10 Inspiring Dance Teacher Quotes From 2018
December 26, 2018

With the year’s end in sight, let’s take a look back at the valuable teaching insights from some of our favorite teachers.

Ana Marie Forsythe

Horton is a fundamental of training at The Ailey School. Photo by Nicole Tintle, courtesy of The Ailey School

When, near the end of class, Horton teacher Ana Marie Forsythe teaches an extended phrase on the right side that’s a hodgepodge of movement from the fortifications and studies they’ve just completed, she leaves the dancers to figure out the left side on their own, on the spot. “Remember,” she says, “I’ll never show you the other side. That’s your job, not mine.”

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