Tag Archive: George Balanchine

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.

Music Made Visible

Image of fan dancers at the Wam Bam Club and a quote by George Balanchine.

Dancers are instruments..

This week’s inspirational dance quote, from George Balanchine, is; ‘Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays’.   After watching Balanchine stage a new version of Ballets Russes Le Chant de Rossingol,… Continue reading

See the music, hear the dance.

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

A complicated story..

Photograph of Yorke Dance’s Wordsworth and a quote from George Balanchine.

What are you waiting for?

Photo from Kidd Pivot’s The Tempest Replica and quote by George Balanchine along with a little of his history.

Why are you holding back?

Image from Yorke Dance Theatre’s Wordsworth and quote from George Balanchine with a little about the man.

First Comes The Sweat…

This week’s inspirational dance quote by George Balanchine is; “First comes the sweat. Then comes the beauty if you’re very lucky and have said your prayers”  Four Quartets it is considered to be… Continue reading