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Ballet Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Ballet

Please enjoy these Ballet Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Wrestling is ballet with violence.
- Jesse Ventura

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I toured the Middle Eastern countries with the ballet.
- Leslie Caron

The life of a dancer is tragically short.
What is remarkable about the New York City Ballet is
that it makes us forget that.
Because it keeps the ballet alive.
- John Guare

Ballet-girls have a bad reputation, which is in most cases well deserved.
- Henry Mayhew

 

And what would be great numbers in a Broadway show
are now on stage of the New York City Ballet.
- John Guare

I grew up in the theater and danced ballet atrociously.
- Maureen O'Hara

I deliberately made an effort not to become an expert on the ballet.
- Robert Caro

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Everything seems to be going faster and faster.
It's really harder to create something that endures.
The New York City Ballet has succeeded in doing that.
- Robert Caro

You increase muscle bulk by training against resistance.
For example, weights.
And in ballet, this isn't the case.
- Deborah Bull

Sometimes during a ballet I'll look around and see
all these rows of intent faces,
concentrating on this beautiful thing up on the stage.
- Robert Caro

When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers
I kind of wanted to be a vampire.
- Angelina Jolie

I was a ballet dancer and that kind of bled into musical theater.
I was constantly in rehearsal for one thing or another.
- Jennifer Garner

You can't drink on an eight hour flight,
pass out, and then go onstage...
well you can, but then you're Spandau Ballet.
- Robert Smith

Figure skating is an unlikely Olympic event but its good television.
It's sort of a combination of gymnastics and ballet.
A little sexy too which doesn't hurt.
- Andy Rooney

There would never have been a British Ballet without Diaghilev.
He had a wonderful influence.
- Ninette de Valois

At the ballet, you really feel like you're in the presence
of something outside the rest of your life.
Higher than the rest of your life.
- Robert Caro

The ballet is a purely female thing;
it is a woman,
a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener.
- George Balanchine

When life takes me on a new journey,
I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital
put on my face and I move forward.
- Andrea Thompson

I've got no plans to be a ballet dancer at the moment.
- Neil Patrick Harris

One of the few things in dance to match the Royal Ballet's
curtain calls is the Royal Ballet's dancing.
- Clive Barnes

There might've been wires, but I have this ability to make myself light.
Well you know what, in ballet, when you kind of lift yourself here,
it's all up in the head.
- Albert Finney

Does the New York City Ballet affect other places? Yeah,
it lets people know they should come to New York.
- John Guare

I am both proud and honored to be on the Board of Directors
for the Texas Ballet Theater.
- Janine Turner

People who leave Washington do so by way of the box...
ballet or coffin.
- Claiborne Pell

In fact, ballet companies did not exist in the Midwest when I was a child.
- Suzanne Farrell

I copied my brother.
He was a natural dancer.
Graceful.
People always asked did we study ballet.
We never did.
- Harold Nicholas

I went to ballet school for nine years,
and there was an agent for the whole school who happened
to be there visiting one of the performances.
She suggested an audition.
- Sarah Sutton

I grew up studying ballet; I grew up honing my craft.
- Janice Dickinson

Heaven help the American-born boy with a talent for ballet.
- Camille Paglia

I never went to a ballet until I was 45 years old.
I don't know why.
- Robert Caro

I wanted so badly to study ballet, but it was really
all about wearing the tutu.
- Elle Macpherson

A lot of people insisted on a wall between modern dance and ballet.
I'm beginning to think that walls are very unhealthy things.
- Twyla Tharp

I think that every year that the New York City Ballet
is alive is worthy of celebration.
Because otherwise the terrible thing is just that we take it for granted.
- John Guare

The real American type can never be a ballet dancer.
The legs are too long, the body too supple and the
spirit too free for this school of affected grace and toe walking.
- Isadora Duncan

It's no good running a pig farm badly for 30 years while saying,
'Really, I was meant to be a ballet dancer.'
By then,
pigs will be your style.
- Quentin Crisp

I went away when I was 9 to a ballet school.
I thought I wanted to be a dancer, but eight years
of ballet cured me of that.
- Juliet Mills

All the New York City Ballet does is hit beautiful home runs.
- John Guare

Ballet is sort of a mystery to me.
And I don't want to unravel that mystery.
- Robert Caro

The particular ballet was not so important as the fact
that I was physically healthy,
and capable of getting out there and dancing as often as possible.
- Suzanne Farrell

Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible.
If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
- George Balanchine

And it is always Easter Sunday at the New York City Ballet.
It is always coming back to life.
Not even coming back to life - it lives in the constant present.
- John Guare

My Mom is a ballet director, so I had this idea in
me that classical training is the best foundation for anything you do,
so I wanted to get a classical background and voice.
- Shuler Hensley

Dance is very, very old.
With Louis XIV at Versailles is where ballet started.
- Neve Campbell

I went to the Performing Arts School and studied classical ballet.
That attitude is something that's put into your head.
You are never thin enough.
- Carmen Electra

The moment the curtain rose on that first ballet,
I knew something wonderful and new had come into my life.
I can still see the first scene.
The ballet was Divertimento No.
15.
- Robert Caro

I wanted to be a ballet teacher.
- Jaclyn Smith

However, the moral center of New York City,
I believe, is the New York City Ballet.
- John Guare

In the Thirties, when I was in New York,
I did the first surrealistic ballet in a show of mine.
- Vincente Minnelli

The music industry is so easy compared to the ballet world.
- Vanessa Carlton

I think of the New York City Ballet as the Yankees
without George Steinbrenner.
- John Guare

Classical ballet will never die.
- Ninette de Valois

I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle.
It wasn't mine.
- Rita Rudner

I took several years of dance lessons that included ballet,
tap and jazz.
They helped a great deal with body control,
balance, a sense of rhythm, and timing.
- Lynn Swann

The ballet embodies the notes of music.
And sometimes you almost feel like you can see the
notes dance up there on the stage.
- Robert Caro

Every ballet, whether or not successful artistically or with the public,
has given me something important.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

Dancing is a tough career, but I'm glad I spent it at the Royal Ballet.
- Deborah Bull

The New York City Ballet is obviously speaking to a
whole new generation and bringing it the same wonder
and beauty that it brought previous generations.
- Robert Caro

I had to do a tango with Raft and I learned to dance
in ballet shoes with my knees bent.
- Marie Windsor

I started taking ballet lessons when I was three and
a half and I still take dance classes.
- Oksana Baiul

In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell...
we can't dance synonyms.
- George Balanchine

I do take class because I still dance,
and yes, I do slip into class with the Royal Ballet from time to time.
- Deborah Bull

If a ballet dancer falls over, it's knowing how to
get out looking clumsy that counts.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I used to dance when I was younger -
ballet and modern dance.
- Nastassja Kinski

Acting is a sense of wonder and magic and mystery for
me and when life takes me on a new journey,
I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital
put on my face and I move forward.
- Andrea Thompson

It was something I was more interested in myself.
When I went to see my sister dance at ballet,
I was really into costumes and the arts,
and my family was also supportive of whatever me and my sister wanted to do.
I would say I pushed myself the most to be into design.
- Christian Siriano

God comes to us in theater in the way we communicate with each other,
whether it be a symphony orchestra, or a wonderful ballet,
or a beautiful painting, or a play.
It's a way of expressing our humanity.
- Julie Harris

For 24 hours a day, for 10 years, all I thought about was being in a band.
That's all I did.
I had no other social life.
I don't want my life to be like that now.
I've spent the past 10 years having a real life as well.
But Spandau Ballet is such a difficult shadow to outrun.
- Gary Kemp

I had never picked up a basketball before.
I went through a grueling audition process.
It was almost as if I was learning to walk.
It would be like teaching somebody to dance ballet for a role.
- Sanaa Lathan

I didn't care too much for ballet, because you had to be more disciplined,
and you sort of looked like everyone else.
It required a certain kind of conformity that I didn't
feel like I wanted to do.
- Suzanne Farrell

I have ballet class every other day for two hours.
And for "Six Feet Under", last week there was a sequence
where I had to do a whole choreographed dance number,
so I had four hours of dance practice every day.
- Michelle Trachtenberg

The real beauty of it - key to my life was playing key chords on a banjo.
For somebody else it may be a golf club that mom and
dad put in their hands or a baseball or ballet lessons.
Real gift to give to me and put it in writing.
- Vince Gill


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