” Seeing the show is like a visit to the fountain of youth for parents and the children. “


” So it really does have a sort of bittersweet quality. Kids like to have adventures and to believe they can fly, but there’s also that fear about people leaving you. “


” I’ll talk to kids afterward and somebody will always say, ‘I’ll leave my bedroom window open for you. “


” Flying is such a joy. You just want to hoot. “


” It’s that athlete’s obsessiveness – the need to prove yourself and work harder than anybody else. I think it’s what helped me do well in the theater. “


” I was always very active as a kid. I would climb on roofs and jump off using my parents’ bed sheet, hoping it would open like a parachute. I was always getting hurt, breaking a leg, you know, bruising, cracking my head open. “


” I would climb on roofs and jump off using my parents’ bed sheet, hoping it would open like a parachute. I was always getting hurt, breaking a leg, you know, bruising, cracking my head open. “


” I grew up in a sport that didn’t allow you to grow up. There was always the threat of younger competition. So you had to maintain the image of youth. “


” When you’re on the Olympic team at 15, you don’t do anything else. There’s no normal social development, and your decisions are made for you. “


” An athlete learns how to hold her breath, but that doesn’t work in singing. You have to learn to relax. “


” Actually, performing is a lot like golf. You are alone, so vulnerable. “


” There’s so much denial in gymnastics. It’s a beautiful sport but the other part is numbing. You become machinelike. They’ll refute this, but I’ve been around it. I know. “


” You see your peers weighing 80 pounds and you think, ‘Oh, my God, I’ve got to be 80 pounds or I’ll fail. “



All 13 Cathy Rigby Quotes about You in picture


Seeing the show is like a visit to the fountain of youth for parents and the children.
So it really does have a sort of bittersweet quality. Kids like to have adventures and to believe they can fly, but there


I
Flying is such a joy. You just want to hoot.
It
I was always very active as a kid. I would climb on roofs and jump off using my parents
I would climb on roofs and jump off using my parents
I grew up in a sport that didn
When you
An athlete learns how to hold her breath, but that doesn
Actually, performing is a lot like golf. You are alone, so vulnerable.
There
You see your peers weighing 80 pounds and you think,
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