being turned down by something you have always wanted can be one of life’s cruelest experiences. You’ll probably experience a range of emotions. You might cry which is immediately what I did when I didn’t see my name after being rejected from Harrison Dance Company 4 years in a row. It hurt. You might be angry, get embarrassed, and feel bitter because that’s how I felt. I just keep getting told no and I'm sick of getting my heart broken. I had the honor of working with Emily and Matthew along with Lindsay and Andrew from Eisenhower Dance I will always remember what Matthew said “ you need to get audition experience, you need to be told no multiple times so you know how it feels, yes It does crush your spirit but it will prepare you for the future not everything will come easy” and It made me think maybe being told no is leading to something bigger and better for the future. In this solo I’m using the song Titanium by David Guetta because the meaning of this song is to be strong even when the world is throwing its worse at you. When bad things happen we must stand strong and not fall. As the song states, we must be "Titanium" which means to be strong hearted and strong willed. Honestly, if I didn’t have dance in my life, I would be living a very miserable life. It helps me distress a lot, when life gets too much and I don’t know how to cope, I dance It’s the best way to help me get back on track and feel good again What I love about dancing is that it doesn’t matter who you are, technique or not, it doesn’t even care about size. Anyone can do it, it’s all about the passion and heart for it, and if you are determined, you can get to the point where your body can achieve anything. I have always been that girl that never voiced her opinion, I’ve always let people run over me and I always felt not good enough. Dance makes me who I am and I wouldn't change that for the world! I enjoy standing in the middle of a big empty stage showing an audience what I have to express. I enjoy giving my all in a dance, even if that means doing it over and over again. I'm in love with the idea of emotionally feeling free. Stressing is overrated, so dance I it out. I show the real me. I show people how powerful I am. It lets me forget about the people that let me down without causing any drama. Dancing is an escape. An escape to a different world Dance is literally my heart and soul.
June 8, 2015
Harrison High school