I personally love to run outdoor fitness trails. I love the meditative value I get when out alone, challenging myself to run faster and higher.— Laurieann Gibson
The most exciting Laurieann Gibson quotes that are little-known but priceless
A choreographer deals with the movement that you create, and with a creative director it's about the story, the stage, the lighting, the costuming, executing someone's idea, choosing how far to go or how little to go, and blending it so that you feel it, you're emotionally effected.
'Saturday Night Fever,' Paula Abdul, 'Fame,' Debbie Allen.
.. all affected me and the generation before me.
I'm born originally in Toronto, and I have what I call my 'Fame' story.
I took a Greyhound bus and went to Alvin Ailey and received Dunham, Horton, Graham technique there, but I could never take my eyes off of Balanchine doing 'Nutcracker'; to me he's the best who ever did it.
I was very disenchanted in the industry for a long time before I met GaGa.
Everyone wanted a "Single Ladies" for their artist, or a Puffy move.
I'm a tough coach, but on the other side of that is me telling them to go all out, "because you're great, because I don't want you to fail, because you were born to do this and you have a dream."
'Born This Way' is shaping up to be creative ecstasy.
I do believe God inspired and worked on everyone's heart.
I dance but I also work out. I run, do strength training... you name it. I've got to!
Artist development is something that I've been passionate about from my days at Uptown and Motown Records.
I believe it's extremely important to include some other type of fitness activity in your training, so cross training will help you to avoid injury when you are dancing.
I think that there was a fad where everyone said, "I want you to create a signature step for my artist." The thing is, for me, music creates the step. The artist commands the step, you know?
One of the basic ways to avoid injury is to always make sure to stretch and warm up your body. This will loosen up your muscles, which will help to avoid common strain injuries such as shin splints and ankle strains.
The only thing that I have is the truth, so the only thing I fear is a lie.
You are absolutely enough the way you are.
For me, a dancer is part of an artist’s entertainment - “backup dancer” isn’t even in my vocabulary.
Everyone has the notion that hip-hop is messy and loose, but there's also another level to it.