Educating the individual to become
an artist of excellence who leads and influences current culture for Christ.
NEXT STEP FOR VICTORY DANCE
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
The Bible tells us in Ecclesiastes 3, ‘There is a time for everything, and a season for every purpose under heaven.’
For the last 18 seasons, we have had the joy and privilege of sharing the love of dance with thousands of young people. We’ve also held true to our mission of ‘educating the individual to become an artist who influences our current culture for Christ.’ We’ve had alumni accepted into prestigious collegiate dance universities, book jobs in various cities and professional capacities, have even danced live on television! Through it all, we’ve seen God’s faithfulness and victories celebrated, challenges met with fierceness, and love abound. It’s one of the many things that has made Victory Dance unique for the past 18 seasons. I had a big dream when I came to work at Victory in 1999, and Victory Church has allowed this dream to become a reality.
In the past three years, we have seen many changes at our home, Victory Church. With these changes, the leadership of Victory Church has continued to forge new paths and embrace new endeavors. With these new opportunities and growth, there comes a need to make sometimes difficult decisions about focus, energy, finances, and resources. Seasons change, and although many of us find it hard and often resist it, change is inevitable. And so, the leadership at Victory Church, along with our leadership at Victory Dance, has come to the decision that Season 18 will be the final season of Victory Dance.
Please know that the decision of ending the Victory Dance program was not made lightly. We’ve explored a variety of options, but the leadership of both Victory Dance and Victory Church are in agreement that closing our doors is the best plan. We want the remainder of this season to be full of wonderful classes, enjoying time with each other, and of course, presenting the best end-of-season production in Victory Dance history! This season may be our last, but my staff and faculty are determined that it will be our best!
Let me encourage you to love on each other, encourage each other, and extend a lot of grace in the coming weeks. My staff and I will need a lot of love and prayers these next few weeks, so if you see us, don’t be surprised by the spontaneous hug or the tears to flow. I pray that you come away from Victory Dance knowing that you are deeply loved, valued and appreciated, and that you matter! Each one of your beautiful little faces mean the world to me!
Keep Christ at the center of your life. His love is truly the purest, surest, and most secure place to be. I’m looking forward to an incredible remainder of our season. Know that my staff and I will be giving our all and finishing strong as we present our final production on Saturday, June 3.
Humbly and with much love,
Daniel Tardibono / Founding Director, Victory Dance
Victory Dance is proud to have faculty members in Dance Masters of America Chapter #27