Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little. The artist never entirely knows, We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark.
The truest expression of a people is in its dance and music.
The artist never entirely knows. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark.
Modern dancers give a sinister portent about our times.
The universe lies before you on the floor, in the air, in the mysterious bodies of your dancers, in your mind. From this voyage no one returns poor or weary.
...then I did the simplest thing in the world. I leaned down... and kissed him. And the world cracked open
The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music. Bodies never lie.
No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.
Theater people are always pining and agonizing because they're afraid that they'll be forgotten. And in America they're quite right. They will be.
The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second rate.
A good education is usually harmful to a dancer. A good calf is better than a good head.
When you perform you are out of yourself-larger and more potent, more beautiful. You are for minutes heroic. This is power. This is glory on earth. And it is yours nightly.
To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking
The practice mirror is to be used for the correction of faults, not for a love affair, and the figure you watch should not become your dearest friend.