Month: February 2015

watching.

Yesterday I noticed my teacher watching me.Not to say that they don’t watch us in class at this studio, because they do. They walk around and look at each of us to make sure we are doing the full execution correctly. Some will correct us separately, some correct the entire class in a general statement.…

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They said I earned it.

We had our second Crows rehearsal on Friday.I wasn’t expecting all of the girls to be there, since one of them told me she wouldn’t be able to make it, but they all showed up. We were able to teach the two girls who had missed last time the dance and changed up one part…

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Winkie Guards Rehearsal

Saturday was our second rehearsal for the Winkie Guards role in Wizard of Oz.I realized this weekend that being in this role, we will be on stage almost the entire second act of the show. There are five scenes in Act II and we are in four of them.This is incredibly exciting. One of the…

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Adults.

There was hardly anyone in class yesterday.I’m not sure what the cause was for the lack of people–if there’s another bout of the flu going around, if there’s rampant exams, if they’re burnt out from rehearsals, etc.–or if I preferred it being a smaller class or not, but I made it through. It was rough,…

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Rehearsals

I’ve been debating and debating all weekend on whether or not I would post about my first two rehearsals.They weren’t bad, but somehow I managed to find myself crying my eyes out in my car anyway, and the feeling seems to have lingered. I’ve decided against posting it here and in favor of just leaving…

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Say nice things.

I received one of the most meaningful compliments at ballet yesterday, and it wasn’t even related to dance. I’m not the greatest dancer.I don’t stand out.There isn’t anything significant about me.I’m not one someone looks at and says, “I want her!”Honestly, I never have been. In anything I’ve done.I’m used to being seen as the…

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