LA Gymnastics to Lead Opening Ceremony for 2015 Special Olympics on July 25th, 2015!
Los Angeles School of Gymnastics is excited to announce it will be leading the opening ceremonies of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, this July, 25th at the Los Angeles Coliseum! Home to the 1984 Summer Olympic Games held in Los Angeles. The same coliseum that LASG’s very own Executive Director was inducted as the first USA Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach leading her team to a historic victory, still holding to this very day, the highest ranked Rhythmic Gymnast in Olympic history. “The world is coming to Los Angeles, but we are bringing to the world LA’s ‘Dream Team’, Mrs. Svirsky and Mrs. Debbie Allen to choreograph another historic performance, truly embracing the talent of the these two mega entertainers that the world will never forget!”, says Tanya Berenson, LA School of Gymnastics’ General Manager. LASG athletes will lead the opening act of the televised performance with 30 of its own highly-skilled gymnasts, rhythmic gymnasts, and tumblers. Watch the opening ceremony live this Saturday, July 25th on ESPN.
The performance will be led by legendary choreographer, Debbie Allen, who stopped by LASG last week to meet with Executive Director, Alla Svirsky. To collaborate on this world class performance, Debbie and Alla have created routines and performances in the past for the Academy Awards and the Endeavor Space Shuttle parade. LASG will be present in both the opening and closing ceremonies. If you’re interested in supporting LASG and the Special Olympics at the 2015 World Games, you can reserve free tickets as a member of LASG by calling our offices at (310) 204-1980 and inquiring to join us as a part of the Fans in the Stands Program. Follow LA School of Gymnastics on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to see every historic moment of our journey in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, returning to Los Angeles for the first time since 1999!
3 Decade Long Friendship and Professional Partnership between (Left) LASG Executive Director and Sports Hall of Fame Inductee Alla Svirsky, and (Right) Legendary Choreographer Debbie Allen!
LA School of Gymnastics is a proud partner of the Special Olympics, and offers its own nationally-recognized Special Education program alongside its various other summer camp programs. Click here to register for one or several of our specialized gymnastics programs.