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Character Heels


Question Posted Tuesday August 2 2005, 7:07 pm

For a musical I am doing with a lot of dancing, I need to wear character heels. My parents are "opposed" for some reason against my character heels because they think it's a health problem for me, even though the heel is only one inch and the whole thing is built for dancing in. They want to buy me other shoes, but I need to wear my character heels! What can I do to convince them? They are CONVINCED that their way of thinking is right without listening to me, too.

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0xjennaxheartx0 answered Sunday August 7 2005, 2:02 am:
have your teacher talk to your parents about the character heels. if another adult who is responsible tells your parents that they need to buy you the character shoes, your parents will probably will buy you them.

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kaka6 answered Friday August 5 2005, 2:00 am:
sit them down and tell them just that and if they don't say mom dad listen to me I listened to you now please listen to me tem then show the shoes maybe that will help

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Helpful answered Thursday August 4 2005, 4:44 pm:
It sounds like your parents know or think they know what they're talking about. Just tell them that if you got hurt or whatever they're afraid of, it would be your fault and you would deal with it.

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karenR answered Wednesday August 3 2005, 9:30 am:
I know what they are concerned about. Tell them that you will only be wearing them during the musical and that injuries/health problems occur in those who wear them all the time, and not occasional wear. :)

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ballerina04 answered Tuesday August 2 2005, 8:24 pm:
Exactly, they are made for dancing. I've personally used them before for a whole act of dancing (ballet), and nothing bad has happened. If there is some sort of review you can find in a dance magazine or something, show them that to reassure them.
Tell them your director said that you have to wear them, and that you'll be as careful as possible in them as you can be. Good luck! If you need any more help, feel free to send me something.

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LoveNJstyle answered Tuesday August 2 2005, 8:22 pm:
if one of your friends has an extra pair and has the same shoe size, you can borrow theirs. im sure someone in the cast has some that could work. but thats only if you dont try reasoning with them first. break a leg, lol! <3

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Teen_Guru answered Tuesday August 2 2005, 7:58 pm:
It this case tell them that the director will not allow anything else. If that doesn't work get a note from your director stating that you need them. I hope this helps let me know if I did.

~Teen Guru~

P.S. as we say in the theater, “Break a Leg”

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Michelley answered Tuesday August 2 2005, 7:16 pm:
talked to whoevers in charge of the musical and get them to tell your parents its 100% unexceptable to wear anything but the heels. tell your parents it'll only be for a couple hours and you'll look out of place without them cuz everyone else will be wearing them
=) HoPe I HeLpEd!

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