you were only waiting for this moment to arise.

you were only waiting for this moment to arise.

Maestro made the comment that “it’s like you’re trying to hit a target on the wall, but it’s so small, it’s just a dot. And you’re licking gummi bears and throwing them at the wall, trying to get them to stick to the dot. You just have to keep licking gummi bears.”  He was very proud of this metaphor. (Nerd.)

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but together, you and I will laugh at last night someday.

but together, you and I will laugh at last night someday.

Dear casting directors of the world: even a form letter, I swear, would go a long way.

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every cadenza delights, every cadence floats.

every cadenza delights, every cadence floats.

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So you know, other than the fact that I’m a ridiculous and sometimes embarrassing human being, that audition went well.

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will wonders never cease?

will wonders never cease?

 (…I’m an actress, not an English teacher, what do you want from me? Correct sentence structure?)  

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getting so much better all the time.

getting so much better all the time.

One of the things that’s dawned on me lately is the futility of angsting over anything that I can’t change or do anything about.

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20 years from now
  • voice students: oooh, oooh, Mr. Turner, Mr. Turner!
  • me: yes?
  • voice students: i know this off-track but, how does one write the purrfect opera???
  • me: listen carefully and i shall reveal the secret
  • voice students: *baited breath*
  • me: dying sopranos. douchebag tenors. awkward baritones. assassinations. mezzo witches or mezzos in pants. throw in a bass for good measure. everybody dies. everybody cries. the end.
  • voice students: OMG THAT WAS SO BEAUTIFUL!!!!!

I have loved Sarah since I first tortured her with the iron [X]

mythosidhe:

Behold the perfection that is La Luna era Sarah Brightman.  Goddess is an understatement.  

lightspeedsound:

If you don’t believe Isabella Rossallini is flawless then I don’t want to be friends with you.

PS: this is from an amazing documentary on HBOGo called “About Face: Supermodels then and Now” and honestly there are some amazing things being said about diversity and body image and oh god Beverly Johnson and Bethann Hardison talking about the whiteness and Paulina Porizkova talking about communism and ugh feels.

PS: apparently it is impossible to take a random awkward screenshot of isabella rossalini and I fucking tried I tell you