Yesterday I ordered tickets for Olivia and myself to a Martha Graham Dance Company performance here in Philadelphia next month. Olivia was given a modern trio this year at her studio, and I thought she might enjoy seeing a professional example of the style.
After I placed my order, I decided to read more about Martha Graham. Eventually, I came across the following quote, which deeply resonated with me. She was having lunch with American dancer and choreographer, Agnes de Mille, who told her that she had a "burning desire to be excellent, but no faith that she could be." Martha Graham responded:
I hope these words bring something to your creative journey this week!