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Emma-la

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I need your help!
« on: April 25, 2015, 01:19:08 PM »

So as some of you may or may not know, I love theater. It's my passion in life, all I want is to be up on stage performing. However, that would be a really stupid career choice because I a) have no technical training whatsoever and b) most actors more talented than me still don't make it.

And yet still, there's something in the back of my mind telling me I can't be truly happy without making this my life's work. It can't just be a hobby. Otherwise, I'm just surviving, not really living.

I'm at the point where if I want to go to school for it, I should probably decide. I also need to think about getting some technical training if it's really what I want to do.

What I'm asking you guys is for opinions to help me decide if it really is as terrible an idea as I seem to think (nomatter how much I want it). Please don't hold back, I need honesty because I'm so torn right now.
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Re: I need your help!
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2015, 01:32:45 PM »

Well if there's anything I've learned from my college choosing experience, you have a lot of options. Maybe audition for art schools and program but steal apply for other things as well. Don't think you have to limit yourself
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Re: I need your help!
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2015, 06:32:53 PM »

I am doing acting at school too.
I really think that you should go for this.
But keep in mind that everything must have a back up, (even the back ups)
ask teachers for advice
and if your drama teacher says go for it, it is usally a big incentive to go for it

Other wise don't listen to me I am talking crazy
But yes I would say: You do have a lot of options, use everyone to the full, not just one.
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