L had her showcase this weekend. She was awesome. She is a born performer. Not a self conscious bone in her body. You only see her thinking on stage when she is uncertain of her physical placement. I have a degree in acting performance so I do encourage her acting but... and this is a big BUT! I am not certain I would encourage her to pursue it. It is such a heartbreaking industry full of disappointment and self confidence battles. I stopped because I grew tired of the stress of it all. It just didn't seem worth it. So although I love that she is such a good performer, I also worry that she would choose this profession as her own. It was so fun and so not fun. It made me who I am today and I am grateful for that. It instilled a confidence and excellent communication skills but I was sure glad I could do math also! I was reminiscing with fellow college alum this past weekend that they need a semester in the theatre program where you explore what you really should be doing so when you are ready to hang it up, you know where to go next. I still don't know what I should be when I grow up!
Well I hope you are all having a great week. Mine has been great so far. The best part?? Next week is shortened and then vacation for Christmas break. We are not going anywhere but it will be sooooo nice to be home!