Thursday, May 24, 2007

Eliana's spring dance recital

Eliana's dance recital was last night. Here's the complete video, courtesy of yours truly and You Tube.

Here are a few photos from last night’s dance recital. These were taken as final preparations for the show were underway.

Grandpa and Grandma Codella with Eliana in the parking lot before the recital.

Showing off on stage before the recital. Think she's comfortable up there?

Green room and make-up all in one.

With her friend from dance class.

With Ms. Lori, her dance teacher.

Eliana with Sarah Coglianese.

And here are some shots from the performance.

Eliana’s kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Gupton, was gracious enough to accept Ellie’s repeated requests that she attend the performance. Now that’s going above and beyond. Thanks, Mrs. Gupton. It meant a lot to Ellie to have you there.

The recital included about 35 different numbers from Ms. Lori’s 250+ students. It’s an ambitious program sponsored by the City of Henderson. And isn’t it amazing that Ms. Lori has been doing this for dozens of years and can remember all her student’s names?

We talked Ellie into leaving a bit early, before the finale number, so we could go home and watch the American Idol finale. Way to go Jordin!

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