One of the processes of your life is to constantly break down that inferiority, to constantly reaffirm that I Am Somebody.
Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people.
I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work.
The creative process is not controlled by a switch you can simply turn on or off; it's with you all the time.
Racism tears down your insides so that no matter what you achieve, you're not quite up to snuff.
One of the worst things about racism is what it does to young people.
No matter what you write or choreograph, you feel it's not enough.
Choreography is mentally draining, but there's a pleasure in getting into the studio with the dancers and the music.
Lena Horne is the sweetest and most adorable woman in the world.
Sometimes you feel bad about yourself when there's no reason to.
It will take very sophisticated marketing to achieve our aim of bringing more black people into the theater.
My lasting impression of Truman Capote is that he was a terribly gentle, terribly sensitive, and terribly sad man.
I always want to have more dancers in my company.
If you live in the elite world of dance, you find yourself in a world rife with racism. Let's face it.
Money is a never-ending problem.
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