This past summer I learned so much, I can’t even begin to explain it. I met plenty of new amazing people. I learned how to work as a group and get the job done without complaining or being bothered by the size of the task at hand. I learned how to respond with “Ok–Let’s get to it.”
Free Street’s process is a way to free your mind and let your true self come out, even if you don’t know who that true self is. Outside of Free Street, it’s helped me tons in expressing myself and being less afraid of judgement.
This fall, I’m really excited about the new people and the concept of revolution as our topic because this past year has been revolution filled all over the world.
Leah Otto is 16 years old, attends Jones College Prep and is a returning ensemble member this fall.
Portrait by Anna Sodziak, Summer 2011