Local Dance School Generating Talent for 50 Years
MCALLEN – A local dance school has generated talent for half a century as a company.
Melba Huber loved the art of dancing so much she opened Melba’s Dance School in 1958.
Dancers from the school identify themselves as “Melba’s girls”.
“They cross train in everything. From ballet, tap, hip-hop, musical theater, flamenco, folkloric; so these girls really do it all. It’s impressive,” said Julie Doyle-Reyes, the school director.
When the old McAllen Civic Center opened, Melba’s girls were the first on stage. Then again for the opening of the McAllen Performing Arts Center.
Watch the video above for the full segment of Con Mi Gente.
New initiative in Brooks County aims to stop migrants from trespassing onto...
Multiple crews respond to massive brush fire in Starr County
Harlingen family struggling through cancer treatments for 2-year-old
Illegal dump site in Mercedes causing concern for nearby residents
New Edinburg police chief shares plan to keep city safe