Posted 21 January 2008 - 03:40 PM
Rudolf to Margot Fonteyn:
"You were The Dance"...
"No, said Margot reaching for Rudolf's hand..."We were The Dance...!"
Posted 21 January 2008 - 05:54 PM
"As you get older you become more understanding. When I was young it was all about me. I was very egocentric. Now it is a pleasure to work with young people who have talent. It is a continuity for me. It is a way to go on...and, I think, a way to grow old."
Posted 21 January 2008 - 07:11 PM
Posted 28 January 2008 - 10:01 AM
Mme. Alicia Alonso
Posted 08 February 2008 - 05:05 PM
Posted 09 February 2008 - 09:50 AM
"Watching this, as so often when watching the Balanchine repertory, I think it is reasonable to suggest that Balanchine and Beckett were the two supreme dramatists of the 20th century."
Posted 11 February 2008 - 09:54 AM
"I don't consider myself a celebrity and I don't consider myself a star." -
Posted 13 February 2008 - 09:31 PM
"I can't wait to see Giselle staged in Mars!"
Mme. Alicia Alonso
Posted 14 February 2008 - 10:42 AM
Her message for young dancers:
Posted 19 February 2008 - 02:47 AM
"I did Sonnambula for twenty years. Then you really get into the role, and you really know what it's all about. But now, with five performances, maybe with two casts, I think it's mad. The audience gets cheated and the dancers get cheated because they never get the feeling of owning the roles."
from Henning Kronstam: Portrait of a Danish Dancer by Alexandra Tomalonis. page 145
Posted 23 February 2008 - 12:54 PM
"At times when I am tired or uninspired, I always go and watch the children."
from the section on the development of the company in Henning Kronstam: Portrait of a Danish Dancer by Alexandra Tomalonis. page 385
Posted 23 February 2008 - 01:40 PM
I won't mention the specific number. We've all seen something like this at one time or other, I suppose.
Thanks, dirac, for the LINK
Posted 27 February 2008 - 04:11 PM
Posted 02 April 2008 - 03:30 PM
(Eric Taub on Somova's Nikiya, April 1 at New York's City Center).
Posted 03 April 2008 - 05:44 AM
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