The UNLV Rebel Girls are the official dance team of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. They cheer and dance at UNLV Football and Men's Basketball games. They also compete nationally at the Universal Dance Association (UDA) College National Championships every year. They have placed in the top five division 1A hip hop and pom categories at the UDA College National Championships for the past eight years. They have won two division 1A hip hop national championships at the UDA College National Championships. They have traveled and competed in China and performed on America's Got Talent. The members of the UNLV Rebel Girls will be the instructors teaching the UNLV Rebel Dolls dancers. They will be overseen by Sandy Roberts, the Director of the UNLV Rebel Dolls & Junior Company.
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Sandy Roberts is a Las Vegas Native. Sandy Roberts is an alumni of Bishop Gorman High School. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance with an emphasis in Business at UNLV. For over 20 years, Sandy Roberts has choreographed, taught and instructed dance throughout the Las Vegas valley. Since being a UNLV Cheerleader, she has polished her unique talents through professional dance experience with Las Vegas semi-pro teams, instructor with the Las Vegas Starlets, Director of the UNLV Cheer and Dance teams, Director of the UNLV Dancin’ Rebels and CEO/Founder of Dance Xpress.
The UNLV Company is the official All-Male dance crew of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. They perform at UNLV Football and Men's Basketball games. The UNLV Company is in it's first season. The current roster has several professional male hip hop dancers who are highly trained in all types of hip hop styles and techniques. The UNLV Company will compete nationally at the Universal Dance Association (UDA) College National Championships, World of Dance, USA College Nationals, and more. The members of the UNLV Company will be the instructors teaching the UNLV Junior Company Crew. They will be overseen by Sandy Roberts, the Director of the UNLV Rebel Dolls & Junior Company.
Head Coach of the UNLV Rebel Dolls & Company
Brandi Slade is now approaching her fourth year coaching the UNLV Rebel Girls. She is a proud UNLV alumna who danced for the UNLV Rebel Girls from 2010-2014. During her time as a UNLV Rebel Girl she received a Bachelor of Science Degree degree in Kinesiology. She also helped her team place in the top five teams at the Universal Dance Association's National Championship in the 1A Hip Hop Division. She and her teammates also won the UDA National Championship in the 1A Hip Hop division in 2013. After graduating in 2014 she joined the coaching staff as an assistant coach. She continues to coach under the direction of Marca DeCastroverde, the Director and Head Coach of the UNLV Rebel Girls & Company. Brandi has trained as a competitive dancer in Hawaii and Las Vegas. She has used her vast background in dance to teach and choreograph at numerous dance and cheer programs throughout the Las Vegas community.
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