We are open and not soon enough. I am beat and just want to sleep. So happy show is up and running it takes off a lot of stress. It was a small house last night but enough to give the dancers a sense of an audience which is what they needed. We had a bunch of memorable snafu's, but all in all everyone was laughing most of the time. We of course had to make a few last minute changes that added to the drama. Our stage manager has obviously not run a dance production before and was having some trouble, but she will get the hang of things I think. If not she will get voted off the island I am afraid.
Parents were very helpful and we had lots of help, mostly because daughter had a meltdown fit on stage during dress rehearsal. Oh living and working with artists, is not always pretty. Mother Ginger about killed me, my legs were shaking when I was lifted of my platform. You know how your muscles start to shake when you have done way too much?. And of course the stage is 2 flights of stairs up from the dressing rooms, then the theater entrance is 2 floors down from that. If you want to get up to the back stage dressing room it is up a flight of stairs. So if I was to get from the theater audience level up to say the ballet Mistress dressing room I was running 5 flights of stairs. Yikes I am not sore today but my mouth is covered with cold sores inside, so I must have been pretty stressed last night.
I have a dental appointment this morning to get my teeth cleaned, fun. I must come home and finish my list from yesterday. Then I am open my pig bank. So today's list is shorter but I am also a little more worn out.
1. straighten upstairs
2. start a stew in my Judy (why does that always sound so bad?)
3. Clean, dust and vacuum downstairs.
4. clean shop
5. Make snow Queens, arm ruffles (she don't tell I forgot these no one noticed)
6. Clean and straighten fridge
7. Continue with laundry started yesterday
8. Open my PIG!
On your mark get set....... snore