Mrs. Leah Longoria Huggins
Mrs. Huggins teaches Dance I, Dance Pathway, and directs the Bisonettes Varsity Drill Team while also assisting Sunset Dance Company
Leah Longoria Huggins was raised in McKinney, TX, where she attended McKinney North High School. As a member of the drill team, the North Stars, Leah served as a junior and senior officer. While on North Stars she received high honors as the co-captain of the kick team and co-choreographer for the spring show Viva Las Vegas.
Staying close to home Leah attended Collin County Community College in Plano, TX. Leah was a part of the resident modern/contemporary dance company Collin Dance Ensemble. CDE exposed Leah to the world of modern and contemporary dance which allowed her to artistically explore and express herself. While on CDE Leah performed throughout the DFW area as well as attended master classes by Robert Battle of Alvin Ailey, and locals Michelle Hanlon and Ronnelle Eddings of Elle Danceworks. Leah performed numerous pieces in CDE's end of the year Spring Fling and received the Directors Choice Award.
Leah completed her Bachelors Degree in Dance from Texas Woman's University in Denton, TX. During college Leah was a staff member with award winning Prodigy Dance and Performing Arts Studio in Plano, TX. Leah also judges dance/drill competitions for Danceline Productions and HTE Dance. Leah has and continues to choreograph routines for various DFW schools.
Leah was a five year member of Dallas Dance Company.
Leah currently serves on the board of the North Texas Ballet Folklorico Contest helping high school folklorico programs compete across the state of Texas. She has presented at the TDEA conference twice.
Leah has been the Director of Dance at Sunset High School for 13 years. She is currently the Dance Company Director, Bisonette Varsity Drill Team Director, Dance Pathway and Dance I-IV instructor. She has loved watching the dance program evolve from 76 to 300 students as well as the students who have gone on to college dance programs. She is married to her high school sweetheart Rylie, they have two children and reside in Preston Hollow.