Tag Archive: quote of the day

Dance and Humanity, a quote by Rudolf Laban

“It’s in the nature of dance that there is a necessity to the relationship of being alive, to humanity” This quote by Rudolf Laban appears self evident, but I like it because it… Continue reading

“It’s not a test” #Inspirational Dance Quote by WayneMcGregor

“With dance and theatre I think people get very nervous about not knowing the right things. They feel like they’ve missed something, or that they’re not bright enough to watch it. It’s not… Continue reading

Men must walk, at least, before they dance

This photo of Lemington Ridley and Nejc Jus at the tennis courts were part of a shoot they generously did for charity. If you like this quote and the contents of my blog… Continue reading

Darkness, stillness and dancing

This week’s inspirational dance quote by T.S. Eliot is “So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing”. The image is the final one from the 2015 Sadler’s Wells Flamenco Festival’s Gala Flamenco.

Making sense of change

Alan Wilson Watts was a philosopher, writer and teacher who was most famous for the way he Westernised Eastern philosophies. I chose his quote; “The only way to make sense out of change… Continue reading

Every day lost on which we have not danced…

This week’s inspirational dance quote by Friedrich Nietzche is; “We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once”. It seems that Nietzche connected with the divine through… Continue reading

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

Practice, Wayne McGregor

Wayne McGregor | Random dance’s ATOMOS and quote by McGregor, (c) Carole Edrich 2015 The dance quote I’ve selected this week is from Wayne McGregor; “I like to practise. With every new piece,… Continue reading

Poetry of the foot, #JohnDryden #dancequote #quote #flamenco

While “Dancing is the poetry of the foot” sounds great, as far as I can tell it is a simplification. John Dryden’s play, The Rival Ladies, Act III reads; “Man Tis well, desire… Continue reading

Good Dancers are Trained #dancequote #handbalancing #image

Mithun Chakraborty, born Gouranga Chakraborty, has at various times been an Indian film actor (he has been in the amazing number of 350 films), singer, producer, writer, social worker, entrepreneur and an Upper… Continue reading