Congratulations to all of our talented Garri Dancers for making Recital 2012 another Big Success!!
We can't wait until next year when we celebrate our 55th year of dance in Burbank with Recital 2013!
Read below to find out what Garri Dance Studio Families are saying about our fantastic recitals...
"Natasha's First Recital"
This was our first recital experience for our daughter, Natasha, (in Katie's 5:30 ballet 1 class). On behalf of our entire family, we wanted you to know how much we LOVED the absolutely GORGEOUS show last night!!! Thanks for all you do to make magic come alive for our children.
Thanks again for a fantastic experience last night!
Kathleen and Bob Watson (Natasha's mom and dad)
"Meghan's 5th Recital and hands down… the best one yet!"
The teachers and staff did an amazing job this year! This was our 5th recital and I have to say...hands down it was the best one yet! The choreography was impressive....the teacher's out did themselves. The location was also much more convenient and sign-in flowed very easy.
You should all pat yourselves on the back...Great job everyone!
"Job Well Done"
Thank you, Garri Dance, for a job well done!
Last night's recital reminded me why we came back to Garri Dance after a year at another studio. Very organized operation. I'm sure you saw the flaws in the how the show was put together, but the audience didn't!
And the dancers were able to show what they learned. All the routines were choreographed to highlight the fundamentals of the type of dance the kids learned. Yes, kids don't remember everything, and individuals aren't necessarily talented, that's a given. But it was obvious that even when they made mistakes with which step came next, as a whole, they LEARNED the dance techniques the routines were choreographed to display!
We left Garri Dance after a year only because of scheduling, and we will likely be leaving again after the summer for the same reason. But having spent a year in between at a different studio where the recital was all about the "company" dancers and the teachers themselves, who performed in most acts along side their students, it was so great to see a recital about the students who love to learn to dance. If our schedule allows, we will be back. And last night's recital made us even more likely to try harder to fit dance classes in next year.
Bravo. And Thank you.
"Personal Growth Moment for Sarah"
Megan & Rochelle:
Words escape me when I think of how much praise to deliver over the recital!!! It was so terrific! Thank you for making Sarah's experience so powerful and full of opportunities to show leadership. It was definitely a personal growth moment in time. We enjoyed watching every moment. It was clear how much work went into every movement to every beat, among ALL of the dancers.
Again, we cannot express how wonderful GDS and you all have been for Sarah. It is a great pleasure being in the GDS family.