Monday, July 23, 2012

Frustration.

This weekend I saw The Dark Knight Rises (and it was fucking amazing), took an awesome nap, and went on a couple hikes.  The Alaskan wilderness is beautiful.

However, I've been living in a two-bed dorm room with a shared bathroom for the last week.  My ankles are covered in mosquito bites.  I'm tired as hell because I can't get normal sleep between the 24-construction and the itty twin bed in which I'm sleeping.

Above all, I'm fed up with my summer program.  It's not at all worth the money that I had to spend to do it and I'm really frustrated.  I either don't have anything to do or I'm expected to follow directions that were either not given clearly or not given at all.  If I don't I get yelled at.  If I do sometimes I get shoved out of the way.

I've been here a week and I'm ready to go back home already.

I just have to get through this to prove to myself that I can.  If not, why bother performing?

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  1. I have a theory that the reason divas become divas are because they went through a ton of shitty summer programs in their undergrad. You can do this. And then you can make everyone around you pay for it in 10 years.

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    1. The hilarious part is that there is a large group of graduate students from Boston Conservatory. So it's not just undergrad. It's undergrads, graduate students, and some community members. We (the students/performers) have more respect for each other on a consistent basis than at least one of the instructors. That being said, things got better Tuesday after I had a lesson with the director of the program.

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