Friday, May 29, 2009

Dress Rehearsal: Where and when all the sewing was deemed totally worth it.

Jump. Shake, shake. Jump. Shake, shake.

My boy's favorite part because he gets to shake his little booty and the crowd goes wild. Dress rehearsal went well. The boy discovered that he likes being on stage. The girl has loved the stage for years now. My silly shy children think dancing in front of a bunch of strangers is fun. The recitals actually are a lot of fun. I love when we get to this part where the parents' few jobs consist of arriving on time and watching. And sitting. It is finally a time we 'have' to sit for a few hours with live entertainment. Nothing wrong with that.

This isn't the best picture ever of the kids, but I like how I accidently caught the silhouette of their dance instructor watching them from in front of the stage. It sort of makes it look like the kids are on a movie screen. Or that one show where the cartoon silhouette guys used to make fun of cheesy movies. What was that show? Uggg... that is going to bug me until I remember.

Yes, my kids' hair could look better. Gone are the days of having one little girl in one little dance. I used to curl her hair and do make-up for every rehearsal. Ha! With two kids and two dances I call it successful if we get there on time with only one costume piece missing. This time it was the girl's hair ribbon thingy for her ballet dance. Who needs hair ribbons, right? Don't worry, I'll girl her up properly tomorrow night. But alas, it will be sans ribbon, I am afraid. I still can't find it.

I forgot to take pictures of my girl's ballet dance. Shhhh... don't tell her. I'll take some tomorrow at the actual show. Her ballet dance was toward the end and I was getting a little spacey by then. Speaking of spacey... I'd better head off to bed. An early rehearsal tomorrow morning, then a short afternoon before the big show. That is a lot of sitting to do. I must rest up!


cousin Deb said...

They look so cute!

Critter's critters said...

Yay!! I can't wait!!

Mommylion said...

Thanks! All went well. Now we are all so tired that a regular work week actually sounds restful. :)

Anonymous said...

These are GREAT! (and their hair looks fine. Really!)