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There's no thinking involved i...

There's no thinking involved in my choreography... I don't work through images or ideas. I work through the body... If the dancer dances, which is not the same as having theories about dancing or wishing to dance or trying to dance, everything is there. When I dance, it means: this is what I am doing.

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The most essential thing in da...

The most essential thing in dance discipline is devotion, the steadfast and willing devotion to the labor that makes the classwork not a gymnastic hour and a half, or at the lowest level, a daily drudgery, but a devotion that allows the classroom discipline to become moments of dancing too...

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The only way to do it is to do...

The only way to do it is to do it.

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You have to love dancing to st...

You have to love dancing to stick to it. It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintings to show on walls and maybe hang in museums, no poems to be printed and sold, nothing but that fleeting moment when you feel alive. It is not for unsteady souls .

Merce Cunningham 16 quotes

The most essential thing in da...

The most essential thing in dance discipline is devotion.

Merce Cunningham 16 quotes

Light or luminosity is created...

Light or luminosity is created by the way elements are juxtaposed. They become reflective and a radiance comes from putting different things together.

Merce Cunningham 16 quotes

I think of dance as a constant...

I think of dance as a constant transformation of life itself.

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Falling is one of the ways of ...

Falling is one of the ways of moving.

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I was told that I had to give ...

I was told that I had to give grades to the students, which I wasn't particularly interested in doing.

Merce Cunningham 16 quotes

You have to love dancing to st...

You have to love dancing to stick to it,

Merce Cunningham 16 quotes

There are no fixed points in s...

There are no fixed points in space,

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I'm not expressing anything. I...

I'm not expressing anything. I'm presenting people moving.

Merce Cunningham 16 quotes

Anything can feed you, dependi...

Anything can feed you, depending on the way you look at it.

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Dancing is a spiritual exercis...

Dancing is a spiritual exercise in a physical form.

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My dance classes were open to ...

My dance classes were open to anybody, my only stipulation was that they had to come to the class every day.

Merce Cunningham 16 quotes

I was told that I had to give ...

I was told that I had to give grades to the students, which I wasn't particularly interested in doing.

Merce Cunningham 16 quotes

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