If you live in the elite world of dance, you find yourself in a world rife with racism. Let’s face it.
Racism tears down your insides so that no matter what you achieve, you’re not quite up to snuff.
Everything in dancing is style, allusion, the essence of many thoughts and feelings. The abstraction of many moments.
One of the processes of your life is to constantly break down that inferiority, to constantly reaffirm that I Am Somebody.
One of the worst things about racism is what it does to young people.
Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people.
To be who you are and become what you are capable of is the only goal worth living.
Money is a never-ending problem.
The creative process is not controlled by a switch you can simply turn on or off; it’s with you all the time.
No matter what you write or choreograph, you feel it is not enough.
Lena Horne is the sweetest and most adorable woman in the world.
It will take very sophisticated marketing to achieve our aim of bringing more black people into the theater.