Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Recital 2012: Salute to Broadway and Movie Musicals

Every year, I swear this is going to be the last recital. My recital, which lasts about an hour and a half, takes hours upon hours to get ready. This year particularly burned me out. There is a lot going on in my life right now (to say the very least), so it was tricky. However, I think it was the best yet.

It was "Salute to Broadway and Movie Musicals"
My first piece meshed all my teens into a medley of Broadway music through time. Very, very fun. I will try to post that dance sometime.

 Castle on a Cloud (from Les Miz)

 Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Wizard of Oz)

I Whistle a Happy Tune (King and I)

 Singin' in the Rain

 Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile (Annie)

 Circle of Life (Lion King)

 Ease on Down the Road (The Wiz)
 I Wanna Be Like You (The Jungle Book)

 Life's a Happy Song (The Muppets).....there is my sweet Emi

 Let's Go Fly a Kite (Mary Poppins)....the poor girl in the sling had a broken collar bone. She walked carefully in for the bow.

 Defying Gravity (Wicked)

 Star Wars....a total crowd favorite
 ....and the best part, Parker got to participate in the show as Darth Vader. He stole the show.

 You'll Be in My Heart (from Tarzan)

 Fabulous (High School Musical 2) There is Emi again.

 We're All in this Together (High School Musical)

 Ordinary Miracle (Charlotte's Web)

 and yes...even the teachers. "One" from A Chorus Line

 Footloose (the new country version...yee-haw)

 You Can't Stop the Beat (Hairspray)

 Every year I feel like recital is going to look like this....crazy and confusing.

 But is somehow comes together to turn out like this......I don't understand how that happens!

 It was my 10th anniversary recital. Hard to believe I've done this that long. I guess it won't be my last, that is why I have summer to regroup. 

Happy girls (Emi and friend Jade)


Monika said...

It was a FABULOUS recital and YOU are AMAZING!!!! We are so lucky yo have you and all your talent right here within walking distance!!

Lindsay said...

Gosh Liz! I was pretty sure you burned out on this kinda performance after we did you in back in '99! Very impressive! You go! It is sort of a dream of mine to be able to dance again, so count yourself lucky! Or just count yourself done, and go take a nap!