Repetition is not repetition, ... The same action makes you feel something completely different by the end— Pina Bausch
The most emotional Pina Bausch quotes that are free to learn and impress others
When I first began choreographing, I never thought of it as choreography but as expressing feelings. Though every piece is different, they are all trying to get at certain things that are difficult to put into words. In the work, everything belongs to everything else - the music, the set, the movement and whatever is said.
Your fragility is also your strength.
To understand what I am saying, you have to believe that dance is something other than technique. We forget where the movements come from. They are born from life. When you create a new work, the point of departure must be contemporary life -- not existing forms of dance.
I am more interested in what moves people, than how they move.
The things we discover for ourselves are the most important.
I want to feel something, as a person. I don't want to be bored.
Everything must come from the heart, must be lived.
I didn't want to imitate anybody. Any movement I knew, I didn't want to use.
I'm not interested in how people move; I'm interested in what makes them move.
I'm not so interested in how they move as in what moves them.
I loved to dance because I was scared to speak. When I was moving, I could feel.