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Dancers Quotes

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You can't be pregnant in leotards, and this is the
last chance for us to get our bodies into the shape
of concert dancers and capture it with the magic of film.
- Patrick Swayze

God creates, I do not create.
I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it -
from what I see,
from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
- George Balanchine

I very much like dance and dancers.
- Issey Miyake

At intervals between the songs, more especially after the trances have begun,
the dancers unclasp hands and sit down to smoke or talk for a few minutes.
- James Mooney

 

I was using tape loops for dancers and dance production.
I had very funky primitive equipment,
in fact technology wasn't very good no matter how much money you had.
- Terry Riley

One of our problems is our sense of discipline -
dancers have an extraordinary sense of self-discipline.
- Siobhan Davies

They improve greatly, and sometimes I go and see the
performances they do and I am consciously aware that
there isn't enough work for the good dancers.
- Siobhan Davies

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Because muscle is heavier than fat, dancers weigh more than you might think,
but they are usually very lean.
- Deborah Bull

I actually build my dreams around the dancers I've got in my company.
- Graeme Murphy

When I dance, I love the romance and sexiness of it,
and love having it be clear to both dancers that the man leads!
But the man has to know what he's doing!
- Susannah McCorkle

Choreography is mentally draining, but there's a pleasure
in getting into the studio with the dancers and the music.
- Alvin Ailey

All kids, when they go to school, are pretty good artists
and dancers and singers and poets.
All that gets buried, basically through being educated,
or brainwashed.
- William Wiley

I sent 200, 300 of the clothes that I had made,
and the dancers chose what they liked.
- Issey Miyake

Dancers are stripped enough onstage.
You don't have to know more about them than they've given you already.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers
I kind of wanted to be a vampire.
- Angelina Jolie

I always want to have more dancers in my company.
- Alvin Ailey

I look at the dancers and I get the inspiration for the work from them.
- Graeme Murphy

Well, it's not full time - my dancers are only paid
for six months of the year in two three-month blocks;
but yes,
it is possible we could do it in another year.
- Siobhan Davies

Modern dancers give a sinister portent about our times.
- Agnes de Mille

There's a line of dancers waiting to get into Sydney Dance Company.
- Graeme Murphy

There are two ways of being creative.
One can sing and dance.
Or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers flourish.
- Warren G. Bennis

The universe lies before you on the floor,
in the air, in the mysterious bodies of your dancers,
in your mind.
From this voyage no one returns poor or weary.
- Agnes de Mille

In Chicago, I walked in knowing what the dancers were going to need.
- Colleen Atwood

Great dancers are not great because of their technique,
they are great because of their passion.
- Martha Graham

The actual cheerleaders in our film are all Broadway dancers.
- Brooke Langton

I don't go to these places where there are belly dancers and this and that.
- Jeff Goldblum

I am for those who believe in loose delights,
I share the midnight orgies of young men,
I dance with the dancers and drink with the drinkers.
- Walt Whitman

You've got your Justins who have all the back flipping dancers and stuff,
and then you've got Lemar, and he totally moves you
without having to do all of that,
and he's gorgeous.
- Jamelia

Bubbles was a very good dancer.
Tremendous dancer.
He was one of our leading dancers of the country at that time.
And, of course, he didn't have much of a voice.
- Cab Calloway

Every act I see, their whole act is choreographed.
I'm sick of seeing these dancers.
The only reason they have them is they don't have enough
talent to get people dancing themselves.
- Ronnie Spector

In the UK and the US especially you've got a lot of
throwaway artists who have their 40 million dancers and they do their show.
There's many artists who would not do a live show because they know they can't.
- Jamelia

The great thing about being the son of Maya Angelou
is that I had the good fortune to grow up around some
of the greatest black artists,
dancers, singers, musicians, and actors of our time.
- Guy Johnson

Independent dance - and, fine, it's a very good thing
that it remains independent -
is a much tougher life: all dancers expect that,
and accept that there will be periods of not being able to work,
provided there are choice moments during the year when they really can work.
- Siobhan Davies

People who got on their feet and freaked about were called idiot dancers.
and nobody wants to be called an idiot dancer.
But the whole idea of rock and roll is to get people off their arses -
that's what it's about.
- Steve Marriott

Those 25 dancers we worked with for a day,
in as highly productive a way as possible -
a long class,
a period of teaching bits of the repertory -
in fact I didn't teach Bank,
I've used parts of Oil and Water.
- Siobhan Davies

That is perceptive of you, because in this country
men dancers have always been viewed with suspicion.
If you were an actor, a star, and a dancer,
you had to be, or have a name like someone "mainstream."
- Cesar Romero

In those days, male dancers were a rarer breed than women.
as they are still today, A good male dancer,
one as strong as we were, was very difficult to come
by if you couldn't afford to pay them.
- Twyla Tharp

I always recommend a sensible diet, including lots
of carbohydrates and avoiding too much fat.
Dancers don't need different fuel from other people -
they just need more of it because they use more energy.
- Deborah Bull

Young dancers are training at a very vulnerable time in their lives,
through adolescence, and while they are trying to work
out who they are as people,
never mind as a dancer.
So train the whole person, not just the dancer.
- Deborah Bull

So many dancers paint.
I used to paint.
I started again recently.
While I was dancing, I was very busy with my career.
Start something else that makes use of your creative
ability because if you don't you will die inside as a person.
- Katherine Dunham

That's a traditional Samoan dance.
I was lucky that I was able to fly my cousins,
who are professional dancers, up from Hawaii and they
were able to be in the movie with me.
We had a great time.
- Dwayne Johnson

As you get older, the physical abilities decrease,
which is particularly frustrating because your brain gets so good!
So as you are becoming less technically or physically able,
younger dancers are emerging who need the space to perform.
- Deborah Bull

The dancer's body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul.
- Isadora Duncan

My mom was a dancer, my dad's a singer and I've always
had that kind of music in my life.
- Elvis Stojko

I used to be a dancer, and for me it was a really good
combination of dance and acting.
- Patricia Velasquez

My favorite dancer is Sylvie Guillem.
- Jerry Hall

I went away when I was 9 to a ballet school.
I thought I wanted to be a dancer, but eight years
of ballet cured me of that.
- Juliet Mills

Fred Astaire was a more formal, trained dancer who
loved waltzing and only danced with the girls.
- Leslie Caron

A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.
- Paul Valery

I always considered myself a dancer before anything else.
- Annette Funicello

I am not the first straight dancer or the last.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

I became an ardent, but never a specially good,
dancer.
- Georg Brandes

I'm a terrible dancer.
The worst.
- Sheena Easton

If a ballet dancer falls over, it's knowing how to
get out looking clumsy that counts.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I was always a singer and a dancer, and I always wanted to be an actress.
For me, it's all just one thing.
- Jennifer Lopez

You just can't take a crash course to be a tango dancer in a movie.
- Robert Duvall

There were many good actresses in my time like Jane
Powell and Debbie Reynolds,
but I was the only dancer.
- Leslie Caron

I'm not a singer, and I'm not a brilliant dancer.
- Jeremy Bulloch

For what the horse does under compulsion,
as Simon also observes, is done without understanding;
and there is no beauty in it either,
any more than if one should whip and spur a dancer.
- Xenophon

I wrote the song For A Dancer for a friend of mine who died in a fire.
He was in the sauna in a house that burned down,
so he had no idea anything was going on.
It was very sad.
- Jackson Browne

The Dancer believes that his art has something to say
which cannot be expressed in words or in any other way than by dancing.
- Doris Humphrey

Since the days of slavery, if you were a good singer or dancer,
it was your job to perform for the master after dinner.
- Spike Lee

I met my wife, Doreen, who was a dancer in the show.
- Ernie Wise

No dancer can watch Fred Astaire and not know that
we all should have been in another business.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

I just hate to be in one corner.
I hate to be put as only a guitar player,
or either only as a songwriter, or only as a tap dancer.
I like to move around.
- Jimi Hendrix

I have been very lucky to work in so many new ballets,
but that is what a dancer's work is.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

I'm thought of as a cool, unemotional dancer,
but inside I'm not.
- Suzanne Farrell

The life of a dancer is tragically short.
What is remarkable about the New York City Ballet is
that it makes us forget that.
Because it keeps the ballet alive.
- John Guare

My wife is the dancer, but I certainly know how to sing.
- David Hasselhoff

A good education is usually harmful to a dancer.
A good calf is better than a good head.
- Agnes de Mille

But you do have to start young as a dancer if you're
going to achieve the physical skills necessary.
- Deborah Bull


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