And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
This search for what you want is like tracking something that doesn't want to be tracked. It takes time to get a dance right, to create something memorable.
I like to dance, but it's not my weekend activity. I'm not a clubber.
In Hungary all native music, in its origin, is divided naturally into melody destined for song or melody for the dance.
We rarely hear the inward music, but we're all dancing to it nevertheless.
I was a ballet dancer and that kind of bled into musical theater. I was constantly in rehearsal for one thing or another.
There's just something about dance. It's like a primal thing in all of us.
You can't be pregnant in leotards, and this is the last chance for us to get our bodies into the shape of concert dancers and capture it with the magic of film.
I have worked with several dance companies.
I don't feel the need to direct. I tried to get other people to direct Dances, but they wouldn't do it. They all thought it was too long. One director wanted to cut the Civil War sequence. Another thought the white woman was very cliched.
When you step back and watch people, you realize that we use every single body part. Movement, dance - I find it genius because it's ultimate expression, really.
Who's judging American Idol? Paula Abdul? Paula Abdul judging a singing contest is like Christopher Reeve judging a dance contest!
My life has been one great big joke, a dance that's walked a song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself.
It's weird when you see pieces of choreography that were done for you 15 or 20 years ago and now they are being done by another dance company.
I was performing in this burlesque group, and we would go to dance rehearsals every day. You'd use every part of your body. Even though some of it is slow, it takes a lot of muscle to be able to dip down and come back up.
No dancer can watch Fred Astaire and not know that we all should have been in another business.
One is born to be a great dancer.
I very much like dance and dancers.
Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy - your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.
Part of the joy of dancing is conversation. Trouble is, some men can't talk and dance at the same time.
For what the horse does under compulsion, as Simon also observes, is done without understanding; and there is no beauty in it either, any more than if one should whip and spur a dancer.
When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers I kind of wanted to be a vampire.
Language is a cracked kettle on which we beat out tunes for bears to dance to, while all the time we long to move the stars to pity.
We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows.
I did that dance single as a one-off. It was a fun song - I really wanted to do it. But I have no idea what direction I am going in.