Madonna

Life Adversity

Ashley Callahan

Another Cinderella Story?

  • At 5 years old her mother passed away from cancer
  • Her and sibling stayed with many relatives for a while
  • Housekeeper married father becoming stepmother
  • Her stepmother described as the one from Cinderella
  • She could not wait to escape or move away

Picture Credits

1.https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/7e/13/6d/7e136d062c86547f51ca387d79a57f08.jpg

2.http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-wtjscfkVbmM/UFc5-ZHosII/AAAAAAAAEj8/BJGvEgZo1Ws/s1600/Madonna_childhood_pictures-%7B4%7D.jpg

3.https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/c1/1f/7a/c11f7ac41d7dfcf90c19494d70779fb8.jpg

A Dream in Process........

  • Madonna left home as teenager and moved to NYC
  • Only had a bag of clothing, and 200 dollars
  • Lived with a stranger she meet first day in NYC for a period of time
  • Studied dance at Alvin Ailey Dance theater
  • Was living on a shoe string budget
  • Tried to hold a job but was fired because of her rudeness
  • She ended up modeling for a period of time
  • Later realized that dancing would not further career, took up singing and acting
  • She was in the band Breakfast Club, Emmy, Millionaires
  • Faced online criticism

The Push through Adversity

  • Tight Budget-multiple jobs, modeling
  • Online Criticism-used it to improve herself
  • Passing Mother-drove her to express herself in dancing, singing, and acting

Accomplishments from Adversity

  • Successful female pop performer
  • Actress-starred Broadway shows and movies
  • Songwriter
  • First female artist fully exploit potential of music video
  • Queen of pop music

Picture Credits

4.https://playitagaindan.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/madonna.jpg

5.http://www.timeslive.co.za/Feeds/ipad_images/2014/01/09/ttp13madonna8-07-01-2014-14-01-13-3-.jpg/ALTERNATES/crop_630x400/TTP13MADONNA8-07-01-2014-14-01-13-3-.jpg

6.http://www.posternation.com/image/view/evita-broadway-musical-187239