Kenny Ortega quotes

  • If you're a young person who wants to become an actor, it's really important to walk into a casting room with a sense of yourself and some life experience. You can really delight a room and have them already choose you before you've even said a word!
    -- Kenny Ortega

    #Important #Actors #Delight

  • I was working in theater, so I didn't get to go to my prom.
    -- Kenny Ortega

    #Prom #Theater

  • I felt Michael Jackson was inspired a little bit more from the elegance of a Fred Astaire. Michael loved Sammy Davis, Jr. and James Brown and Judy Garland and Fred Astaire. But he wasn't any of those people. To be inspired is one thing, but he made it all his own.
    -- Kenny Ortega

    #People #Littles #Inspired

  • The search is more important than the destination

  • But I have always said that it's important we must make sure that justice is at all time be maintained.

  • I think every actor wants to be an FBI or cop at one point.

  • I consider myself a blue-collar actor, just chugging away.

  • I'm constantly trying to find something that's different from me, whereas some actors do the same thing, again and again. That's not for me.

  • Certain actors wanna get paid, they think working in a low-budget movie is being ripped off. But for others it's like, 'Yes, let's do it.'

  • Every actor has his own identity. I don't aspire to be Bond. My quest is to do something new, something different.

  • As contraries are known by contraries, so is the delight of presence best known by the torments of absence.

  • Watching everyone root through their psyche, it just delights me. Especially R. Crumb's stuff.

  • Not only is there no need of an intermediary through whom He would want you to speak to Him, but He finds His delight in having you treat with Him personally and in all confidence.