It's very difficult for me to do fund raising for my own organization if I'm working for other companies because sponsors will say, 'Well, hey, man, if she's doing a ballet for Ballet Theatre, we'll give money to Ballet Theatre.'
These days, I think we could all agree that having a just-friend is not a bad thing.
My mother was a dominant force in my life. She had a very specific idea about education, which was: you should know everything about everything. It was quite simple. There was no exclusivity, and there really was no judgment.
When I was a kid, toe dancing and toe shoes had a meaning in our culture as a serious kind of art.
Sheri S. Tepper