Photos of the Month - April 2018

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Although we LOVE all of our participants at I LOVE DANCE, we select a few to highlight each and every month.

Additionally, we LOVE meeting Celebrities and people whose achievements and creativity qualifies them for special recognition.

We hope you'll check each month to see who we feature -- all deserving a huge round of applause!

BRAVO and THANK YOU to those whom we are delighted to show our extra appreciation...

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April 2018
Performance Photo Of The Month
Lauren Manzo
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Overall High Score / 6 - 8 Age Division
Dance Teacher: Jessica Ciera
Vanzant Dance Academy
Jessica Cieri & Justine Reeves, Directors

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April 2018
Sweetheart Photo Of The Month
Houston, Texas
Anni Hidalgo
Dance Teacher: Amber Blanchard
Amber Blanchard’s School of Dance
Amber Blanchard, Director

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April 2018
Teacher Photo Of The Month
Bay City, Michigan
Christy Sierakowski with Show Director, Christine Brandt
On Pointe School Of Dance
Christy Sierakowski, Director

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April 2018
Celebrity Photo Of The Month

Peter Carey with Kim McKimmie

Although Mr. Carey was born in Australia and spent his early years working in advertising in both Melbourne and Sydney, he has lived in New York since 1990.

His works include 14 novels, many short stories, with 3 short story collections, a book of juvenile fiction, 4 non-fiction books, 2 screenplays and a stage play.

Carey has won the Miles Franklin Award three times and is frequently named as Australia's next contender for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Carey has won the Booker Prize twice— in 1988 for Oscar and Lucinda, and in 2001 with True History of the Kelly Gang.

A Long Way from Home (Peter Carey’s 14th novel) was just recently published to revues that have critics tossing around words like “compelling” and “masterpiece.” It is set in 1950s Australia and addresses the country’s history of racism within the journey of a car race.

Kim McKimmie was ecstatic to have the opportunity to attend a literary event where Peter Carey talked about living in Australia and the USA and about his writing. Although he hasn’t lived in Australia for decades, he is truly considered to be Australia greatest living novelist and Miss Kim got to rub elbows with him!

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