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Judson Laipply coming to Tahoe Truckee

Judson Laipply comes to Tahoe March 26 from 7-9 p.m. in the North Tahoe High Theater.

Yes – that Judson Laipply and#8211; the evolution of Dance Guy! Laipply is an American motivational speaker and dancer from Bucyrus, Ohio. He is best known for his performance in the Evolution of Dance clip, which is currently the second most viewed video of all time, most favorite video ever viewed and the sixth most discussed video of all time on YouTube, with 139,169,301 views as of March 17, 2010!

Laipply infuses laughter with merit, combining side-splitting bits with thought provoking moments, synergizing humor with inspiration, he offers a variety of programs including his most popular and#8220;Inspirational Comedy.and#8221;

Why is a an inspirational comedian who has been featured on CNN, MSN, USA Today, Good Morning America, the Today Show and countless others coming to the region?

Arts For the Schools will bring him to to inspire local youth in three high school performances including Incline Village, North Lake Tahoe and Truckee High schools.

Executive Director Raine Howe said: and#8220;We are truly fortunate to have Judson visit our community and we have two local women to thank for making it possible: Donna Hartley and Lorna Tirman, who saw Judson perform thousands of miles away and knew they just had to get him in front of our local students. Soon they contacted Arts For the Schools to facilitate this artistic presentationand#8230;and#8221;

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In addition three high school principals opened their doors to the program, and Truckee Rotary gave a grant for the performance.

and#8220;We live in a very special community. Not only because we have leaders who act on great ideas to make something great happen, but because those ideas are supported by other community members who recognize the value of bringing performing arts to our local youth,and#8221; said Howe.

Check him out on You Tube and#8211; then see him at his live performance open to the public March 26 from 7-9 p.m. in the North Tahoe High Theater. Adults are $15 and students are $5. Reserve your tickets now at http://www.ArtsForTheSchools.org or call 582-8278

Arts For the Schools is a nonprofit providing 26 years of high-quality arts programs made possible only through the generosity of foundations, civic groups, grants and donations from people just like you! Visit http://www.ArtsForTheSchools.org.

and#8212; Submitted by Arts for the Schools