As for me, I remember this was right before the recital started. I was the second or third one on the bill which was great.Betty Mae's recitals were all night, glorious affairs. Anyway, those first few numbers the dancers all stood on stage, in a farm setting. I got to hold the baton for this twirler, until she was ready to take it. I think she could have been in high school. When she took it from my hand, she said "Thank you" to me. I felt so special! :)
My routine was a tap sensation called "Ol McDonald Had Some Jazz". Hold back your applause. :) If I remember right, I got chicken pox after this recital. What a way to spend some of my summer vacation from school!
So I smile at this long, long ago Friday night memory. Trust me, Ed Sullivan did NOT tear our door down to get me to appear on his show!
Dance to dream...always.