When I was Puerto Rican By: Nayellie

When I was Puerto Rican By: Nayellie

Storyboard Text

  • EXPOSITION
  • I don't want to go live in Brooklyn
  • Everything will be fine
  • RISING ACTION
  • Are you the new student Esmeralda Santiago?
  • Yes, it's me
  • RISING ACTION(CONT)
  • When shopping for your audition dress, look for something very simple in dark colors
  • We don't have the time to analyze every word, just make sure you pronounce them correctly
  • Esmeralda and her family travel to Brooklyn. Leaving his life in Puerto Rico behind. This is due to it's economic situation.
  • CLIMAX
  • Esmeralda arrives at her new school in Brooklyn. She is placed in a group for students with disabilities, for not knowing English.
  • FALLING ACTION
  • They will do a pantomime. They are both sisters decorating a Christmas tree
  • Esmeralda tells her counselor that she wants to be a model. She is prepared for her audition at Performing Arts.
  • RESOLUTION
  • OMG! Really? Thank you..
  • Congratulations Esmeralda! They accepted you into Performing Arts
  • It's time to audition. Esmeralda gets very nervous and does not go as she had practiced in the audition.
  • ''Why don't you let us hear your monologue now?''
  • The judges give it another chance. He has to do a pantomime with another girl who is auditioning. In which they have to imagine that they are putting together a Christmas tree.
  • The days passed after his audition. Esmeralda learns that she was admitted to Performing Arts.
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