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Girls Geared For Greatness is a non-profit subsidiary of Stage Door Dance Productions. The training and empowerment sessions cover a variety of topics designed to inspire our dancers and the community. Presenters are esteemed volunteers from our community, and the events are always free for attendees.

Upcoming Events:

Gearing Girls For Greatness: Book Club for Moms

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

SDD: Brier Creek, 7-8pm

Cost: FREE (sign-up via your SDD Parent Portal or by emailing

Girls Geared For Greatness is excited to launch a Book Club for Moms! Each date, we will discuss relevant books that will impact and influence the way we lead as parents, mentors, and teachers. 

Book #1:

Enough As She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilling Lives by: Rachel Simmons

Past Events:


#AuthenticInstas with Maggie Mae Whittemore

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

#AuthenticInstas is a social media movement that focuses on promoting posting unedited and realistic photos while shining a light on the media and how they often set forth unrealistic or unattainable beauty standards. In this presentation, we will look at photos before and after they have been edited to understand how tools like Photoshop and Facetune create an unrealistic standard of beauty, complete exercises that will help boost your self-esteem and confidence, to help you be your best self, and all come together to the only post real and unedited photos online.


Girls Geared For Greatness: The Power of Perseverance

Saturday, January 5th, 2019

SDD: Brier Creek, 1-4pm

Speakers included:


Our first Girls Geared For Greatness was held on Saturday, October 13th, and it was a huge success!

Topics included (a) Bullying Awareness and Prevention, (b) Bettering Your Community, (c) Interpersonal Communication and Etiquette, (d) How to Be Social Media Savvy, (e) Taking Care of YOU, (e) Leading Others, (f) Planning For Your Future, and (g) Stories of Success.

Speakers included:

Get Involved!

If you are interested in joining our movement, we are currently vetting prospective members for our board of directors. And, of course, we are always looking for inspiring women to speak at future events!

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