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Review for California Dance Institute, Santa Monica, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I am a 4th grade teacher at a public school in Northeast Los Angeles. The California Dance Institute has been a key part of our school's arts curriculum for about 15 years. I've had the good fortune to work with CDI directly for the last 6 years.

First and foremost, CDI is an incredible performing arts program! It is also so much more. It builds character and self-esteem, develops creativity and imagination, and gives students exposure to multiple genres of music and dance. It is, also, a weekly, rigorous physical workout.

Throughout the instructional year, culminating in the spring with an immense stage production , all of the students who participate have the experience of putting together a professional quality theatrical production. It is a truly unique program.

Because the entire 4th grade has this experience every year, it has become a tradition that students (and their families) look forward to, and one they will all remember for the rest of their lives.

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