As I roll down the window, I felt the breeze gently touching my left cheek as I smell the amazing scent of pine trees. I really can't believe that the day has finally come, the day when I celebrate my quinceañera. Quinceañera is an important event in the Hispanic community and it’s when a 15 year old girl turns into a woman. My godfather finally hit the brakes on the mini white Toyota truck and said “we’re finally here.” I open the door and set a foot on the ground, the look of astonishment has plastered into my face. “This is perfect!
It was partially mesmerised by the piece 'The Nutcracker' and wanted to find out more about why ‘The Nutcracker’s music is so interesting. This piece is like a massive dance of about 200 people. He was really ambitious about it. Also, he wanted to have the whole stage full of dancers. The interesting fact was that the under study can be either a guy or a girl.
I was so little, I couldn’t keep myself up I had help. For a 6-year-old, the lesson I was taught that day had no impact on me until now at the age of 16. I have never stepped foot on the ice again until one day, I was in the car with my mother running errands in Long Island. While listening to Christmas music, I began to think about Rockefeller Center. The beautiful, small ice skating rink I had always seen in movies and the grand Christmas tree lit up for all to see.
“Beep beep!” The sound of my grandma's car made us both rush ourselves outside. At the time, I didn’t know what I was going to expect going to Cape Cod because I had never been there before. All I knew was that the food was good, and you had to dress preppy. Sam and I hopped into the car after squeezing our luggage into the tiny trunk. I asked grandma,” How long is the ride there?”
It is interesting watching the reactions of the Moms to each other’s behaviours. Another section of Dance Moms found entertaining is finding out what happens behind the scenes of the fake smiles and dancing and to see how hectic and dramatic show business is. Dance Moms has an educational aspect as it discusses how people strive to get to the stage that they are and inspires other young and older girls to start dance. The seriousness of the competition makes Dance Moms more interesting to the audience, “That’s what I’m preparing you for, and that’s what this journey has been all along”. Another intriguing technique used to entertain the audience is when the producer included phone conversations so that the audience can hear first-hand that what is said on reality TV is actually true.
My First Time in Disney World Every child wants to go to the happiest place on earth, Disney World, and for my fifth birthday, I was one of the lucky children who was granted their wish. I remember my time in Disney like it was yesterday, yet it was day two of my trip that stood out the most. We rode the monorail to the Magic Kingdom. I thought the monorail must be what a rollercoaster feels like, even though we were going as slow as a snail. I saw the castle as we pulled in.
I wrote the only fan letter I've ever written in my life to Mr. Bill Robinson. I don't know where my mother sent it, but, believe it or not, I received a hand-written reply on the stationary of the Book Cadillac Hotel in Detroit. Mr. Robinson thanked me for my letter and said I must keep dancing, practicing, working hard, and one day, he was sure, I would find my name up in lights. At the end of the letter he invited me and my parents to come as his guests to his next engagement at the Cotton Club in mid-town Manhattan, (The original Cotton Club was in Harlem). He even gave us the date on which we should be
That show really got me interested in the theatre world. The fact that people could actually sing like that and all of the different special effects and scene changes were happening right in front of my eyes got me hooked. I am sure that is a similar story to many other peoples. Andrew Lloyd Webber changed the way the general public responded to live theatre. He had the world hooked on the beautiful melodies as well as the intriguing story lines.
Hairspray and glitter filled the air on January 30th for the Lights Camera Fashion Show. LCF, a program for juniors and seniors in high school to model Johnathan Kayne’s new prom dress release of the year. Taking my first walk on the runway with the spotlight beaming down on me in a custom-made dress was a breathtaking and exhilarating experience. However, my career choice is not modeling it is what I molded for. Lights Camera Fashion is a charity based fashion show to raise money for St. Jude Research Hospital.
A Memorial Childhood Experience Throughout my childhood, my family wasn 't the most affluent. One day when we were shopping at Marshall Fields, my mom was approached by a young lady completing raffle tickets for a brand new Ford vehicle. She convenience my mom to join the raffle, even thought my mom was very particular about giving her personal information out. About one month later, we received a call stating we did not win the car, but we did however win an all expense paid trip to Disney World Orlando. That was the best call ever received in my childhood.
High school was an extreme thrill from the first day of my freshman year. As I stepped off the school bus and entered the building, I knew that Brewbaker Technology Magnet High School would be my home for the next four years. BrewTech was ranked the number five school in the state, so I knew I was among the elite and had big shoes to fill. As I began to stroll the halls to locate my class, I was greeted by smiling faces of students and teachers a like. With minor bumps in the road, I completed my freshman year in high school acquiring friends that I still have today.
A couple of weeks ago, my sister’s fiancé sent me a text asking me if I want to meet Richard Petty. My heart started pounding with excitement when I read that message. My sister’s fiancé gave me the details about where Richard Petty was going to be at and I could not wait for the day that I would be standing beside a NASCAR legend. On July 17, Richard Petty came to the Rite Aid corporate office to support their annual carnival for the kid’s event to raise money for the children’s miracle Network and Hershey Childrens hospital. In the early morning of July 17, my mom and I got cleaned up, and then we drove to the event.
Tommy was amazing to work with not only because of his immense talent, but also because of his spirit and love of life as well as his love for theatre. This attitude would make him widely popular in the industry. From this point on, Tune got offered one job after the other. John Simon, a drama critic said he was "as long on talent as on legs", which would prove to be true in the years to come. After his Broadway debut in Baker Street, Tune’s career took of and didn’t ever seem to slow down.