Linda  Bernabei-Retter

Linda Bernabei-Retter

Ms. Linda Bernabei-Retter Co-Producer Dance Teacher Connection (DTC), Creative Director of Music Works (2003-present), Co-Owner and Co-Director of Retter’s Academy of Dance. Director of Starlet Youth Program, Co-Artistic Director of Rhythm Machine and Bridge Dance Companies. Master Teacher. Recognized as Woman of the Year 2010-2011 by the National Association of Professional Woman (NAPW), National Dance Educator of the Year 2010 received by Co. Dance Convention & Competitions, National Luminary Award Recipient 2008 (Mom’s in Business Network). Creator of Stagewear L.A. Costume Collection and Powerplay Activewear 2000 – June 2010. Internationally recognized by the Joe Tremaine Dance Conventions, Dance Masters of America, Professional Teachers Association, Al Gilbert Seminars, and Hoctor’s Dance Caravan, among others. Linda has appeared in national Dance Publication’s Dance Spirit, Dance Teacher, Dancer, Dance and Fitness, Dance Teacher Now, and Dancer Magazine. Linda and husband Darryl Retter own and operate Retter’s Academy of Dance. Retter’s celebrates its 24th Anniversary Season and has received National and local recognition including: Best Dance Instruction in Agoura Hills 2008-2014. This exciting motivator, educator, choreographer, and dancer has worked with or choreographed for Bette Midler, Robert Guillaume, Lionel Richie, Billy Crystal, Tom Jones, Andy Gibb, Sammy Davis Jr., Michael Jackson, and more. Linda was a Solid Gold dancer (Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas). Linda’s goal is to instruct dance in a positive manner, to create thinking and intelligent dancers who are not only technically brilliant, but creative and passionate about dance. “Keep Your Dreams Alive”