Can I be a choral director if I don't understand music theory?

I'm a rising senior in high school, and I tried to take AP Theory last fall. Now that AP tests have rolled around, I have realized I remember little to no music theory, and I am having major issues understanding this stuff. I want to be a choral director, and I am under the direction of one of the best choral... show more I'm a rising senior in high school, and I tried to take AP Theory last fall. Now that AP tests have rolled around, I have realized I remember little to no music theory, and I am having major issues understanding this stuff. I want to be a choral director, and I am under the direction of one of the best choral directors in the South East US, but I honestly don't know if I can do it because of my lack of skill in theory. Should I just give up?
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