Background: I'm doing a circus aerial intensive program right now and have a small part in an upcoming show.

So I recently got split cast to be a part of an additional scene in the show, which I was really excited about. I know that I wasn't among the top choices to be in the piece, but I studied the choreo even though I didn't think I was going to be in because I really wanted to be in it.

At rehearsal yesterday, my producer / instructor said "I didn't think either of you could do it. I didn't you (person who I'm sharing the part with) were strong enough, and I didn't think your (meaning me) lines were good enough." I guess that implies that we proved her wrong, but I'm feeling kind of bummed out about it.

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Because the truth is my lines AREN'T good enough really, and probably will never be as good as many of the people who I train with who have been dancing their whole lives. Normally I don't bother to compare, but now I kind of feel like what's the point of even trying? And I'm envious of people who have lines but don't have strength, because I think that's way easier to build. I just think I'll never be good "enough."

Blergh. I know, what is "enough," we all have our strength and weaknesses, blah blah blah. And I'm probably just tired from a long rehearsal last night and a long rehearsal tonight...but...discouraged nonetheless. :(

Consolation gifs please?