Welcome to AHHS, Mrs. Wilkey!!
Carrie Wilkey graduated in 2017 from Texas Christian University with a BFA in Modern Dance and BS in Educational Studies. Prior to attending TCU, Carrie grew up in Singapore until age 18 and began her dance training at Cheng Ballet Academy and Singapore American School. Carrie has trained with the Orlando Ballet School, Anaheim Ballet, and the American Dance Festival. Carrie has worked with New York dance companies Paul Taylor American Modern Dance and Keigwin + Company over the summers.Carrie has performed in many dance disciplines including classical ballet, modern, contemporary, tap, jazz, hip-hop, and various forms of world dance. She has been choreographing dances for the stage since high school and her work has been performed at TCU as well as festivals in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines. Carrie’s teaching experiences span over 8 years at various studios and schools in many disciplines. Carrie is currently a dance artist performing with DFW dance companies Common Thread Dance Theater and Zion Dance Project. She is so excited to be joining the faculty at Arlington Heights High School Dance Department this year and can not wait to work with the talented students here
What We've Been Up To
Mrs. Millan and Mrs. Wade were busy this summer! Both had the opportunity to perform with Cholorock Dance Collective along with AHHS Alums, Aleeza Garcia and Jasmine Lary!
Mrs. Wade has completed her first year of graduate school working towards her M.A. in Dance Education. She also had the opportunity to set her work "1989" that was performed at Muscle Memory Dance Theater's Made in a Day festival.
We are also so proud of Mrs. Millan who had her own choreography, "Entanglement", performed this summer at Contemporary Dance Fort Worth's Modern Dance at the Modern this July! Mrs. Millan performed the work herself alongside AHHS Dance Alum Tatum Friedson.
Best Wishes to our Dance Alumni!
Several AHHS Dance Alum got together for one final reunion class before heading back to college! We are so proud of each and every one of these amazing young people! These students will be attending TCU, LIU Brooklyn, UT, UTSA, Sam Houston State University, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, University of Pittsburgh, and the University of the Arts. They will be studying everything from dance to sonography!
Pictured: Lily Hendricks, Matthew James, Jesus Alfaro, Aleeza Garcia, Jeanine Quast, Marisol Barrios, Tatum Friedson, Lily Guymon, Alexis Iker-Smith, Madison Chandler, Ny'Ara Willis.