Mrs. Brooks joined the Markettes in 2013 as their director. She started her dance training at the age of 2. Over the years she has trained in many styles of dance; ballet, pointe, jazz, lyrical, modern, tap, hip hop and musical theatre. Mrs. Brooks was fortunate enough to spend a few summers training with the prestigious Joffrey Ballet. She graduated from Clear Lake High School where she served as a junior lieutenant and the team’s top officer her senior year. She attended Texas A&M University and graduated with a degree in finance. She was a member of the Aggie Dance Team, she served as the team’s co-captain her sophomore year and the team’s captain her junior and senior years. Mrs. Brooks has worked for Crowd Pleasers Dance Camps for fifteen years, teaching dance to high school dance teams. She has served as a teacher, choreographer and a judge. Mrs. Brooks has taught master classes and choreographed for various studios and dance teams across the Houston area. She also works at Premier Dance Academy, located in Clear Lake, teaching advanced tap and jazz classes. Mrs. Brooks spent four years working at Crosby High School as a dance teacher and the director of the Cougar Stars. The Cougar Stars won numerous best in class awards, choreography awards and technique awards. Mrs. Brooks resides in the Medical Center with her husband Vincent and dog Bonnie. In her spare time Mrs. Brooks enjoys spending time with family and friends, cheering on the Aggies and cheering on all Houston sports teams. Mrs. Brooks loves being a part of the Memorial community and is excited to be starting her 7th year at MHS!
Ms. Weber is originally from Port Neches, Texas, where she began her dance
training at the age of 2. She was Captain of the PNGHS Indianettes, and danced several lead roles for the Southeast Texas Ballet Company. In college, she was a member of the Aggie Dance Team and a staff member for M.A. Dance. She graduated with a B.S. in Sports Management and worked as Events Coordinator for Texas A&M Football.
Ms. Weber danced professionally for 6 years in Seattle and Dallas, including TV appearances/commercials, back-up dancing for local hip-hop artists, and a member of several contemporary/jazz companies.
Ms. Weber has instructed, taught master classes, and choreographed for dance companies, teams, and studios across Texas and Washington for the last 13 years. Some of her experience includes: College Dance Instructor for Musical Theater Department at KD College Conservatory of Film and Dramatic Arts, Assistant Dance Director for the Rouse Royals in Leander ISD, and most recently the Dance Director at Covington Fine Arts Academy in Austin ISD. She is a member of Texas Dance Educator’s Association and a certified barre fitness instructor.
Ms. Weber has a passion for training dancers for high school and collegiate level dance programs and building confidence in her dancers! In her spare time, she enjoys live music, traveling, college sports, and is a health/fitness enthusiast. She is incredibly excited to begin her first year in Houston assisting Mrs. Brooks with the Markettes and the MHS dance program, as well as teaching dance at Memorial Middle School!