Even though I am a professional, and I know what the steps are, I don't quite know how I'm going to do them, because I haven't lived that moment yet. I always feel very insecure and I get very excited.
More Quotes from Suzanne Farrell:I still feel like a 15 year-old girl coming to New York. Dancing does that to you. I think it keeps you really young.
The particular ballet was not so important as the fact that I was physically healthy, and capable of getting out there and dancing as often as possible.
As soon as I hear music, something in me starts to vibrate.
I think especially in a world where you have so little say about what goes on in your life, or in the politics of the world around you, it is wonderful to go into that studio, and tell yourself what to do.
And I think it was important that I learned to love to dance eventually for its own sake, as opposed to wanting to be a ballerina.
And I just thought, this is what I want to be. And I knew that dancing would be my chosen profession.
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My only regret in life is that I didn't spend as much time with my kids as I now wish I had.