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LAUREL YOUTH BALLET PERFORMING COMPANY
September 29, 2010

My experience as a dancer with Laurel Youth Ballet was truly extraordinary. After dancing with several other studios/academies for ten years, I attended a summer intensive at LYB and was immediately hooked by the artistic professionalism of the staff and the obvious accomplishment of the other dancers. I realized that this was a place that would challenge me to become a much better dancer in terms of technique, performance quality, and knowledge of the artform. I joined LYB the following fall and stayed for the next four years. The high-quality classes and performances are some of my fondest memories from my high school years. I found a home with the staff and fellow dancers and created friendships that will endure for the rest of my life. I've become an advocate for the arts and continue to dance and choreograph at the college level. My time at LYB will forever be a highlight of my performing years. My only regret is that I didn't join the company earlier.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Increased confidence, self awareness, poise, and elegance

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Pave their parking lot ;)

More feedback

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Performing!!!

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Extraordinary!!!

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Have all it's dancers go there for free!

Ways to make it better...

i would've joined earlier.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

cost of performances.

One thing I'd also say is that...

they're traveling school performances are awesome!!!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2007

MY ROLE:
Client Served & danced with Laurel Youth for four years.