Personal Narrative-The Perfect Destination Imagination Team

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I never thought that I had stage fright. I only joined the DI (Destination Imagination) team so that I could hang out with my friends, but it was a pretty fun experience. At our first meeting we named ourselves the GlaDIator Animals. During our other practices and brainstorming sessions we would come up with some really great ideas for the skit we chose to perform. We needed to have characters from two nations so we chose to have a Canadian and an Irish themed character. Bustin Jieber and a leprechaun, the perfect mix of the two nations. The next characters that came into our heads were Canada Man, AKA Bustin Jieber, and Gelena Somez, Bustin Jieber’s girlfriend, who was a fairly hard character to pull off considering we were a group of four guys. In order for one of us to look like a girl we acquired a blonde wig, high heels, a dress, a bra, and tube socks to stuff in the bra. Then we came up with our props: painted shower curtains, a chair, a bungee cord, and the Canada Man and leprechaun costume. Canada Man had a cape with the canadian flag and a hockey stick, and the leprechaun had a leprechaun costume, a cane with a diamond doorknob on it,…show more content…
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