Words matter. These are the best Dancing Quotes from famous people such as Henny Youngman, Tiffany Dupont, Sarah McLachlan, Tom Bergeron, Ray Bolger, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.
I don’t know if it’s shocking, but I’m the world’s biggest klutz. I have been dancing since I was 3, and I have modeled, and I have good balance, but you wouldn’t know it. Hanging out with me, I do everything from spill food on myself to trip up stairs. I’m the queen of that, most definitely.
I was 17 years old and in my first band, and we played at the university. I was kind of a gawky, unpopular teenager and there was about 400 people smiling and dancing to what we were doing.
Some people come in and really freak. There’s movement everywhere, even a dancing housekeeper!
I am dancing all the time. Every gesture, the body line of every pose, the way I get from place to place, the movement in the acting – none of it would be the way it is if I weren’t a dancer.
I started dancing when I saw Fred Astaire in ‘Flying Down to Rio,’ at approximately nine years old. Fred Astaire influenced me, more than anything, to be in ‘show business.’
I love dancing. It’s one of my favorite things in the whole world.
I was a professional fighter for a while, and I trained in martial arts for seven years, so I think that kind of helped form a base for me as far as dancing.
We’ve all tried to bunk our gym session or dance class. A single routine can get monotonous. That’s why I have decided to make my fitness regime fun by incorporating different workouts into my schedule. From dancing to yoga, I plan to keep it as interesting as possible so I’m never bored of working out.
We didn’t have any real proper school. We did not have a place to go to learn to dance and the joy of dancing.
Every music – except dance music, which is for dancing, I suppose – is for the spirit of the human being, and not for the body.
As a performing group, the Beatles began by playing old rock favorites, for dancing, to tough audiences in Liverpool and Hamburg. When they began writing seriously, they discovered that they couldn’t compose in the early American rock tradition.
To live in Australia permanently is rather like going to a party and dancing all night with one’s mother.
Trying to describe something musical is like dancing to architecture, it’s really difficult.
That’s my dream: one day, I want to standing on the stage on Broadway. I sing; my dancing is terrible, but I can be trained. That’s my dream. That’s something I really want to work on.
I grew up always wanting to be a dancer, and when I went to New York, I fell in love with the idea of performing in all ways. I saw myself traveling with a company or making my own work and being a little weird. I wasn’t thinking about the business side of anything; I just knew that I loved dancing.
We’ve taken Japan’s ‘idol’ music genre of pretty girls singing and dancing and added ‘kawaii metal,’ which is totally new.
When I initially committed to joining ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ I didn’t realize just how physically demanding it would be for me. Unable to put forth my best effort, I felt it appropriate to step aside and give someone else the opportunity.
My singing wasn’t horrible, but my dancing really made it look silly. It’s not like I’m a horrible singer that can’t sing. But I don’t have the consistency or the presentation skills that a good performer has.
If I were to try and find a unifying emotion that kept me calm and focused while I was dancing or writing or solving a math problem, I think the one unifying thing about all those that keeps my interest is creativity.
Ever since I can remember, I drew, and visual arts have been my main way to express myself. I like dancing, although I’ve never done that very seriously. It’s something I’d like to explore more.
You should celebrate the end of a love affair as they celebrate death in New Orleans, with songs, laughter, dancing and a lot of wine.
When I came into the industry I started with acting and I did drama during junior high and high school. I fell into dancing as a hobby, but whenever you need work, you try out different things. So I booked a lot of jobs for dancing and it kept rolling and rolling.
How long will we keep making films where hero-heroine is dancing around trees?
What’s the subject of life – to get rich? All of those fellows out there getting rich could be dancing around the real subject of life.
Compassion is a practically acquired knowledge, like dancing. You must do it and practice diligently day by day.
I started off dancing and playing sports, and I joined the drama stuff, the theatre stuff in middle school because my friends were involved, and it was kind of the cool thing to do.
I grew up watching Gregory Hines banging out rhythms like drum beats, and Jimmy Slyde dancing these melodies, you know, bop-bah-be-do-bap, not just tap-tap-tap. Everyone else was dancing in monotone, but I could hear the hoofers in stereo, and they influenced me to have this musical approach towards tap.
The history of all big jazz bands shows was, first they played for dancing, and then they played for singing.
I’m not the most confident dancer, to be honest. Dancing on film was very difficult for me because you can see it after it’s been done.
I swim, go to the gym, and do a little dancing every day and a little singing.
Look at where I lived! Four blocks from Lincoln Center. I used to play in the fountain. And then I started taking dance lessons. I was in ‘The Nutcracker’ for the N.Y. City Ballet when I was 8 and dancing in ‘The Firebird’ for George Balanchine when I was 9. Believe me, that’s something you don’t ever forget.
I realize that dancers have worked long and hard for standards. However, on occasion, I think that it’s good to examine one’s heart and ask why are we dancing.
When we cover a Chainsmokers song in our live show with ZBB, people are dancing and going crazy.
There’s times when I’m cleaning the kitchen, and while I’m doing that, I’m singing and air guitaring with a broom to ‘You Should Be Dancing.’
When I was 12 years old, someone took me to see Martha Graham. It was nothing like what I thought of as serious dancing and even then I knew I was having a great experience. It was as if somebody was moving through space like no one ever did before.
I found out I had a real love for comedy and comedy writing. The logic was, there weren’t too many female comedians, so I thought I might as well try a field that had fewer competitors than the field I was in, which was acting, singing and dancing.
I don’t think I would be a good actor! People enjoyed ‘Dancing With the Stars’ because I was myself, and every time they told me to say something, I would say my own words, so I don’t think I could follow a script well!
I was a late bloomer, but I had a career as a contemporary dancer before that, so I had some kind of connection to this world. But I was always a little more in love with the drama of dancing than the aesthetics, so I thought, ‘Why don’t you give it a chance if you think you can do it a little different?’
In drawing after drawing, pastel after pastel, painting after painting, the contours of Degas’s dancing figures become, at a certain point, darkly insistent, tangled and dusky. It may be around an elbow, a heel, an armpit, a calf muscle, the nape of a neck.
When I started thinking seriously about learning the rules of narrative, I thought, ‘You’ve learned the rules of dancing from the ballet; what’s the matter with learning the laws of theater from the people who know how to do it?’
I love to go to the gym for a couple of hours daily. Besides, I love my dancing routines; dance helps me unwind, de-stress, and introspect.
I know I want to work for my whole life because I know I can’t live without music or dancing. But I don’t know if I want to be a big star.
I always vaguely knew I wanted to perform, but I haven’t got the greatest singing voice and my dancing isn’t up to scratch. Acting was really the only alternative. My parents have been really supportive throughout.
I’m anti-social, and I don’t have too many friends. I’m in my own world doing my own things – training in martial arts, dancing, or watching a Michael Jackson video.
The artistic side of our family was very important because one person encourages the other. It was a vey enlightening place to be as a kid because of all the music and dancing, and my dad played banjo; my sisters played piano and sang.
Dancehall culture in Europe is very close to Jamaica. Europe and Japan have a very close link to Jamaican dancehall culture, where it’s all about sound-systems and horns and girls dancing all crazy – that happens a lot in those places.
Around 7 years old, we girls took dancing lessons, joined the Brownies, the Girl Scouts, the 4H Club.
I have this idea of myself as this quiet, observant, thoughtful child, which my parents roundly contradict. They claim that I was loud and bossy and dancing all the time.
I was more of a dancing kid than a singing kid. I mean, I sang in school choirs and I sang in school musicals, but I was much more interested in dancing than singing.