"The trained dancer must not only have grace and elegance, but also the leap of an Olympic hurdler, the balance of a tight-rope walker and panther-like strength and agility." ~Camilla Jessel (*Dancer featured: Rudolf Nureyev)
Were Margot Fonteyn and Nureyev really lovers? A riveting TV drama brings ballet's most passionate pairing back to life
Margot Fonteyn and Nureyev - I've pinned this before, I think, but it reminds me that, while super high extensions, oversplits etc... are very impressive physical feats, I love ballet because of the emotion and humanity that the true artist brings. The passion.