Karen Kain quotes

  • Treasure the things about you that make you different and unique.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Unique #Different #Treasure

  • Surround yourself with people who provide you with support and love and remember to give back as much as you can in return.
    -- Karen Kain

    #People #Giving #Support

  • It's a time to reflect and appreciate all the contributions that others have made to my career and my life. My vision is nothing that hasn't been gleaned or understood from watching and working with so many people I admire before me.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Careers #People #Appreciate

  • The importance of the arts to the societies in which they thrive is well documented.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Art #Importance #Thrive

  • Know that there is so much more to you than your body. It's not just about perfecting the steps; you must trust your instincts to tell deep, emotional stories through the steps that you are performing.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Emotional #Stories #Body

  • There's nothing like the force and challenge of a new ballet to galvanize everyone involved in bringing it to life.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Challenges #Ballet #Force

  • What's a dancer's worst enemy? Sometimes it's age, but sometimes it's the dancer themselves.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Dancer #Enemy #Age

  • Having Alexei Ratmansky create a new Romeo and Juliet for The National Ballet of Canada to mark our 60th anniversary is a dream come true. His aesthetic -- steeped in the Russian school but open to contemporary sources -- is ideal for this work and for our company, which, with our classical heritage and our passion for the modern, is perfectly suited to his distinctive dance vision.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Dream #Passion #School

  • Even if I had nothing to do with the Canada Council, I'd be praying for it.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Canada #Praying #Council

  • When I grow up I am going to be a ballerina. I will be in Giselle. It will be so much fun being a ballerina.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Growing Up #Fun #Ballerina

  • The arts are an integral part of the city's economic progress.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Art #Cities #Progress

  • In the world of classical ballet there are only a handful of story ballets, so getting a new one is cause for excitement.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Ballet #Stories #World

  • Talent will only take you so far, and it is your ability to feel the music and explore a movement that will bring you the greatest pleasure in dance.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Movement #Talent #Pleasure

  • Canadians are very proud of me, of my career.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Careers #Proud #Proud Of Me

  • Friday night is our date night. We really carve out time for each other.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Friday #Night #Friday Night

  • To be able to make decisions and see them come to fruition and feel the excitement around them, what it generates within the company, how the artists get motivated — that's the most rewarding part; feeling I can be a catalyst for an artistic experience for our artists and for the public.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Artist #Decision #Feelings

  • You're terrified that nothing will ever give you the fulfillment that dancing has given you.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Giving #Dancing #Given

  • In my life, there have always been people who guided my path, towards the school, towards this company. I didn't know about any of it. I didn't have a plan. It's good fortune and generosity from other people that have given me all I have today.
    -- Karen Kain

    #School #People #Generosity

  • I know how demanding the process of creation is.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Creation #Process

  • Dancers, like all performing artists, like nothing better than to be challenged.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Artist #Dancer #Performing

  • I really felt it was time for a new vision.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Vision

  • Like everyone else, I want to go on dancing forever, but I know the day is going to come when I will have to be doing something else.
    -- Karen Kain

    #Dancing #Forever #Goes On