I'm obviously always interested in the dancer who's an athlete and vice versa. I expect dancers to be in condition like an athlete is and to challenge themselves in the same way, to the same physical degree.
In the not-for-profit world, there can be wastefulness because there's not the desperate urgency of when you're on a clock.
In dreams, anything can be anything, and everybody can do. We can fly, we can turn upside down, we can transform into anything.
Let me put it this way: I would like to direct a successful film. An unsuccessful film I would not like to direct. Films are very difficult.
Things change all the time, so why do people make such a philosophical to-do that things are constantly in transition?
I think Tolstoy had an unbelievably complicated relationship with women.