Posted 26 January 2003 - 03:57 PM
"The twin themes of 'The Hours' are the variety of human bonds, especially the bond of love, and the gift that the dying make to the living. The miracle is that such sombre notions fit together as surely and lightly as the dancers in a Balanchine ballet."
Posted 12 April 2003 - 03:40 AM
Posted 26 May 2003 - 05:53 PM
Posted 14 June 2003 - 01:29 PM
Posted 14 June 2003 - 05:15 PM
-- Balanchine (quoting Mayakovsky).
Posted 14 June 2003 - 05:28 PM
Jane Austen, "Emma," vol 2, chapter 11, paragraph 1.
Posted 04 July 2003 - 01:57 PM
Posted 27 March 2004 - 08:15 AM
-'We were watching Martins and Farrell. Suddenly, Balanchine said, "It has to be
Peter. He understands what a ballerina needs."
-"There are no mother-in-laws in ballet."
-"Put a man and a girl on stage and there is already a story; a man and two girls, there's already a plot."
-"I don't mind being listed alphabetically. I do mind being treated alphabetically."
-My wife is the greatest dancer in the world!" K. Zaklinsky on A. Asylmuratova
1996 Dancing Times article.
-"Maya is able to absorb within a month what some other dancers cannot do in
a decade." M. Semyonova on Plisetskaya.
-"The only weapon I had was my dancing. With that I fought like a general
without an army. If I could have saved all the energy I wasted on my struggle
it would have sufficed me to cover a dozen ballets." Plisetskaya to G. Smakov
on the persecution she suffered from the KGB, while a superstar at the Bolshoi.
-"Good Morning! I am a pupil of Balanchine." W. Forsythe to the Kirov Ballet when
he began rehearsals with them for the 4th International Ballet Festival three weeks
ago. --- article by M. Ratanova in Tanznetz magazine dated 3/5/04
Edited by Cygnet, 27 March 2004 - 08:27 AM.
Posted 27 March 2004 - 08:30 AM
Cygnet, on Mar 27 2004, 11:15 AM, said:
It is very difficult to express, say, your mother-in-law in classical mime.
Posted 27 March 2004 - 08:38 AM
Posted 12 August 2004 - 06:14 PM
Posted 12 August 2004 - 07:54 PM
Seems there are a lot of choreographers around today who don't get picked up when God's caller ID flashes their numbers.
Posted 12 August 2004 - 08:20 PM
We thought, ďLetís not say no, letís say yes.Ē
Carolyn Brown on Merce Cunningham
The price we pay when pursuing any art or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
Posted 29 August 2004 - 06:57 AM
"She worked swiftly. Robbins exercised his usual need to revise and rethink. 'He basically made me crazy,' recalls Tharp good-humoredly, 'because it would be like, you know, I plan what I'm going to do, I do it, I'm ready to move on; he plans what he's going to do, he does it, he's ready to go back.'"
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