Having limits to push against is how you find out what you can do.— Sylvie Guillem
The most jittery Sylvie Guillem quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you
Having limits to push against is how you find out what you can do.
I have always been full of contradictions. I am shy but I love the freedom of the stage. I need reassurance but at the same time I don’t want it. I hate being afraid but I can’t help wanting to frighten myself. That is how you grow.
Technical perfection is insufficient. It is an orphan without the true soul of the dancer.
My body is very nice to me. I have a lucky physique - I just don't take weight on.
When I was very young I was very shy but at the same time I was very open cause I was very curious so I wanted to try many things.
I just know that when I go onstage, I give everything I have, not only my feet, not only my legs, not only my body. I try to tell a story. Sometimes I am able to cry because I feel like it. Sometimes I am able to love because I feel like it.
No, dance is not a monster. The stage is monstrous, not in the negative sense but on the grandiose side. And dance is sacred as something emotionally strong happens.