American Dancer Quotes


238 American Dancer quotes:



"No artist is ahead of his time. He is his time; it is just that others are behind the times."
"You know, this isn't theatre like it used to be."
"Dance has never been a particularly easy life, and everybody knows that."
"Modern dancers give a sinister portent about our times."
"It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence."
"No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible."
"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."
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"The artist never entirely knows. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark."
"Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body."
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"No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently."
"There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique."
"If you were black, you experienced prejudice. It wasn't a real horrible thing for us; we went through it. We noticed it mostly in the South and in Las Vegas, where we couldn't stay in the hotels where we entertained. But that began to change."
"The body is your instrument in dance, but your art is outside that creature, the body."
"People come to see beauty, and I dance to give it to them."
"We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God."
"A good education is usually harmful to a dancer. A good calf is better than a good head."
"We were all novices. We really were. We didn't know a goddamn thing about doing a show."
"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."
"I've had this reoccurring dream for the last ten to fifteen years."
"By the end of it, you never know how it's going to turn out. Hopefully if I pick the right songs and put the right melodies on it and all the collaboration works out. it's a win-win situation."


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