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Personal Essay On Theatre

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Theatre has been a significant part of my life for as long as I can remember. It exposes you to a manifold of distinct worlds. I have always been extremely fascinated with the way a show comes together. Between the music, the story, the costumes, and the choreography, I have always dreamed of living my life on the stage and being under the spotlight. However, the “spotlight” isn’t the only option and it is a bumpy road to success.
Most kids grew up riding their bikes and playing outside. I grew up with Annie and tap dancing in my kitchen. My mother took me to see every production at Kennett High School, where I am now doing shows. In the midst of Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Damn Yankees, Annie Get Your Gun, Les Miserables, and listening to my cousin prepare his music for South Pacific, I knew that someday I would make it right where I wanted to be.
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My freshman and sophomore years weren’t very successful when it came to being on stage. I had small parts or no parts at all. Luckily, I didn’t let this phase me or slow me down.
The next year, I broadened my options and began participating in a community theatre. The show at that summer was my very favorite, Les Miserables. After the audition, I got a phone call saying I had gotten a callback for Cosette. Unfortunately, I did not get the part but was able to be a part of such a phenomenal, God-centered musical. The callback gave me the motivation to work harder and it proved to me that I was talented and would someday be where I wanted to be.
That day came when I was cast as Alice in You Can’t Take It With You and now as Mayor Matilda in All Shook Up. This road to success has opened my eyes and made me realize that you have to be patient and do whatever it takes to be successful. There is no easy way out. You have to dedicate yourself to something and do whatever it takes to achieve the goals you
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