You all know by now that I do things for fun, right? Well, what could be more fun than acting in a sci-fi comedy?! That’s exactly what I did in Wylie with an organization called Wylie Acting Group. Wylie is one of the three ‘Triangle Towns’ as I call them, in the suburbs of Dallas. There were tons of other kids, even at auditions! Not knowing anyone there, I sat by myself, but it got so crowded that there was someone on each side of me! I quickly became friends with a girl named Paige. She is very nice.
The play was called Star Warped, a play that blended together a mix of sci-fis and, in a way, made fun of them. I got the roles of Scooty and Dr. McJoy. Scooty, which were based on Scotty and Dr. McCoy, from Star Trek.. Almost everyone at the auditions got roles. However, some kids didn’t. We practiced throughout late January through most of February. On February 24, we had our first of six performances. It went amazing. I felt so proud and happy to be doing my first play enjoyed by people of all ages. After that, we had five more performances on February 25, March 3, and March 4. I feel I did very well. The best part about it? I had fun. Lots and lots of fun.
Check out the clip of my scene:
Curtain call with most of the cast after a performance
Grandpa Bill came all the way from Houston to watch the play!
Motorcycle Grandpa also came all the way from Houston to watch the play!
My friend Lexi, mom and me
Some of the other actors and the after party at Dairy Queen.
I was woken up. The mass was about to start. A little grumpy, I was surprised that the mass was in English. I was told that it was going to be in Malayalam. The Malayalam songs were cool. I liked them.
The next morning, I woke up, and unwrapped our presents from Santa. I got a book and some Uno cards. There was candy all over the table, and our socks with different sizes, which we were using as stockings, were all filled with the same amount of candy. I gave our extra candy to the people working at the hotel. I felt so good! It was an action that filled me with joy. I also felt relieved that I had been freed of longing for things.
Then we tried to get to the mall. It took a while to get there, but we did. We booked our seats for the Star Wars movie. We had a little time, so we went to Sparky’s family fun park upstairs. It was very interesting. One side was an indoor amusement park! The other was an arcade. I spent my time in the arcade. Then we had lunch at the KFC nearby. Afterwards, we spent time walking around the mall. I was bored to death. Then we went to the movie theater. We had to wait 45 minutes for the movie to start, but I’m glad we did. The movie was really good. So was the Christmas!