One of our lovely "Copa" girls is writing about the trials and tribulations of not only getting to grips with what it takes to be a "Copa" Girl, but also how to cope with adding 4" silver heels to the mix.
This is the first of, what we hope, will be a regular entry until show week!
Over to our mystery "Copa" Girl...
It’s the second week of February & dance rehearsals are well under way.
Trying to remember the steps while not forgetting the words is a normal challenge in any show, but with this one the Showgirls also have to “Copa” with doing it in sky-scraper sparkly silver heels (see pic)!
They make your legs look great on stage, but as I’m 5’7”, I never wear heels this high, so I’ve had to learn to walk in them first!
I’m now a familiar sight tottering around the office as I try to break them in.
If I take the shoes off to give my pins a rest (calf-ache & foot-ache set in after a while) I get asked where they are & I’ve even sold tickets to “Copa” as a result of my efforts!
Next step: succeeding in keeping them on while doing a spin turn. Watch this space... (Editor "Oh, we will!")
Update 11th February 2013
I’m not wearing the shoes today!
Yesterday’s 4 ½ hour dance rehearsal has left me with achy feet, legs & back. Just the thought of wearing them today makes me wince..
Copacabana starts 5 weeks tonight!!!
Harpenden Public Halls, 18-23 March.
Tickets are on sale NOW:
Telephone: 07817 331150