"Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity."
Today was my first day off in ages and ages and ages. As usual, it's been a busy semester full of classes, work (I got some extra hours this week! Woo hoo!), and rehearsals which I love! However it can sometimes be a little exhausting. For example, here is my typical Monday:
7:00 am, I drag myself out of bed and into clean clothes, etc. Grab my bags and books and stumble off to. . .
8:00 am Pedagogy class which goes until
9:30 am at which point I go to job #1 in Advising. I file, make appointments, take messages, and otherwise hold down the front desk until
10:50 when my voice lesson starts. Voice ends just in time for me to get to
11:30 Modern 6
1:00 lunch with my roommate
1:30 twenty minutes at the gym before
1:50 Dramatic Literature, which is only an hour long so I get out by 2:50 giving me exactly enough time to go to
3:00 Physical Therapy for an hour and fifteen minutes, getting me out at 4:15 so by
4:40 I'm in Jazz 6 which ends at 6:10, which is convenient since
6:15 is when Hairspray rehearsal starts, which runs until 10:30
10:45 back in my room to start homework which takes me until 12:30ish to complete and call Boyfriend.
Then it's off to bed by 1ish, so I can get up, rinse, and repeat. The classes change, the length of time at the gym changes (someday I get in almost an hour!) but thats about it. It's a busy and fulfilling life, to be sure. I love it. Which is why today, on my first day off, I spent it making sure I could continue living almost the exact same way. I edited my resume and started sending off copies of my headshot, (adjusted) resume, and contact information to local theaters/playhouses/summer stock companies. I researched different performance venues and internships - all of which is work I should have done ages ago, but couldn't because of this stupid hip injury. I didn't know when or if I'd be ok enough to rehearse/perform this summer. If I'm lucky, though, I'll get some performances and some additional work to go along with my day job!
Cross you fingers, blogging world - I'm looking for my lucky break, so I'm trying to be prepared. How do you spend your days off?