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Why I Dance

I dance because it's my passion; even on my worst days, dance allows me to feel my best.

My Secret Talent

I'm secretly good at math, but I pretend not to be.

Who I Admire

I admire Michaela DePrince of the Dutch National Ballet because she has pushed through all of the struggles she has faced and become one of the most beautiful dancers in the world, and it inspires me everyday.

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Get to Know Sarita Cavazos

Sarita Cavazos began training in ballet at age four with Ballet Repertory Theatre of New Mexico, and at age ten began dancing in the company’s many ballets including The Nutcracker, Alice in Wonderland, Sleeping Beauty, Wizard of Oz, Swan Lake, Beauty and the Beast, and The Little Mermaid.  At age 15, she joined the modern company Sparrow Dance, where she has had the privilege of dancing in their productions such as Santa Fe Fashion Week.  She has attended The Jillana School for three years, as well as two years at Joffrey Ballet School in New York City.  Sarita is currently a teacher at Sparrow Dance Productions and a senior at Sandia High School.  This is her second year with New Mexico Ballet Company.


Swan Lake, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, The Nutcracker, Alice in Wonderland, Sleeping Beauty, The Wizard of Oz