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Book details
  • Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SubGenre:Women
  • Language:English
  • Pages:250
  • eBook ISBN:9781618426277

Rockettes, Rockstars and Rockbottom

by Keltie Colleen

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Overview
After a foreword from Tony award winning director and choreographer, Jerry Mitchell, Keltie Colleen introduces herself - an average, everyday sort of girl from an average town with average parents. Ever since she can remember, she wanted to be a dancer. Throughout Rockettes, Rockstars and Rockbottom, we watch Keltie move to New York City and follow her dreams. She struggle...moreAfter a foreword from Tony award winning director and choreographer, Jerry Mitchell, Keltie Colleen introduces herself - an average, everyday sort of girl from an average town with average parents. Ever since she can remember, she wanted to be a dancer. Throughout Rockettes, Rockstars and Rockbottom, we watch Keltie move to New York City and follow her dreams. She struggles and overcomes incredible odds to be invited into the world's premier dance company, The Radio City Rockettes. All of her dreams come true just as she falls madly in love for the first time with her complete opposite: a long-haired, whisky-drinking, rockstar. Keltie takes us on an adventure complete with painful missteps on her path to finding love, dealing with loss and working as a performer in the entertainment industry. When rockstar number one breaks her heart, Keltie replaces him with a long-haired, skinny jean wearing clone. And when that relationship ends, she finds herself dancing on the MTV Video Music Award stage making love eyes at her next skinny jean wearing future boyfriend, whose face in the coming months would taunt her from the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. Keltie hits rockbottom after finding out that rockstar number three had not only been touring all over the world, but touring the beds of various women. Left in a state of disbelief, she vows to break her addiction to emotionally unavailable men in skinny jeans. She does what any women does when her heart is broken: she cries, stops eating and is sure her life is over. Keltie walks us through the steps of healing heartbreak and finding yourself after your identity is stolen by someone else's heart. Her ability to be honest to herself and then share that with the world is not only incredibly brave, but inspiring. Charmingly awkward, her resiliency, determination and love of life are truly something to aspire to. It's the one story we want to hear again and again, a love story with a happy ending.
Description
After a foreword from Tony award winning director and choreographer, Jerry Mitchell, Keltie Colleen introduces herself - an average, everyday sort of girl from an average town with average parents. Ever since she can remember, she wanted to be a dancer. Throughout Rockettes, Rockstars and Rockbottom, we watch Keltie move to New York City and follow her dreams. She struggle...moreAfter a foreword from Tony award winning director and choreographer, Jerry Mitchell, Keltie Colleen introduces herself - an average, everyday sort of girl from an average town with average parents. Ever since she can remember, she wanted to be a dancer. Throughout Rockettes, Rockstars and Rockbottom, we watch Keltie move to New York City and follow her dreams. She struggles and overcomes incredible odds to be invited into the world's premier dance company, The Radio City Rockettes. All of her dreams come true just as she falls madly in love for the first time with her complete opposite: a long-haired, whisky-drinking, rockstar. Keltie takes us on an adventure complete with painful missteps on her path to finding love, dealing with loss and working as a performer in the entertainment industry. When rockstar number one breaks her heart, Keltie replaces him with a long-haired, skinny jean wearing clone. And when that relationship ends, she finds herself dancing on the MTV Video Music Award stage making love eyes at her next skinny jean wearing future boyfriend, whose face in the coming months would taunt her from the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. Keltie hits rockbottom after finding out that rockstar number three had not only been touring all over the world, but touring the beds of various women. Left in a state of disbelief, she vows to break her addiction to emotionally unavailable men in skinny jeans. She does what any women does when her heart is broken: she cries, stops eating and is sure her life is over. Keltie walks us through the steps of healing heartbreak and finding yourself after your identity is stolen by someone else's heart. Her ability to be honest to herself and then share that with the world is not only incredibly brave, but inspiring. Charmingly awkward, her resiliency, determination and love of life are truly something to aspire to. It's the one story we want to hear again and again, a love story with a happy ending.
About the author
Keltie Colleen is a quirky Canadian from Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada. She is a ballet school graduate turned music nerd who spends her free time going to concerts, finding new music and singing loudly in the shower. After several years dancing for the Radio City Rockettes, she has expanded her career to encompass TV show hosting, her own clothing line, and most recently -- a best-selling book. Keltie is living proof that with a little hard work and dedication dreams do come true. Known for Footloose (due out 2011), Billboard Music Awards, MTV VMA's, Fashion Rocks, Saturday Night Live, Disney's Enchanted and her work with Patrick Dempsey, Amy Adams, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Ben Stiller, Tina Fey, Christina Perri, Kanye West, Luis Miguel, John Legend, Andre 3000, Miranda Cosgrove, Panic at the Disco, Fergie, Kellie Pickler, Sean-Paul, LL Cool J, Enrique Iglesias, Mel B, Holly Madison and The Editors. Keltie got her start in TV when hosting the music news for LiveNation, and whether it is on the carpets of "The Voice" or "So You Think You Can Dance", she always draws attention using her quick-wit and lovable charm. She is an accomplished blogger writing about her love of music, fashion, relationships with popular blogs on Blogspot and BuzzMedia. She is the music Insider for Insider.com. She has an enormous following, and it's no surprise. Her main thrust, philanthropically is teen suicide prevention and outreach for cutting, depression and for developing self esteem. Proceeds from her book will go in part to the teen charity "To Write Love On Her Arms".
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