I've always had the idea that we were conducting a military operation. It always seemed to me to be in a state of emergency.
She was chronologically in luck. She corresponded to necessity.
He was trained as a dancer, and he had both a dancer's body and a dancer's capacity. He incarnated for me the most appealing and tragic aspects of American lower-class life.
I've always had the idea . . . that we were conducting a military operation. It always seemed to me to be in a state of emergency.
Harvard was a kind of luxurious afternoon.
In liberal democracy and anxious anarchy, the traditional classic dance, compact of aristocratic authority and absolute freedom in a necessity of order, has never been so promising as an independent expression as it is today.
A repertory, a patrimony of ballets, tended as carefully as the collection of 600-year-old bonsai in Tokyo's Imperial Palace conservatory, is not replaced it is preserved, maintained, refreshed to give rebirth by grafting and seedlings.
Transplanting the ballet to the US is like trying to raise a palm tree in Dakota.