Common Ap Example Essays

Submitted By audreygranjon2
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Theatre has always played a really important role in my life. I always had this immense passion and first took acting classes as a young child. The first day on stage, I was paralyzed by fear, looking straight ahead, not knowing what to expect. I closed my eyes to gather myself, my heart was beating, agonized by what could happen. But very quickly and suddenly, it was as though a beam of light made its way through the darkness and crashed at my feet. All of my anxiety went away and I began to embody my character and becoming somebody else. Thanks to my school, we had the chance to perform in Paris' "Opera" Garnier, one of the oldest and most beautiful buildings in Paris. The most amazing acting experience that I ever had was while rehearsing for Moliere's "Malade Imaginaire." I must say that it was one of the most exciting periods in my life.

Recently, I had an incredible dream which found me back in the grand costume room of the Opera Garnier. I entered slowly. At first, everything was dark but as I was pushing the door, an illuminating light was coming in. I was a little panicked at first, but curious by nature as I am, I started to look at all of them and found that some of them brought me back to important moments in my life. First, I came upon a costume which looked like the one from an old Western movie like "Il etait une fois dans l'Ouest (Once Upon a Time in the West)." This was a work that I used to watch on a Saturday night with my family as we ate tomato pasta together.
With this costume I was transported back to those precious moments I had with my family and I could taste the delicious pasta in my mouth.

Moving on down the aisles of costumes, my attention then focused…