Dante’ baines, Dancer
Dante is 20 and a 2016 graduate from Hazelwood East. He loves to listen to music and dance. He is excited to bring forth his talents and gifts to encourage and help today’s youth. He believes that high school is a big turning point in a child’s life and BreakDown will help them lead the right path.
Kylie bernet, Dancer
Kylie is a sophomore at Liberty High School. Her top three favorite things to do are to go to the beach/travel, spend time with friends and family, and dance!
Demetrius Cooper, Dancer
Demetrius graduated from Hazelwood East High School in 2018, and is currently taking a year off before starting at Ranken Tech next fall. BreakDown STL pushed him past his boundaries and made him more outgoing. BreakDown has made Demetrius a bolder, more confident person.
kaitlyn dorenkamp, Dancer
Kaitlyn is a senior at St. Dominic High School. Some of her favorite things include Texas Roadhouse rolls, Ugly Heart by G.R.L., the movie Trolls, and youtuber: Emma Chamberlain. Kaitlyn's favorite thing about BreakDown is talking to the students and teachers after the performances. She especially loves hearing their feedback on the performance & listening to their stories.
Lauren Gray, Dancer
Lauren is a junior at Troy Buchanan High School. Her favorite thing about BreakDown is gaining a second family by making so many long-term friends in a short amount of time!! Her favorite things include grilled chicken, the movie "Bring it On," youtuber Emma Chamberlain, and "For Once in My Life" by Stevie Wonder.
Taylor Larner, Dancer
Taylor is a sophomore at St. Dominic High School. Before BreakDown STL she didn’t know her purpose, but now Taylor knows she's here to help her peers make positive choices through her passion for dance!
Hailey Nichols, DanceR
Hailey is a junior at Holt High School. Her favorite thing about BreakDown is that all the people are amazing to be around, and every week she looks forward to seeing them. Hailey's favorite foods are pickles, pizza, and corn. She also loves the movie "The Notebook" and playing Fortnite with friends.
Anna pavia, Dance Co-Captain
Anna is a senior at Francis Howell Central. Her favorite thing about BreakDown is having such a unique opportunity to have one-on-one conversations with students when in schools. She couldn’t ask for anything better than to go into these schools with all her best friends by her side. Anna's favorite food is cheesecake, she loves to sing, and her favorite band is the Backstreet Boys!
Kaleigh ryan, Dancer
Kaleigh is a senior at Eureka High School. She lived in Los Angeles, California for ten years! But her favorite thing about being a part of BreakDown in St. Louis is all of the true friendships she has made. Kaleigh can’t wait to see how much closer the team will grow this season, and in the years to come.
Emma Sollors, Dance Co-Captain
Emma is a senior at Francis Howell High School. Her top three favorite things to do include hanging out with friends and the BreakDown STL fam, going to the lake, and watching movies and playing games with her family. Emma loves being a part of BreakDown STL because friendships she has made on the team are so awesome and so much more genuine than any other friendship she has ever had.
Mya Waldren, Dancer
Mya is a sophomore at Liberty High School. She loves how welcoming the BreakDown team is, it feels like family! A fun fact about Mya is that she was a level 8 competitive gymnast!