Задание 11



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My Stage


My family moved to Rockaway, New Jersey in the summer of 1978. It was there that my dreams of stardom began.


I was nine years old. Heather Lambrix lived next door, and she and I became best friends. I thought she was so lucky (A) ______. She took tap and jazz and got to wear cool costumes with bright sequences and makeup and perform on stage. I went to all of her recitals and (В) ______.


My living room and sometimes the garage were my stage. I belonged to a cast of four, which consisted of Heather, my two younger sisters, Lisa and Faith, and I. Since I was the oldest and the bossiest, I was the director. Heather came with her own costumes (С) ______. We choreographed most of our dance numbers as we went along. Poor Faith … we would throw her around (D) ______. She was only about four or five … and so agile. We danced around in our bathing suits to audiocassettes and records from all the Broadway musicals. We’d put a small piece of plywood on the living room carpet, (E) ______. And I would imitate her in my sneakers on the linoleum in the hall. I was a dancer in the making.


My dad eventually converted a part of our basement into a small theater. He hung two “spotlights” and a sheet for a curtain. We performed dance numbers to tunes like “One” and “The Music and the Mirror” from A Chorus Line. I sang all the songs from Annie. I loved to sing, (F) ______. I just loved to sing. So I belted out songs like “Tomorrow”, “Maybe” and “What I Did For Love.” I knew then, this is what I wanted to do with my life.



  1. and I designed the rest
  2. and I was star struck
  3. because she got to go to dance lessons
  4. like she was a rag doll
  5. whether I was good at it or not
  6. wished I, too, could be on stage
  7. so Heather could do her tap routine






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