Its roots are in American Negro culture, which is part of the whole country's heritage, ... But the dance speaks to everyone. ... Otherwise it wouldn't work.
Born To Be Alive.
All of these dancers are dancers who are on the verge of their careers, so to speak. They're here to hone their artistry and make the transition from the classroom to the stage.
They're all talented. They're all special
There was still no likelihood that we could make a living from dance. We were doing it because we loved it... We realized how full we felt; we were surrounded by music and dancing and joy.
Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people.
It will take very sophisticated marketing to achieve our aim of bringing more black people into the theater.
Nothing personal; I just don't have people over.
One of the worst things about racism is what it does to young people.
In this business, life is one long fund-raising effort.
One of the processes of your life is to constantly break down that inferiority, to constantly reaffirm that I Am Somebody.
Money is a never-ending problem.
The creative process is not controlled by a switch you can simply turn on or off; it's with you all the time.
We still spend more time chasing funds than we do in the studio in creative work.
My lasting impression of Truman Capote is that he was a terribly gentle, terribly sensitive, and terribly sad man.