The Audition: An Inner-Monologue


United States
43° 2' 53.9052" N, 77° 35' 46.7772" W

"Step, kick, kick, leap, kick, touch. Again."
Wipe the sweat before they see.
"Step, kick, kick, leap, kick, touch."
Just breathe. Ignore the pain.
Keep dancing. Show no weakness.

"HIT, ooooooze. Hoosh-ka! Boom, ka-ka."
Think fast. Don’t forget. Make it sharp.
Kick your face. Jump. Jump higher.
Head up. Eyes on the balcony.

Don’t mark it. Go big or go home.
Don’t go home. Relax. Breathe.
You need this job, Katie. Come ON!
Fake it ‘til you make it.

I’m not a dancer!
Well make yourself one.
Be the triple-threat.

Make them want you.
Make them want you.

And again. 5, 6, 7, 8!


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