Quotes from Shareen

Quotes from Shareen El Safy


On Performance:
“When a dancer performs in Egypt, she is offering her highly valued emotional insights into the culture; her dance is a commentary on the rich, soulful, depths of Egyptian dance and music.”




Tokyo, Japan

On Choreography:
“Invention takes nerve—a surge of knowing, an impulse to actualize the internal, launching something uniquely one’s own, giving the audience a very intimate, otherwise intangible glimpse of the inner landscape.”




On Expression:
“The dance artist opens a window to the soul and gives the audience a new way to dream.”





Meaning and Form:
“Within the context of the solo-improvised dance, an artist’s depth of feeling emerges to animate the dance with meaning. Truth is found within a rich inner reality where body and soul resonate.”

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