Monday, December 17, 2012
It's official, there will be a Wasatch Junior High Dance Company next year! As excited as I am to be the advisor and help these girls with their technique and performance, I am very sad. I am sad for these sweet girls who I had to give rejection letters to. I did not expect this to be so hard. We had auditions on Friday, and the entire weekend I kept seeing the faces of the cute girls that didn't make the cut. I know some of them, I know how hard they work, and I know how nice they are. I have been on both sides of the cut before, so I know how they are feeling right now. It breaks my heart. The last thing I want to do is to have these dancers doubt themselves. This is such a bittersweet experience. I had to fight back tears when I was handing out the letters. Maybe I shouldn't care so much, but I don't know how. I try to keep thinking of next year and the super talented group of 30 I have in the Dance Company. But as of right now, I can't help but mourn a little.