This demo is about a student named Bradley who had a really bad week. Click below to hear his story.
Hey, how are you doing? My name is Bradley Everett and I’m a senior at State Bridge School of Performing Arts. I enjoy anything that has to do with being in front of the camera. Whether it is photography, broadcasting, or acting, I do it all. At my school, we have a broadcast operations team. Man, I want to be a part of the team so badly. Next month, the team is having auditions for on-air personalities. I really want to sign up, but there is one major issue that has me hesitating to audition. Can I talk to you about it?
Thanks! Ever since I started high school, I have been under a lot of stress. Having to deal with my parents, divorce, homework, college applications, this after school job, and my girlfriend…its all just becoming a bit too much for me to handle. All this stress has really taken a toll on my body, especially my face. It has caused bad breakouts all over my face and neck. My classmates have even started to make fun of me. They call me all kinds of names like, “Pizza Face”, and “Rocky Road”. The jokes make me feel ugly. I can’t even look in the mirror without thinking about how disgusting these pimples look. Ugh, can you please help me? I really want to be an on-air personality, but they will never accept me looking like this.
Why did I listen to you? I was up all night popping the pimples on my face and now just look at me. My face looks worse. The pimples I popped turned into big, ugly scars. So now, on top of having a face full of bumps, I have blackheads and scars, too. Forget trying to audition as a personality, I don’t even want to go to class looking like this. I can just imagine the things that my classmates are going to say. Thanks so much for the crappy advice.
This was absolutely the worst idea you’ve ever had. Why did I take your advice and try to cover up my bumps with make up? The makeup did nothing more than just irritate my face causing the breakouts to get even worse. Plus, my classmates have started teasing me about wearing the make up since they’ve noticed. They said that I look like a girl. They even call me, “Cover Girl” and sing that Easy, Breezy, Beautiful Cover Girl jingle. Ugh! Everyone on the broadcast operations team knows who I am now. I didn’t have the courage to audition before, and I sure don’t have it now. Why did I even ask you?!
I really appreciate the talk we had. You reminded me that my talents are greater than any acne. Besides, everyone at some point in time gets it, so it’s nothing I should be ashamed of. You know, I signed up for the auditions and I feel confident that I’m going to knock it out the park. Without you, I don’t know what I would have done. I’m so glad I talked to you about my problem. You gave me the confidence I needed to pursue my passion. Thank you so much, friend!
At first, I didn’t believe the commercials about the facial cleanser you suggested, but I took your advice, tried it, and it really worked! My acne has started clearing up fast. By this time next month, it will be all gone and my face will be perfect for the audition. Man, I am not able to thank you enough for telling me about this facial cleaner. Because of you, my skin is clear, I don’t get teased anymore, and I feel confident that I’ll become part of the broadcasting team. Whenever I have a problem, I am definitely coming to you to talk about it. You give excellent advice! Thanks again!