Tag Archive: dancers

Let us keep the dance of rain…

The quote I’ve chosen this week; ‘Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky’ is from Arnaud (Arna) Wendell Bontemps (1902-1973). He and… Continue reading

The dance is a poem..

‘The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word’ is attributed to Mata Hari (1876-1917). Margaretha Geertruida “Margreet” MacLeod was a Dutch Frisian exotic dancer who was convicted of being… Continue reading

Dancers, illusion and magicians

Quote and snippet of history from George Balanchine and a picture from Kidd Pivot’s The Tempest Replica choreographed by Crystal Pite.

Dance should always be delivered back to the people..

A quote and little about Alvin Ailey and a dance image of ZooNation.

How Bob Hope learned to dance..

Image of Yorke Dance’s Wordsworth and comedic dance quote by Bob Hope.

No dance has turned out the way I thought..

Image of Yorke Dance’s Wordsworth and a quote from the choreographer Mark Morris.

See the music, hear the dance.

Photograph of Fan dancers at the Wam Bam Club and inspirational dance quote by George Balanchine.

Hand in hand, on the edge of the sand

“And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, they danced by the light of the moon” comes from Edward Lear’s ‘The Owl and the Pussy Cat’. I chose it because it… Continue reading

It’s not the technique…

This week’s inspirational dance quote by Martha Graham is; “Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion”. You can read about Martha Graham along with… Continue reading

“Make the moment important” #dancequote #MarthaGraham #flamenco #image

Martha Graham once said; “All that is important is this one moment in movement. Make the moment important, vital and worth living. Do not let it slip away unnoticed and unused.” It is… Continue reading