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Dance quotes

Published on Saturday 28 December, 2013

There are some wonderful quotes about ballet, dance and dancing - do you have a favourite?

Let us know in the comments below, on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.

"Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion." - Martha Graham. Dancer Martha Leebolt, photo Justin Slee.
"It takes an athlete to dance, but an artist to be a dancer" Shanna LaFleur. Dancer Lori Gilchriist, photo Jason Tozer. "There are shortcuts to happiness and dancing is one of them." Vicki Baum. Dancers Georgina May and Tobias Batley, photo Merlin Hendy.
"We dance for laughter, we dance for tears..." Anon. Dancer Hannah Bateman, photo Bill Cooper. "Live. Laugh. Love dance" Dancers Antoinette Brooks-Daw and Darren Goldsmith, photo Emma Kauldhar.
"Dance first, think later; it's the natural order." Samuel Beckett. Northern Ballet dancers in The Great Gatsby, photo Bill Cooper. "Light as a raindrop, strong as the ocean." Jackie Powell. Based on a Bill Cooper photograph of Pippa Moore as Giselle.
"When in doubt, dance" Dancer Darren Goldsmith, photo Bill Cooper.
"Dance is the hidden language of the soul." Martha Graham. Dancers Ashley Dixon and Pippa Moore, photo Justin Slee.

Don't forget to tell us your favourite dance quote either in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.

Phill UpNorth
Communications Manager: Web & Social Media

The views expressed in blogs are those of the author and not necessarily of Northern Ballet.