A few months ago, my partner-in-crime and I had the brilliant idea to expand our little act into a full blown company. The Lady Hoofers held auditions in October, our first rehearsal in November and our first performance yesterday.
I was so stressed out on Saturday night that I could barely sleep. It’s one thing to perform; it’s quite another to orchestrate an entire performance: the floor, the sound system, the promotional materials, the dancers, the costumes, the program order and so on and so forth.
But I should have known. We’ve got some truly amazing ladies on board now and between our dancers and our roadies (parents, best friends, husbands and boyfriends) the show went off without a hitch.
We performed five sets over the course of four hours. My knees aren’t very happy with me right now and I’m pretty sure I’m now dying of the plague but I consider these things a small price to pay in exchange for the following: