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Ballet will speak for itself. About itself.


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Why are you stingy with yourselves? Why are you holding back? What are you saving for - for another time? There are no other times. There is only now. Right now.

Why are you stingy with yourselves? Why are you holding back? What are you saving for - for another time? There are no other times. There is only now. Right now.



First comes the sweat. Then comes the beauty if you're very lucky and have said your prayers.

First comes the sweat. Then comes the beauty if you're very lucky and have said your prayers.



In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.

In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.



I don't have a past. I have a continuous present. The past is part of the present, just as the future is. We exist in time.

I don't have a past. I have a continuous present. The past is part of the present, just as the future is. We exist in time.



What are you waiting for? What are you saving for? Now is all there is.

What are you waiting for? What are you saving for? Now is all there is.



Someone once said that dancers work just as hard as policeman, always alert, always tense. But I don't agree with that because policeman don't have to look beautiful at the same time.

Someone once said that dancers work just as hard as policeman, always alert, always tense. But I don't agree with that because policeman don't have to look beautiful at the same time.



I don't want people who want to dance; I want people who have to dance.

I don't want people who want to dance; I want people who have to dance.



The ballet is a purely female thing; it is a woman, a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener.

The ballet is a purely female thing; it is a woman, a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener.



Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays.

Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays.



Dance is music made visible

Dance is music made visible





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