Director Christina Marquez trained in ballet, modern, tap, and jazz at Columbia College Chicago and UNT. She later graduated from the University of North Texas in 2012 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A) degree in Dance. Christina also completed her (M.Ed) Master of Education in Teaching Secondary Education with an emphasis in ESL in 2014. Her experience includes 25 years of dance training, 6 years directing, 11 years choreographing, and 7 years teaching. In 2006, Christina served as captain on her high school drill team in Corpus Christi, TX, and from that moment she knew she wanted to pursue dance as a life long career. Starting the dance team at A+ Academy has been a huge accomplishment in her life. Providing a wonderful opportunity that molds her students’ character and professional skills has been such a rewarding experience. The Knightettes are learning life-long skills that they will cherish and apply for the rest of their life.