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I don't think she has missed a class or rehearsal since the fall [when she joined Ballet Theatre].
Jan Dijkwel
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The people who enjoy classical music, opera, even classical ballet, would come to classical theatre if it were well-acted and imaginatively presented.
John Wright
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Radio City Music Hall was at the table. Alvin Ailey, Hubbard Street, the New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, the San Francisco Ballet — it was a real mix.
Richard Gibbs
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We both read the stories through last summer. There was way too much for one ballet, so we compared notes. With almost no exceptions, we were in line with each other about what we thought was important to keep.
Gerard Charles
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There really is a perception that if you know the ballet studies, you know Degas, ... Actually, nothing could be further from the truth. Like Picasso, Degas was a relentless innovator in everything he did -- in drawing, in printmaking, in photography.
Edward Saywell
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There really is a perception that if you know the ballet studies, you know Degas. Actually, nothing could be further from the truth. Like Picasso, Degas was a relentless innovator in everything he did -- in drawing, in printmaking, in photography.
Edward Saywell
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I copied my brother. He was a natural dancer. Graceful. People always asked did we study ballet. We never did.
Harold Nicholas
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Being in a place like the Royal Ballet School and part of an environment where there is so much discipline, where everyone works so hard, it just completely occupies your life. You literally live it and breath it every single day; it becomes who you are. And that, I think, is very good preparation for really anything you do in life.
Will Kemp
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[But there are others uneasy about the encroachment of bare skin.] I think as a rule in classical ballet there is not a great call for nudity, ... Our aesthetic is one built around a clarity of line and form which is seen at its best when there is a uniform covering of the body.
David McAllister
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I do try to pick a full-length ballet and a choreographer that will continue with this quest to really push my dancers and take advantage of how strong they are right now.
Victoria Morgan
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(The Russian National Ballet) brings beautiful dancing, lavish costumes and scenery. It will be a magical performance.
Thom Cooper
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The piece has been danced on four continents by 15 ballet companies. It's a very strange compilation of Bach blended with traditional African songs and rhythms. They kind of bleed in and out of each other.
Victoria Morgan
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One of the goals of ballet is to make it look as easy as possible, so people think it's easier than it really is.
Jan Dijkwel
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In the ballet world, obviously, people are small-breasted. On Broadway, what happened should be an attribute.
Larry Klayman
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And the process is very physical, which is something I always wanted to do, since I came from a ballet background and I really like telling stories with my body. That was the challenge... . I don't want to keep repeating myself.
Charlize Theron
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When I was a little kid, I took tap and ballet. I've always loved to dance. I'm a rhythm machine.
Tommy Lee
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Another fascinating aspect, ... is that it can be a completely different ballet depending on who's dancing it. It's so simple but it's so revealing, and it can tell such completely different stories.
Julie Kent
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He moved like a cat, a ballet dancer, but there was nothing homosexual about him...He could be dangerous when drunk... He liked to fight.
Lee Marvin
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I don't have the dance background like Stacy, who studied ballet, or Drew, who was in a boy band.
Lisa Rinna
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The domain of the ballet dancer is not earth but air.
Lincoln Kirstein
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Wrestling is ballet with violence.
Jesse Ventura
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It is movement integrated from ballet, modern and jazz.
Stephanie Haymore
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Leon has an exceptional combination of talents - he is an excellent ballet dancer, fantastic gymnast and contemporary dancer, and he can sing.
Stephen Daldry
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So I think it is rather strange that I got into ballet, something that I hadn't seen.
Suzanne Farrell
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The particular ballet was not so important as the fact that I was physically healthy, and capable of getting out there and dancing as often as possible.
Suzanne Farrell
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In fact, ballet companies did not exist in the Midwest when I was a child.
Suzanne Farrell
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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.
Suzanne Farrell
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It's inevitable at a Lines Ballet performance: that moment when you wonder, what planet am I on?
Rachel Howard
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I feel that Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley is strong and on the right path for establishing an institution that will thrive for many years to come.
Raymond Rodriguez
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Ballet is just a vocabulary like English. Most classical ballets emphasize how high a woman can hold her leg, how skinny she is and all the tricks she can do. She may not ever have to express anything but extreme happiness or sadness. These ballets rarely interpret life. They are fables with princesses and fairies.
James Buckley
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