A few weeks ago I shared a story with you about a choreographer named Linda Miele. In addition to how hearing her story helped me to connect to ballet, a quote she shared has encouraged me to reflect a bit on my approach.
She described her approach to choreography this way.
“You can’t be married to your choreography. You can’t say ‘I want you to do that step’ and the child can’t do that step well. You have to be willing to change that step because it’s not just about the choreography. It’s about making those dancers look the absolute best you can make them look.”
In other words, it’s not about her.…