-Jekyll and Hyde
    Who's Who in Teachers of America
    Nominated from the DHS Administration for Wal-Mart's Teacher of the Year (2000-2001)
    Drill Team Director of Excellence
    Best Choreographer at Nationals (1993)
     
     
    My passion for Dance is my daily goal to share my love of Fine Arts with our Future.   
     
     
Last Modified on August 11, 2017