Friday, February 24, 2012
"Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned."
“Ballet is a dance executed by the human soul.”
"I never went to a ballet until I was 45 years old. I don't know why."
Young Sylvie Guillem
"Most people think of ballet as children in little tutus.
They don't know it is sweat, blood and tears as well!”
- Nan Keating
"I didn't care too much for ballet, because you had to be more disciplined, and you sort of looked like everyone else. It required a certain kind of conformity that I didn't feel like I wanted to do."
Young Lucia Lacarra
“Everything is beautiful at the ballet... “
- from “A Chorus Line”