” A lot of people insisted on a wall between modern dance and ballet. I’m beginning to think that walls are very unhealthy things. “


” I don’t mean this, but I’m going to say it anyway. I don’t really think of pop art and serious art as being that far apart. “


” I don’t think politicians should be allowed into power who are not familiar with their bodies, because that’s where our bottom line is. And I know that they would make totally different decisions if they felt responsible simply for their own bodies. “


” I often say that in making dances I can make a world where I think things are done morally, done democratically, done honestly. “


” I think people want very much to simplify their lives enough so that they can control the things that make it possible to sleep at night. “


” I think that anyone who’s pushed to do the very best that they can is privileged. It’s a luxury. “


” I would have to challenge the term, modern dance. I don’t really use that term in relation to my work. I simply think of it as dancing. I think of it as moving. “


” It is extremely arrogant and very foolish to think that you can ever outwit your audience. “


” It was not until I had graduated from college that I made a professional commitment to it. Frankly, I didn’t think it wise. I was my own interior parental force, and it’s very difficult to justify a profession as a dancer. “



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A lot of people insisted on a wall between modern dance and ballet. I
I don
I don
I often say that in making dances I can make a world where I think things are done morally, done democratically, done honestly.
I think people want very much to simplify their lives enough so that they can control the things that make it possible to sleep at night.
I think that anyone who
I would have to challenge the term, modern dance. I don
It is extremely arrogant and very foolish to think that you can ever outwit your audience.
It was not until I had graduated from college that I made a professional commitment to it. Frankly, I didn

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