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The Royals Dance Team

The Award-Winning Royals Dance Team was founded in 2011 by Miranda Richter. It has since added Assistant Director, Emily Wendt and grown to a competitive and successful dance team within its short history.


The Royals are comprised of 9th-12th grade students who perform at football games, pep rallies, dance competitions, and other special engagements.


The Royals are proud to promote school spirit and represent the pride and reputation of Ridge Point High School at all times!

Miranda Richter



Miranda Richter is the founding director for the Royals Dance Team.

She graduated from Elkins High School where she was a three-year member of the Elite Dance Team and Captain her senior year.  She holds a B.A. in Speech Communications with a minor in Dance from Texas A&M University.   She has taught in Pearland ISD and at Dulles High School as a speech/dance teacher and Assistant Director for the Dulles Dolls Dance Team.  She is the Ridge Point's Fine Arts Department Chair and FBISD Dance Facilitator as well as an active member of the Texas Dance Educator’s Association serving as Choreographer and Adjudicator for the DEAL/Dance Assessment Committee.  

Miranda is passionate about dance, loves teaching the arts, but is most proud to be able to mentor and foster the growth of young women and men on a daily basis.  Her philosophy centers on the belief that hard work pays off. Miranda instills a strong work ethic and personal responsibility in her students and is blessed to fulfill her life's purpose with Ridge Point students. 

She lives in her childhood home in Quail Valley with her husband and her daughter. 

Emily Wendt

Assistant Director


Emily Wendt is originally from Round Rock, TX.  She graduated from Round Rock High School where she was a three-year member of the Dragonettes Drill Team and Colonel her senior year.


 After high school, Emily was a member and Officer on the 74th Line of The World Famous Kilgore College Rangerettes. She holds a B.S. in Dance with minors in Business Administration and History from Texas A&M University.

Over the summer, Emily teaches dance camps and choreographs contest routines for dance teams and officer lines all over the state of Texas with Crowd Pleasers Dance.


Ms. Wendt is very excited about her 4th year at Ridge Point High School!

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