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Girls go to college to get more knowledge... [19 Dec 2008|09:41pm]
[ mood | ecstatic ]

What? I got into my first choice college? That's fantastic!

That's right folks (folk?), I am set for the next for years. Now I just need to see how I'm gonna pay for it (feel free to offer money, I will take it). My mom picked me up early from school (because I kinda didn't have any more classes) and she brought a letter with her from Pace. "It's not it!" I exclaimed but she said it was. It said "You are accepted" right on the envelope! That means my mailman knows I got into college, cool. I haven't heard about the honors college or any scholarships yet but I am still super excited and can't wait for the fall.


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Six Months Since Last Entry [14 Dec 2008|02:44pm]
It's been quite a long time since my last entry. Annnd...nobody reads this anyway. It's mostly for me to remember all the supa-fly stuff I do (i.e. seeing Naked Boys Singing!).

The cast list just went up for How to Succeed and I'm dance captain which makes me really happy. I of course didn't get a lead but that is a) because there are more talented people than me at school and b) because I'M GOING TO ISRAEL IN FEBRUARY! I'm excited. I'm also excited for this show. There has already been some drama surrounding the casting of the show but I'm happy for everyone and I'm happy about my part so I don't really want to get involved with it. Except I kind of am because I'm in the cast and friends with these people. Wah-wah.

Since my last entry [title of show] opened! and closed =( on Broadway. Rachel and I went to see it three times (the last being on closing night which Carrie attended as well). Closing night for [tos] was and amazing experience. They called it a pep rally and it certainly was. Everyone was screaming and cheering (us included) and crying. I hope it goes Off-Broadway (at New World Stages) and will run for a verrry long time there. And if it doesn't I'll sill read the [blog] obsessively and go to every event they are at.

I have applied to college and should hear from my top choice in about 2 1/2 weeks. I hope I get in! Once I do...I'll just stop going to school. Oh wait! I already have. I was sick the past two weeks and didn't really go that much. Oy. But only one more week to make it through and then VACATION! FOR TWO WEEKS! WAHOO!

I planning on majoring in Women's and Gender Studies. What do you do with a degree in WGS? Well...I don't know. But I hope to become a civil rights activist (for LGBTQ and women's reproductive rights). Do we still need activists for women's reproductive rights you ask? Yes, yes we do. Take a gander at this. Are you surprised? I'm not.
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Bare: A Pop Opera [19 Apr 2008|02:18pm]
Why didn't anybody tell me Bare was so amazing? I didn't get to see it when it was playing here. I just watched the whole thing on-line and you should too!

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February [01 Feb 2008|04:26pm]
YPT Parade opened last night. It's actually good which is frankly surprising to me because a few days it sucked. Not individually, everyone is actually very talented. It just wasn't coming together. But it is now. Yay.

I am Mrs. Phagan Saturday at 4 and Sunday at 12. Cultural Arts Playhouse. 714 Old Bethpage Rd. The last YPT show in the building. How sad. The new building is a whole 5 minutes closer to me however, WHOA!

I went to school one day this week. Oh well. Lotsa work to make up next week. At least I won't be getting home at midnight everyday again. My mommy bought me a Webkinz. Cute. It's a polar bear. I'm so hip and cool.
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No real update now [22 Oct 2007|07:57pm]
Reply to this post, and I will list three things I love about you. Maybe more than three. Then repost to your own journal and spread the love.
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Kiss Today Goodbye [07 Sep 2007|08:37pm]
-I have been back to school for three days and I am already exhausted.

-Rocky is coming along...We have a lot of work to do and we haven't blocked everything yet but I like everybody and um it's Rocky. It's never been this amazing, perfect, flawless performance.

-I start dance class on Tuesday. I'm excited. I haven't taken class in like two years. Wow. I'm going to audition for the dance dept. at Boces. I essentially told my parents I was going to do this, I didn't ask. Why? Because they said I couldn't go. But when you say you're going to drop out of school...they tend to try and keep you in school. I know it would make me so much happier and frankly, I'm not going to lose anything from not being at school the whole day.

-I have a ton of homework

-Today in math we went over triangles. Sine, Cosine and Tangent. I learned this in eighth grade. Sweet.

-I have a rehearsal from 10pm to 12am tonight.

-My school is way overcrowded. We're not even that big. We just don't have enough space for everybody. The hallways are a nightmare to walk through.

-Teaching Hebrew to third graders is going to be an adventure.
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Aw. It's cute. I have a cold :-( [27 Aug 2007|09:13am]

What year were you born?

What Spice Girl were you when you were young?
Ginger, loved the hair

Backstreet Boys or N SYNC?
Backstreet Boys 4 evahhh

Did you watch S Club 7?
OMG yes! I loved it. Essssssss cluuub (there ain't no party like an s club party!)

Which was your favorite, The Sandlot or Little Rascals?
Little Rascals (what is up with The Sandlot 2?)

Did you ever have light-up sneakers?
hellz yea

What was your favorite thing about recess?
the swings

Cinderella or Snow White?

Did you wake up really early to watch cartoons on Saturday morning?

What was your favorite holiday?
Passover. Loved the matzah. Hate it now. Uchh

Did you ever try to stay up on Christmas just so you could see Santa?

Did you leave milk and cookies or milk and carrots?

What grade did you like the best?
4th and 5th grade.

Ninja Turtle or Power Rangers --
power rangers

What Power Ranger were you?
i always had a crush on blue

Did you ever own a chinese jump rope?
haha yes

What was your favorite thing to eat?
grilled cheese

What was your favorite color?

Barney or Sesame Street?
barney until everyone started making fun of me for watching barney

Do you ever miss being a little kid?

Did you wish you were older?
i wish i was 18

What was your first pet's name?
i don't even remember. it was a gerbil i think

Who was your best friend in Kindergarten?
Alyssa K

Are you still friends with the person you were best friends with in the 3rd grade?
hmmm...sort of. We're on speaking terms, but we don't hang out or anything.

Where did you live when you were 9?

How many times have you switched schools including preschool?

Which did you like better - "Are You Afraid Of The Dark?" or "AHH! Real Monsters"?
Are You Afraid of the Dark

Did you watch Rockos Modern Life?.

Did you ever want to be a part of Slime Time Live? on nick ?

Have you ever wondered what the "slime" was actually made of?

Who was your favorite Rugrat?
Chuckie!!!!! But I thought Tommy was a hottie and I basically wanted to m
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-- [02 Jul 2007|11:57am]
-I leave for Rochester early Thursday morning
-Alexa's party is Friday!
-Fun time in the city on Friday. I bought a pretty ring and penis gummies. Which are delicious.
-I leave for Kutz in 17 days!
-I really need to pack for Rochester
-I want to see my Eisner peoples really badly *road trip*
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Grr @ my school [18 Jun 2007|07:28pm]
[ mood | chipper ]

So because of ASL I'm not in AP English. I will not accept this. It's not fair. French also conflicts with it. If they don't make another AP class I am raising hell.

I also don't have O'Hagen for health :-\. Yea, my schedule isn't really so great.

0/1 AP Physics (hopefully changed to AP Bio)
2    ASL 4H
3    Math BX2
4    Gym 135/Free 246
5    Concert Choir
6    English 11H
7    AP US Hist.
8    1st Semester Health/2nd Semester free

So the first day of school = no free periods *uch*

Tomorrow (or Wed) I'm auditioning for Music Man at the Suffolk Y. I'm hoping for Zaneeta.

NYC Gay Pride March on Sunday? Comment if you wanna come/are going.

Bitten, SJP's line at Steve and Barry's is AMAZING! I just dropped a ton of money there. The prices are great and everything is fantastic. I also got a bunch of books @ B&N. Today was just a nice shopping day. I also got an interview for Sex, etc. It's a magazine and a website that has teen writers. I had to fill out this application and Sunday I have to go in for an interview! I am SOOO excited. It's a paying gig peeps. WOOHOO! Life is beautiful.
I got a 91 on my Global regents. Not bad for not studying at all lol. Hopefully I got a 3 on the AP test considering I studied my ass off for it. Never taking another AP class again. Crap, I'm taking 3 AP's next year. Love the summer hw for it.

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Blue? [16 Jun 2007|10:19am]
My hair is blue!
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Is it really necessary to have AP hw over the summer? [13 Jun 2007|07:22pm]
[ mood | cold ]

I have four packets of AP US History to do over the summer. Oh yay.

I don't know what I got on my director's book for theater. Rachel got a 100 though, how crazy is that? Yay Rachel!

I got tips. My nails look really pretty now.

Tomorrow is blue day! I hope it's hi-liter blue like I wanted but I'm sure it will look amazing with my black hair. Won't it be fun audtioning for The Music Man with blue hair? I think so.

Still trying to convince my mom to let me take that tap class at Variations. I kinda want to do the ballet camp too. We shall see. It sucks not being able to drive

Maybe I'll do the audition class at CAP?

I need to get my permit. And find time to take driver's ed. Ew.

Good luck to everyone taking the Math B regents tmrw. Try not to kill yourself.
Me = so glad I'm terrible in math and don't have to take it for another year

American Sign Language and Chem regents left. Then I'm a juniorrrr. Only two more years left in the horrid place. My school district sucks. Really and truly.

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Weekend of Parties and Shakespeare [28 May 2007|05:13pm]
This weekend was amazing. I'm so glad that I had this party and I love all the people that were there and shared it with me (and I wished that a few people were there who didn't come). Thank goodness All's Well That Ends Well is over. I love the cast but the experience is not one that I will treasure for ever. Thanks to a certain person. Who shall not be named.

Found out some interesting news last night. Intriguing really. Heh.

About a month and a half until I go to Kutz. Can we say excited?

I turn sixteen for realz on Friday. AHHHHH.

I think Fiona Apple and I should have children together.

I had this really weird/long dream last night. Emily was my sister. She got droven to therapy and I had to miss mine because of it. I threw a big fit over it but then Eve took me except we were two hours early. It was better than missing it completely apparently. I also auditioned for Janet in Rocky Horror at CAP. I had to run around and scream for the first part of the audition. Hm. Well.

I need to go to CVS. If my parents don't get up...I'm going to have walk. I'd rather not. It's disgusting out. Yuch.

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rawr. [27 May 2007|05:21pm]
Where did you get the shirt/sweatshirt your wearing?

How many bathrooms are in your house?

Can you throw a football?
yes. it doesn't go very far...

Does anyone in your family have tourettes?

What time is it?

Have you ever killed an animal?
um. no.

Who are you currently dating/liking?
i like a certain somebody. but they shall not be named haha.

Do you like the smell of vanilla?

Whats the closest thing to you thats orange?
the light on my keyboard

Whats your favorite sport?

Who is jealous of you?
i do not know

Do you like nail polish?

Can you lick your elbow with your tounge?

Who do you look up to the most in your family?
my mama

Do you like the smell of new shoes?
yes haha

Whats your favorite food?

Do you beleive in ghosts? or angels?
i believe in ghosts, not really angels

Do you know anyone named Earl?

What about Alyssa?

Or Tony?
a know a girl who has the nickname toni

How many best friends do you have?

Dunkin Donuts or Krispy Kreme?
krispy kreme

Save the forest or save the whales?
save the forest

How many lamps are in the same room youre in?
5 lol

What kind of shoes do you have?
4 tap shoes, 2 pointe shoes, 1 ballet shoes, 3 ballet flats, 2 sneakers, 4 black heels, 1 white heels, 1 brown heels, 3 jazz shoes 2 flip-flops

Do you consider yourself lucky?

Do you live in a house or apartment?

Do you know both your parents?

Who always says your name wrong?
teachers on the first day of school

Can you tell when people are lying?
when i'm not really trying to cover my lying yes

Can you play golf?

Whats your thoughts on gay couples?
yay gay yay

Is bush a good president?

Are politics exciting to you?

Who sits behind you in english?

Who sits next to you in social studies?

Which Superhero do you wanna be?

Whats your 3 Favorite movies?
newsies, thirteen, center stage

Is anyone in your family a chef?

Do you own a dog?

Which is better.. Duracell or Energizer?

Whats your favorite kind of weather?
slightly cloudy and cool

And who would you wanna be with in this kinda of weather?
my friends outside
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sunburn [15 May 2007|07:00pm]
Yesterday I decided to see if I could tan so I didn't put on sunscreen. Wrong. I burned. Not very badly thank god. But today, a bunch of people told me I had a sunburn on my back. I know! It's my back. I can feel it. I can even see it in a mirror. I am quite aware that my back is red.

Drama was difficult as well. My director really has it in for me. He will not leave me alone. I have one of the smallest parts in the show and he still picks apart everything I do. Do the leads who don't know they're lines get chastised? Not so much. But me, the clown. "You can't dance like that" "You're singing can't be nice" or the simple "You can't do that". Well, what AM I supposed to do? He doesn't tell me. How am I supposed to know? I also hadn't eaten all day and I was shaking and had I headache. But rehearsal got short because he needed to go somewhere.

The AP Global test is on Thursday. I can't wait for it to be over. I got a perfect score on the first half of my American Sign Language regents. So I still have a good chance of getting 100. That makes me less nervous also. I'm not really worried about what score I'll get on my AP. I just don't like not knowing the answers to questions and not being able to think of anything for an essay. I'll study some more. But if I don't know it now, I'm not going to.

One month until the end of classes. And I only have to go in for three days of finals. I can't wait until summer. No homework to worry about. No getting up early the next morning after a late-night out. Awesome.
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An Update of Sorts [28 Apr 2007|11:11am]
[ mood | artistic ]

42nd Street is going very well. Those costume changes are a killer though.
Two more shows left, come and see it!!!

My grades finally went up *yay*

If you don't mind missing half a day of school on Monday, I have an extra ticket for a Spring Awakening/Degrassi Verbal Mash-up event. Rosie O'Donnell is hosting and Zach Braff is a special guest star. The casts of both shows are getting together to talk about the issues that come up in both shows. I really don't want to let the seat go dead so let me know if you are remotely interesting and I'll give you the details. [edit] I found somebody! Yaaaay!
[edit AGAIN] Lost that somebody. Lemme know NOW if you want to come

I'm bummed that I can't do Grease, but excited I get to go to Kutz this summer!

AP exams are coming up. Review class starts Monday. Ahh.

I need a haircut. And a job. No time for a job or a haircut. *bummer*

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Bitch of Living [13 Apr 2007|10:43pm]
My days are so hectic lately. Hopefully things will cool down after All-State and after 42nd St. opens on Thursday. I'm unhappy and extremely happy with it. There are many things that aren't finished (or started) and we all sit around doing nothing a lot. On the other hand the dances we have done are amazing (although I still need to practice up my wazoo) and all the lead tappers are working their asses off to do them.
If nothing else, come see it for the fantastic tap dancing.

It really stinks when at the time when you need the most sleep, you can't get any. It's too cold during Shakespeare rehearsal to sleep even though I don't do anything the entire time, so I sleep for the hour I have before I dash off to 42nd St. and then when I get home after 10 I have to do all my homework and study and such. And then, you know, I go to school at some point.

But, would I change anything? Not even for a second.

I'm excited to do Coffee House. I've never been. Funness.

Boo to the dates for Spring Kallah. I've been to one Kallah this year. Def need to get on Reg Board so I can be like "Actually, those dates suck. Change them" Rawr.
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42nd Street [03 Apr 2007|09:31am]
YPT 42nd St @ Cultural Arts Playhouse
8 pm 4/19 (Dancer)
4 pm 4/21 (Phyllis)
7:30 pm4/22 (Dancer)
8 pm 4/26 (Phyllis)
4 pm 4/28 (Dancer)
7:30 pm 4/29 (Phyliss)
Tickets are $14
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Because nobody updates anymore... [02 Apr 2007|01:04pm]
Sam, Emily and I went to the city yesterday. We got student rush tix for Spring Awakening. People from the cast are starting to recognize me, my mom told me I was a stalker. Oh well. I love that show. I really want to see Company, A Chorus Line and Les Miserables though.
Passover tonight. Oh my. Not looking forward to it. But before that, I have rehearsal. Woot.
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Hmmm... [26 Feb 2007|07:35pm]
> I'm Phyllis in YPT 42nd St. I get to tap a lot. I twisted my ankle. I couldn't tap at the last rehearsal, it was awful. I'm excited though.
>Convention wasn't so great. I still love NFTY though. I can hopefully go to SA day because I can't go to Spring Kallah. If you're not going to Spring Kallah, I have two performances that week. So go see them.
>Spring Awakening was AMAZING as expected. Next stop: On stage seats. Jonathon Groff totally hit on Sam, totally. I love it.
>I was really expecting a snow day today. School was hell to get through. Thank goodness I'm not in the school show, a tech rehearsal would have killed me. I came home and slept for 4 hours.
>My room is cleaaaaaaannnnnnn!
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Say what's your name? Say NFTY! [15 Feb 2007|05:29pm]
>Confirmation retreat was amazing! I gained a lot from it and made some new GER-ate friends (get it, they're from GER...great? ok. whatever)
>Convention is tomorrow. I still need to pack. I'm so excited. A little scared too.
>I cleaned my room. It's really big. I need furniture. Anybody who would like to donate to the "Leora Needs to Re-decorate Her Room Because it Hasn't Been Since 1992" fund can just throw money at me.
>I've been doing all my work. It's kind of weird. I haven't missed school in a while either. Although, I went home 8th period today because I needed to change and tomorrow I'm leaving for the bus after sixth. Damn missing Chem. Worst class to miss ever.
>I auditioned for YPT 42nd St. at CAP. I got a call back for Maggie but it's on Saturday. They haven't gotten back to me about if I can come another time or not.
>Seeing Spring Awakening in a week. OMG NICK!!! I decided Em and I are a couple and Sam and Nick are a couple. Yea. Deal with it.
I love my Leelee.
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