Category: rehearsal

Swan rehearsal and fitting

This morning I woke up feeling anxious.  I couldn’t shake it. One of the girls even mentioned before barre that I didn’t seem myself.  I found myself fighting off panic attacks at the barre and it only escalated into rehearsal.  I bit my lip until it cracked and dug my nails into my side until…

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Daily Auditions

During warmup at rehearsal on Saturday, Ms. Munro made a comment. She said that during auditions, we really present and give our all and look our best, yet when we have class and rehearsals, we do less than that. She said we should do our audition-best all the time. Pushing our limits and working hard…

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Swan Rehearsal

We had our first Swan Lake rehearsal today.When we got there, seven girls were missing, one of whom was also a cover, which left us four covers with six spots to fill. We sort of went by height, and then just left the other two spots for later.I was the cover for my friend Adrienne,…

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Understudy.

When I did theater in High School, I tended to get understudy roles.Such is the curse of responsible students, and ones who won’t complain until you give them a part.(and it probably didn’t help that I was insecure and didn’t speak up. How times have changed.) Point is, I learned so many valuable lessons being…

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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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