Brandi Becker is a 9-year-old dancer from Pittsville, Wisconsin. She dances at Universal Dance Academy.

“I want to show people of my community that dancing is a form of art, and it is a great way to influence and show emotion.”

How does dance have a positive impact on your life?

Dance has made me a stronger person in my everyday life. I am more confident and more sure of myself with everything I do every day.

How do you want to use dance to be a positive influence on your community?

I want to show that any person at any age can dance. People can use dance to bring out their emotions and bring songs alive in the way they dance.