ASA Alumni Diary: College:1, Chloe:0

By Shannon Holst | January, 18, 2017 | 0 comments

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Today was not a good day. I have a group project for my theater class that is due in exactly a week. I emailed my group twice to figure out a time to work on the project, but not a single one of them responded. I talked to my teacher in hopes of an alternative way of contacting them, but he advised me to do the project by myself which consists of writing a rediscovered scene from a play and acting it out in front of the class.

Maybe that would be possible if I was a theater major, but I’m not.

Also, my rehearsals and dance classes did not go well either. I was just not mentally or physically prepared for ballet. I’ve tried all of the tips and tricks I know to make sure I’m on my leg and can remember combinations, but I still felt like I was struggling. The heat was also on which resulted in the studio feeling like 150 degrees.

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Modern was slightly better, but it still wasn’t my best. Then rehearsal was rough. We have to do a drag pas de bourre sequence four times in a row while switching spots with our partner. It is very fast and in heels. I can’t walk in heels, so dancing in them has been a struggle in itself. However, it got slightly better by the end of rehearsal.

College:1, Chloe:0

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Image credit, Jules Fouchy via Creative Commons Zero License

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