“Hula holds the host culture.”
“…and we all work together as an ‘ohana.”
“We are not practitioners of hula, because we do not ‘practice’ hula. We live it. A select number of us (kumu) are privileged to live the hula; so now we must actively protect it.”
” I’m fascinated by Bollywood. “Tracey Ullman
” When I think of Bollywood dance, I think of choreographies from the ’70s and ’80s. That was true Bollywood, what is now known as old school Bollywood.”Terence Lewis
” Kuhi no ka lima,
hele no ka maka.
Where the hands move,
there let the eyes follow. “
A rule in hula.
” All the dancer’s gestures are signs of things, and the dance called rational, because it aptly signifies and displays something over and above the pleasure of the senses.”
” Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.”
“Any problem in the world can be solved by dancing.”
“Good choreography fuses eye, ear, and mind.”