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Dancing Dads Don Tutus for Annual Recital

It's a tradition for the dads to dance.

Dads did not disappoint when Miss April's Dance, a recreation program offered through the city of Murrieta Community Services Department, held its annual recital March 18.

Children as young as 3 practiced their tap, ballet, hip hop and jazz numbers for several weeks in preparation for the recital held at the Murrieta Community Center.

It is also tradition for the dads to dance, so they practiced in secret leading up to the big night. The result? Their sons, daughters, family members and the rest of the audience couldn't help but chuckle when the dads opened their act wearing brightly-colored tutus, leaping across the stage. (Watch the attached video to see the dads dance.)

For more information about Miss April's Dance, which has sessions starting soon for all ages, visit Murrieta.org, click on Programs, then Music and Performing Arts, then Miss April's Dance.

sheryl March 22, 2013 at 12:01 AM
Way to go Dads...GlitzNGlam of Murrieta likes that they got out there and wore tutu's!
april March 22, 2013 at 02:26 AM
Thank you GLitzNGlam! The funny thing is, they DIDN'T complain about it! :) I love my job I love my students, parents and the dads! :) Murrieta rocks wonderful people and enthusiasm..
sheryl March 22, 2013 at 05:37 AM
Dad's are great! I made a tutu once for a coach that lost a bet with his team..but he followed through and worn the pink tutu to practice!!
april March 22, 2013 at 07:02 AM
sweet deal! :) FYI= my classes next start in April - 4 week session... lots of new classes plus!! summer dance session includes a week of 5 dollar classes for mock flash mob its gonna be fun!! :) adults and kids :)

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