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Ultimate "Tiger Mom" Abby Lee Miller—the passionate, unapologetically outspoken, tough-as-nails star of Lifetime's phenomenal hits Dance Moms, Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition, and Abby's Studio Rescue—offers inspirational, tough-love guidance for parents who want to help their children succeed and for readers of all ages striving to become the best they can be!
If you want to help your kid reach the top, you can find no better coach than Abby Lee Miller. While some may criticize her methods, no one argues with her results. Her kids excel, her teams win, and her alumni go on to Broadway careers.
Organized by "Abbyisms"—Abby's term for her unique and effective philosophies on hard work, competition, and life—this straight-talking guide provides clear and proven advice for achieving success, from figuring out your child's passion to laying the groundwork for an exciting future career. Abby answers difficult questions from real moms, shares all the stories fans want to hear, and includes vignettes from shining graduates who give their take on her singular approach and how it helped them make their dreams come true.
Biographie de l'auteur
Abby Lee Miller is the owner and director of the Maryen Lorrain Dance Studio in Pittsburgh. In May of 1995, she opened the doors to her brand-new state-of-the-art facility, renamed Reign Dance Productions. Ms. Miller founded the Abby Lee Dance Company in 1980 at the ripe old age of fourteen.
Ms. Miller was certified to teach by Dance Masters of America and received her twenty-five-year pin in 2011. In addition, she has been a consultant to several public school districts and was an adviser to Dancer magazine. She is honored to be a past president of Dance Masters of Pennsylvania. She has been the teacher and choreographer of sixty state and regional title holders and thirty national title winners!
Ms. Miller is a current member of Dance Educators of America and teaches master classes across the United States. She is a sought-after adjudicator—invited to judge dance competitions throughout the United States and Canada. When time permits, Ms. Miller coaches top-notch dancers and critiques and corrects their solo performances. She currently operates ALDC Dance Off, an online dance competition where dancers submit their solo routines via the Internet and Ms. Miller gives them feedback, comments, and corrections.
A teacher's reputation is based solely on the success of her students—and successful they are! Ms. Miller has students receiving standing ovations on Broadway, pleasing crowds at Walt Disney World in Orlando and Tokyo Disneyland in Japan, bringing Christmas joy to Radio City Music Hall, and wowing visitors in Las Vegas—many have performed all over the world. For every child who has gone on to dance professionally, there are a hundred more who have traveled to exciting cities, stayed in four-star hotels, and won major competitions. Thanks to Ms. Miller, there are countless more who have stood a little taller, spoken a little louder, and learned the value of hard work. She truly teaches a child that everything is possible!
Ms. Miller gained international recognition for her hit TV series Dance Moms, the highest-rated show on the Lifetime network, and debuted her newest project on Lifetime, Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition. She has received accolades from around the world, inspiring countless children to dance. As Dance Moms hits Season 4.5 and its one hundredth episode, Ms. Miller has been offered another show with her family at Lifetime. Ms. Miller also owns two retail stores: Broadway Baby's Dancewear and Costume Shoppe, located adjacent to the dance studio in Pittsburgh, and another in the downtown area. All Abby Lee Apparel is available online.