Garth Fagan Quotes

Gawain Garth Fagan, CD (born 3 May 1940) is a Jamaican modern dance choreographer. He is the founder and artistic director of Garth Fagan Dance, a modern dance company based in Rochester, New York.

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“Until you have seen a herd of elephants, until you've see gazelles leap together, you can't imagine the beauty.”

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“For youngsters to see just modern or ballet or hip-hop is wrong. I want them to see a rich variety.”

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Afro-Caribbean influences are in me as a creative being the same way Spanish influences were in Picasso's work. I think the notion of labels - "black dancer, black choreographer" -is a ploy to divide and conquer, and to limit.

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“I knew from that day that this would not be the same-old, same-old. It was not going to be Disney schmaltz.”

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