Black Poetry : Fam ...I didn't make the Chuck Davis audition

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  1. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This is the email I just received today from the artistic director:


    :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :(


    --- African American Dance Ensemble <[email protected]> wrote:
    > June 7, 2001
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    > Dear Erika,
    >
    > Thank you for your interest and submission to the African American
    > Dance
    > Ensemble’s Pre Audition posting.
    >
    > After carefully reviewing your material, we regret to inform you we
    > are
    > unable to invite you to our company audition held later this month
    > due
    > to the overall performance quality of your video submission. Your
    > qualifications are impressive and if your interest in AADE continues,
    > we
    > encourage you to take more modern technique classes in your area.
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    > We appreciate your interest and will keep your file active for future
    > auditions.
    >
    >
    > Sincerely,
    > Stafford C. Berry, Jr.
    > Associate Artistic Director, AADE
    >
    >


    I'm really not a modern dancer and I haven't done modern in like 2 years. Afrikan is my forte'. Guess I should put all my energies into finding and auditioning for a company that focuses
    soley on Traditional West Afrikan Dance.

    I appreciate all of your prayers and know that when one door closes, another one opens. This just wasn't in God's Will.

    :D okay...I'm done crying now. (gotta dry off this keyboard) Pick myself up and move on to the next thing!

    :heart: y'all!
    Aminata
     
  2. DymePlaya2g

    DymePlaya2g Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    u said it best...

    you truly do need to find a group or ensemble that specializes in your area of expertise...u shouldn't have to compromise and go modern...that's ********! keep on dancin' and lovin' every minute of it.

    *prayers are with you*

    LOVE&RESPECT
    DP2G:kiss:
     
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    Afri...

    dear sister Queen...

    thank you for sharing your soul today. i agree with Cindy...
    sometymes we don't get what we "want", but what we
    "need"... & i totally agree with you... when one door closes
    anotha definitely opens!!

    & i am a firm believer in the saying "Nothing Before It's Time".

    keep your head up!... cause what the Lord has for You...
    is for You. & when it is tyme for you to have it... nothing
    & no one will be able to stop the blessing!!

    keep doin' your thing sweetie! it's their loss!! :wink:
    (you know what to do if you wanna talk!)

    AlwaysLove.
    SunShyne~
     
  4. wildflower7

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    oh i'm so sorry for you sweety. and you're right, get up and try again. there are many stumbling blocks on the way to success and more road than one that you can take to your destiny. and you always make it to your goal when you let God direct your course. stay strong and keep your head up.
    -7 :spinstar:
     
  5. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Love and support

    You guys!!!! You don't know how you've added to my already lifted spirits!

    :heart: you all and thank you! My next search? Traditional W Afrikan dance in Atlanta, NYC, DC and (Detroit??? :p) There may even be an opportunity for me in Minneapolis!! I hope to know something today.

    Keep praying for me!!!:angel1:
     
  6. shaneak

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    You'll be fine....

    In my reading i find you as a strong and highly detetrmined young black woman and i strongly believe that you will get there one day soon. And it will all be to your liking and your terms. In the applying to... you took control of life. In reaction to the rejection you learned what is wanted and wanted is needed and what you are willing to do. Now you know the direction. Good luck in Journey ahead. If I hear anything about afrikan dancing...I'll be sure to give you a mail!!!! ;)
     
  7. MzNappi

    MzNappi Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    sometimes what we want isn t what we need

    your blessing is waiting

    just kep on living

    peaceNprosperity
     
  8. Destee

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    Hey Sweetie !!!! :wave:

    So glad to see you smiling and encouraged ... determined to succeed in spite of obstacles ... for there will ALWAYS BE OBSTACLES! ... my heart is rejoicing in the blessings yet to come for you ... you know why???? Because your bright and shining spirit is the evidence ... your faith in you (God) ... your belief that you can do it ...

    i did a search on yahoo.com for: "Traditional+West+African+Dance"
    and it brought back 109 sites. Here's the link:

    http://google.yahoo.com/bin/query?p="Traditional+West+African+Dance"&hc=0&hs=0

    Who knows?????
    God knows.

    :heart:

    Destee
     
  9. Da Street So'ja

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    afridancr

    success doesn't come without disappointments, take this let down as inspiration to try harder on your next audition and try to find out what exactly they are looking for. i KNOW you will make it, you're too strong to give up

    Peace From Da Street

    ya the So'ja is back
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  10. Heartbeat

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    Ditto MzNappi ...Keep on dancing!!!

    BE
     
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