Why I Want To Go To The American Dream

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For as long as I can remember, I have been obsessed with the thought of Broadway, and being on stage. While I didn’t know much at such a young age, I knew that this is what I had to be doing with my life.
My first show, and coincidentally my first starring role, was Annie. I was 8 years old and about 5 foot. Belting out ‘Tomorrow” almost every night made me feel something: the strength of empowerment. The stage was mine; I could do anything I wanted to. Almost every night, it felt like it was just me on that stage, and well of course Sandy too, but just us, and we could do whatever we wanted. This is the feeling I love to get every time I step foot on stage. This is one of the reasons why I would love to go to YPAS. I want to be able to feel this great joy of empowerment all the time. I want to be able to laugh, and sing, and be happy with the new friends I would make, I want to feel like I am home.
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Walking down the halls of Manual, and YPAS, I saw so many people whom I’ve never met before, but I feel like I’ve known them a lifetime. While Manual is a very large school, it has small communities of great people. That’s what I love about it so much; everybody knows everybody and they all are so kind and friendly towards each other. Another thing I saw while shadowing is how diverse the school is. To quote the principal, “Would you rather read a textbook about someone from France? Or sit next to someone from France?” This phrase really stuck out with me during my whole shadowing experience. It made me realize how diverse and amazing the school is. I would love to go here because of all the new and unique people I would meet and become friends
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