What I’ve Learned from Marquee | Kayla Kushnir

Sheryl Thomas
September 29, 2021
what I learned from Marquee Kayla Kushnir

It isn’t hard, thinking about what I’ve learned being at Marquee.

I could go on and on about the aspects of musical theatre that I’ve learned over the past 8 years; but none of that is important.

Respect. Confidence. Resilience.

I have learned how to be humble, I have learned to appreciate and be grateful for the things I have taken for granted in the past.

I have learned that it is not always about what you have, but rather what you can give. Sometimes a compliment can go a long way. A smile, a “woah, that was so good”, a high-five.

I have learned that this is a team sport. It isn’t about who can act the best, or sing the highest notes, or do the splits. It is what we can achieve together, rather than apart.

Each component is crucial to the final product.  Each performer is valuable in their own way and the job is not done without everyone at their best. And the thing is, everyone wants to do their best. The thrill of performing on-stage is incomparable and all doubts, fears, and flaws fall away, as if they were never there to begin with.

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