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... s great. Lets put it in the show!". The distance between being able to do something well in practice and being able to do it well in performance is not tremendous, but it is definitely a gap that must be bridged. When flying in practice, there is ample of time to compose yourself and really think about what you are going to do. Additionally, there is great difference in the pressure to succeed as it relates to whether or not you miss the trick.
... this city and next is three weeks. Usually it is two. Since I haven't seen my family (except on Skype) for four months now, I am eager to take this chance to do so! Hopefully I'll get to spend some time with a good many of my friends as well!!
Lastly, for fun, I put together a short video showing a bit of what my traveling city looks like. Clearly, I will never have a career as a videographer but I hope you enjoy it anyway.
... rooms, they didn't just change the sheets.
They straightened our things, and even took loose change and arranged it by
The sense of space and arrangement is very prominat here. I was speaking to
one of the translators and he told me about how everyone had their own
potted plants or small garden because how cramped the city is, and how that
is how they keep a sense of nature.
Today we will be doing a washi workshop and the sumi ...
... much. He often stopped me from overworking as well.
After that we went out to eat at a place that people from Tokyo go to when they are in Kiryu because the noodles there are one of a kind in Japan. The noodles are flat, about 18 in long, and 6 inches across. They were created to reflect the textile industry of Kiryu.
Early to bed last night, to readjust. I was able to get about 8 hours of sleep, so I feel much better.
... called a "twelve pack", four days of three shows each. It was work. A two week break from performing affords two things. One, the body rests and heals. Two, the gears get a bit rusty and have to be oiled up a to get back to top performance condition. That being the case, jumping into a heavy schedule is rough. Not impossible, but not particularly comfortable as far as all the moving parts are concerned. Adding to the pressure, a few days in our lead male ...
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