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When you are on stage, you don’t see faces. The lights are in your eyes and you see just this black void out in front…
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…
That the work involved, the willingness to take chances, the commitment, the opportunity to get on stage and make people happy, was more important than…
I think especially in a world where you have so little say about what goes on in your life, or in the politics of the…
I liked Latin, I like languages, I liked all the myths, and the Roman tales that we were required to translate in Latin, and all…
On the other hand, I think it is wonderful for everyone to take ballet classes, at any age. It gives you a discipline, it gives…
I had a wonderful childhood, coming from Cincinnati, and I think that it was great going into the life that I was going to have,…
When you get on stage, you can be anything. You are removed from reality in a way, the real world.
So dancing was not something I had a great desire to do.
Once I started dancing, I was not the spoiled brat or the rebellious child that I was as a child.
Of course, in the art class, I was the model.
In fact, ballet companies did not exist in the Midwest when I was a child.
I’m thought of as a cool, unemotional dancer, but inside I’m not.
I was very much of a tomboy.
I liked to read but, being a dancer, I didn’t have a lot of time to read.
I liked tap, because I liked hearing the results of my movements.
I learned to love dance for its own sake.
I didn’t have any doubts about my choice of career, but I had constant doubts about my ability, yes.
I could work out a lot of my emotions by going to class and dancing.
I can’t read a note. I have lots of discipline, but I can’t sit still at any instrument.
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