Event Producers

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Dancer teams and Cheer teams Laura Davis
Owner/Event Producer
Laura is from Dallas, Texas and has been active in the field of Dance/Drill Team for over 30 years. Laura has served as the Director of Dance/Drill Competition for the Contest of Champions at Walt Disney World since 2000 and is a former Executive Director, Owner & Partner of Starmakers Dance & Performance Camps, Inc. of Richardson, Texas. Her background includes attending Kilgore College earning an Associate of Arts degree while performing as a Rangerette Lieutenant and Swingster. She completed her degree in Dance from North Texas State University and earned her Masters Degree in Physical Education at the University of Texas at Tyler. Laura directed the South Garland Southern Belles and was later the Assistant Director /Choreographer of the Kilgore College Rangerettes. Laura taught Dance at Kilgore College and Richland College. She was an instructor for N.C.A. Superstar for 16 years ultimately serving in the office as Curriculum Coordinator. Additionally, she has choreographed numerous bowl game pre-game & half-time shows such as the Aloha Bowl and Cotton Bowl. She has had extensive choreography involvement in the dance productions coordinated by Mike Miller & Associates as part of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® each year since 1986. Laura has served as the 1st Vice President & as Sergeant at Arms for the Dance Drill Team Directors of America. She has been an adjudicator and choreographer throughout the country for over 30 years.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Dancer teams and Cheer teams Roger Hayes
Owner/Event Producer
Roger has served as the Event Producer for the Contest of Champions at Walt Disney World since 1993 He is from Dallas, Texas where he is the owner of Spirit Productions, Inc, a cheer and dance consulting company. He was an instructor for the National Cheerleaders Association for 10 years and was a Collegiate All American. He is a former cheerleader for Tulane University, the NFL New Orleans Saints and Mississippi State University. While living in New Orleans, Louisiana, he was the Official Mascot for the 1984 Louisiana World's Fair, Seymore D. Fair. He has produced and choreographed cheerleading performances for Mike Miller & Associates, in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® (14 years), the Jeep Eagle Aloha Bowl (3 years), the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Dublin, Ireland (3 years), London's Grand Christmas Parade in London, England (1 year), and the Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic Pre-game and Half-time shows in Dallas, Texas (10 years). In 1994 he was a production assistant for the Miss Texas Scholarship Pageant and choreographed for the 75th Annual Miss America Boardwalk Parade. As the former founder and owner of America's Best Cheer and Dance, Roger conducted cheer and dance camps and championships nationwide. He has served as a judge for the National Cheerleaders Association, Atlantic Cheer & Dance, American Cheer Power, Mardi Gras Spirit Events, Golden State Spirit Association and the 2005 USASF Cheerleading Worlds in Orlando, Florida. Roger recently earned a BSN degree from Indiana University School of Nursing.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Dancer teams and Cheer teams Davonne Hunt
Event Producer
Davonne has been involved in the cheerleading industry for over 30 years.  She was an instructor for the National Cheerleaders Association for 18 years.  From performing, coaching, choreographing and commentating, Davonne offers a wide variety of experience in the cheerleading industry.  She was a cheerleader for the University of Houston during the famous Phi Slamma Jamma days. She has assisted with cheer performances in the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas, the Jeep Eagle Aloha Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii and the St. Patrick‚Äôs Day Parade in Dublin, Ireland.  Davonne is the former owner of Cheerleading Unlimited, one of the first full-service gyms, specifically for cheerleading instruction and all-star competitive teams in the United States.  For the past 25 years she has judged all levels of competitions. She serves as head judge on championship panels around the world such as NCA HS Nationals, NCA All Star nationals, College Nationals,  American Cheer Power Nationals, Cheer Sport, CGA, Contest of Champions, Mardi Gras Spirit Events, Atlantic Cheer & Dance, Cheer America, the 2008 Brighton Invitational in Brighton, England and the USASF Worlds competition in Orlando, Florida.  Davonne also brings over 10 years of experience as an educator.  During her tenure, she coached volleyball, basketball, track, soccer, and cheerleading.  Originally from Houston, Davonne currently resides in Frisco, Texas.