My family and I are the last people to ask for money, but when I surprisingly heard back from my dream school, American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in NYC, a few weeks following my auditon, I couldn't believe my life. Although sheer excitement set in, the worry of how we were going to afford it followed. My hardworking parents had saved up for 18 years using Florida Pre-paid, however that is primarily for Florida schools, and AMDA or any other out-of-state school doesn't accept that for payment. Musical Theatre is my life. I have performed in theatre since I was a little girl, designing and making my own costumes and doing my own makeup, and this is what I want to do for the rest of my life. Nothing can compare to the feeling as I perform. I WILL NOT give up this opportunity because I can't afford it. I wouldn't let my family down if I got this fantastic chance to go to my dream school. I put my heart out on the stage and I will put my heart into this school.
I know $40,000 is a lot of money, (trust me I know...), but any donation will help. I will upload more photos and videos of me performing to share with you all. Follow me on Instagram for updates and my crazy outfits @spiffyciara