London 2012 Olympic Games
During the summer of 2012, hundreds of our young performers shared in the excitement of dancing in the Performing Arts Educators’ London Olympic Invitational 2012 while millions of visitors came to the London Summer Olympics. London was the place to be that summer Students performed at Island Gardens on the Thames River directly across from the Olympic equestrian events and at Warwick Castle for the All-England Dance Festival, plus toured London. 1,200 of our performers visited this great city during our London Invitational 2012 and experienced the place to be in all the world in 2012!
Sydney 2000 Olympic Games
Producer Matt Straub, took 25 performing groups to the Sydney Olympics in 2000. Groups appeared on the Olympic campus at the Samsung Stage, situated on the main thoroughfare, as well as at Sydney Wonderland and The Rocks, Sydney Harbor. This Sydney 2000 American Young Artist Series presented choirs, orchestras and many dance groups to the Olympic throngs and was the inspiration and prototype for future Performing Arts Educators international outreach.