Movie: “White Christmas” because the dancing scenes are out of this world!
Quote: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” -Mahatma Gandhi
DFW Area Restaurant: Mi Cocina
Article of Clothing: workout clothes!
Phone App: 8tracks
Cartoon Character: Giselle from Enchanted
TV Show: Seinfeld
Charity: Wounded Warrior Project
Ice Cream: pistachio
WHAT IS YOUR JUNK FOOD WEAKNESS?
Dark chocolate covered almonds
WHO IS YOUR “CELEBRITY CRUSH”?
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB?
Being a DCC is an amazing dream job! Performing as a dancer in a Broadway production would also be a dream come true.
WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST FEAR?
Snakes! I can’t understand how people have them as pets. They’re creepy!
WHAT IS AN EMBARRASSING MOMENT?
I once fell on stage during a performance and broke my wrist! Because I was determined that “the show must go on”, I stood back up and tried to keep dancing. I immediately passed out and had to be carried off stage mid-show!
DO YOU HAVE ANY PETS (IF SO LIST NAMES)?
I would love a dog but my roommate Tara is terrified of dogs. Im trying to convince her that they aren’t so bad!
WHO IS THE MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON IN YOUR LIFE?
My mom! She never stops setting goals for herself and she is determined to accomplish them! Just recently she got her PHD, she writes and illustrates children’s book, works at an art museum, and is a college professor! She is incredible. She was also an NFL cheerleader! I aspire to be as goal oriented and hard working as her!
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM VACATION DESTINATION?
South Africa! I’ve heard its is beautiful and I would love to see animals in the wild on a safari.
IF YOU HAD TO PICK TWO CELEBRITIES TO BE YOUR PARENTS WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE?
No way! I love my parents and think they’re the best people in the world so I could never pick anyone to replace them.
WHAT IS ONE THING MOST PEOPLE WOULD BE SURPRISED TO KNOW ABOUT YOU?
That I went to middle school and high school in Europe! My dad was stationed in Italy and Belgium and I had the privilege of going to school with kids from all over the world! It was an awesome learning experience!
DO YOU HAVE ANY NICKNAMES?
“Savy”, “Sav”, and “Vannah”.
WHAT FAMOUS PERSON (DEAD OR ALIVE) WOULD YOU LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH? WHY?
Andy Warhol. I am an art history nerd so I would love to pick the brain of a fearless leading figure of a whole art movement!
WHAT IS THE MOST EMBARRASSING SONG ON YOUR IPOD RIGHT NOW?
All my music is fire.
WHAT IS YOUR GUILTY PLEASURE?
Having a lazy day and watching movies on the couch!
WHAT WOULD BE YOUR SUPER POWER?
FINISH THIS STATEMENT: I am most proud of….
taking a chance and moving my whole life to Texas for DCC Training Camp!
WHAT IS YOUR DANCING BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE?
I grew up Irish step dancing and studying ballet. I received my B.F.A. in dance from Florida State Universtiy. Contemporary dance and ballet are what I feel most comfortable doing but I love challenging myself and learning new styles of dance!
WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO AUDITION FOR DCC?
I have always loved being in a team setting. Being apart of something bigger than yourself is so exciting. It keeps me constantly motivated to be my best so that I am an asset to my team! I also love how supportive the organization is of our troops. Coming from a military family, this was a big reason why I wanted to be on the team.
IF YOU CAN SAY ANYTHING TO COWBOYS FANS, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY?
Keep being the best fans in the league!
WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE SOMEONE WHO DREAMS OF BECOMING A DCC?
Keep working hard, stay focused, don’t listen to those that doubt you, and follow your dream! If you do one small thing every day to prepare for auditions you’re less likely to be overwhelmed when it’s time to tryout!
WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT BEING A PART OF DCC?
I love the friendships that I have formed. It is such a rush to perform on the field in front of thousands of fans. To be able to do that with my close friends dancing beside me is pretty amazing!