Synergy Dance Studio Summer Dance Camps

Come join Synergy at our Summer Dance Camps. We offer pre-school camps for ages 3-5. School age camps for ages 4-10 and intensive camps for beginner, intermediate and advanced dancers age 7-18.

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Broadway Today – Hard Knock Life

Our 8 to 10 year olds singing “Hard Knock Life” from the Annie Broadway show. We’ll be putting on more Broadway workshop shows so be sure to check the Synergy Dance Studio website for details!



New Studios

Have you had a chance to see our new studios? Marley dance floors, wall to wall mirrors and colorful walls lends to a creative, fun, and comfortable dance environment!




Spring 2014

Synergy Dance Studio - Extreme

Synergy Dance Studio is excited to announce our expanded space and class offerings!

Our new Fall 2014 Schedule is posted and registration is open.  Register before June 16th to receive our early registration discount!

Check out our class schedule, online registration or call 512-327-4130 for more information.

Our second annual musical theatre workshop with Danny Herman and Rocker Verastique will begin in October and end February 2015.  Registration information will be available August 1.


Rebeca Gamborino

Rebecca Gamborino

Rebecca Gamborino

Rebeca has 25 years of dance training and has worked and choreographed for award winning companies and studios. She was the Competitive Dance Director for Frisco Dance Force and assistant Company Director for the Dance Zone. She is a well rounded dancer and teacher and has experience teaching ages 2yrs and up. She has won multiple choreography awards as well as entertainment awards and special judges awards.

As a performer, Rebeca has had the opportunity to be a part of several Faculty and New Choreographers Concerts at the University of North Texas as well as Austin Community College. While at the University of North Texas she was a part of the choreographer/ composer collaboration class and helped produce/choreograph and performed in their concert, “Trial and Air.” She’s also had the privilege of choreographing and performing in her own work at various Texas Dance Festivals including 10 Min Max in Austin as well as choreographing for The Dance Project, an Austin based professional dance company.  Rebeca holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and is currently pursing her masters degree at TWU in Denton.

Leslie Garcia

Leslie Garcia
199Leslie Garcia

With over 35 years of experience, Leslie has studied under many master instructors and choreographers in Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop/Funk, Ballet, Tap, Breakdancing, Whaacking, House, and Cardio-Fitness.

Working with children as young as 2 ½ years old to senior adults, Leslie is widely known for her unique cutting-edge dance style, award-winning choreography and unique music mixes with amateur and professional dance/drill team across the U.S. and dance competitions nationwide. She has made a huge name for herself as an instructor and choreographer in Texas for her incredible musicality and creativity in all aspects of Urban dance and traditional styles.

Leslie was the first ever UT Dance Team Coach and now is the Artist Director for the Concordia High School Flight Crew. She owns Cutting Edge Dance and Music as well as her studio company Urban Dance Empire. She is also the creator, director and owner of the 3 time Grand National Award Winning and 5 time National Winning team, 2 Hype Hip Hop Company. Leslie also created past performance teams called Contagious Dance Force and 210 Hype, as well as a choreographer and dancer for Planet Funk Entertainment, Atomic Productions, Urban Dance Movement, Austin Dance Works and 24 Hour Fitness. She was also master instructor for American Ballet Theatre Intensive Program for many years and for the past 15 years has been working independently with school districts in the state of Texas. Leslie works at studios all over the U.S. teaching dance classes, camps, specialized choreography, and judging competitions and try-outs. On top of her dance talents, Leslie also creates specialized music for individual studios, camps, and performance groups for competitions, recitals, and industry shows and has been a local DJ in Austin for many years.

Melanie Malinowski

Melanie Malinowski
Melanie Malinowski

Melanie began her dance training at the age of four in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada at one of the top ballet studios in the area, Flora Pigeau Dance Academy. She excelled in many dance genres specfically ballet, jazz and musical theatre. She trained with renowned international teachers and choreographers such at Arnold Sphor, Norbert Vesak, Kent Stowell and Francia Russell. Throughout her dance career she received several awards and was chosen as the British Columbia Provincial representaive for ballet. Melanie has performed lead roles in The King and I at Vancouver’s Theatre Under the Stars, Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Nutcracker at Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre and performed with Harbor Dance Center. She was a member of Vancouver’s CFL B.C. Lions Pride Dance Team, and was a lead performer with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. Melanie was with Rob Haynes, one the top Talent Agencies in Vancouver where she was a runway and print model. Melanie began her teaching career at the age of 15, in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada and went on to obtain the Royal Academy of Dance ballet teaching certificate from London in 1995. Melanie has taught in Vancouver, B.C. , Ottawa, ON , San Diego, CA and Austin, TX. Melanie was the Director for the Academy of Dance in San Diego as well as the Ballet Director and Nutcracker Spectacular Artistic Director for Alisa’s Dance Academy. Melanie has now been teaching for 35 years and loves to share her knowledge of dance and teach the art of ballet.

Maureen Slabaugh

Maureen Slabaugh

Maureen Slabaugh

Maureen began her classical ballet training at age eight with the Santa Rosa Ballet Company in Santa Rosa California. She studied with Julien Herrin, Russian trained and a former soloist with the Imperial Ballet and San Francisco Ballet, and Emily Stubbs, an accredited R.A.D. instructor. Maureen passed all her children’s level exams up to Professional Intermediate and this blend of Russian and R.A.D. training is the foundation of her instruction. During her teenage and young adult years, she was a member of The Santa Rosa Ballet Co., Ballet en Ronde and Redwood Empire Regional Ballet. Maureen also has a strong Jazz dance and Musical Theatre background having studied in Los Angeles with Joe Tremaine, Bob Banas and D.J. Daniels. Maureen has been a dance instructor for over 25 years and is also an accomplished actress often involved in theatrical productions in the Austin area.