II-"Trying for the Stage" - Unsigned - New York World

II-"Trying for the Stage" - Unsigned - New York World

How a Young Woman Finally Became a Chorus Girl; Discharged after One Week

by: Unsigned | publication date: March 16, 1890 | Publication: New York World | pages: 23

". . .We were hired on the first night and by the saturday matinee there were only fifteen or twenty people to are on. . ."

A journalist who had wanted to be a dancer her whole life finally landed a job but was let go a week later.

Public domain.