Quotes by Mikhail Baryshnikov

Mikhail Nikolayevich Baryshnikov, nicknamed "Misha", is a Latvian SSR born Russian and American dancer, choreographer, and actor. He is often cited alongside Vaslav Nijinsky, Rudolf Nureyev and Vladimir Vasiliev as one of the greatest male ballet dancers in history. Born in Riga, Latvian SSR, Baryshnikov had a promising start in the Kirov Ballet in Leningrad before defecting to Canada in 1974 for more opportunities in western dance.

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Working is living to me.

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I have been very lucky to work in so many new ballets, but that is what a dancer's work is.

Mikhail Baryshnikov
 
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It's what's left in life, to work with interesting people.

Mikhail Baryshnikov
 
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Every ballet, whether or not successful artistically or with the public, has given me something important.

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No dancer can watch Fred Astaire and not know that we all should have been in another business.

Mikhail Baryshnikov
 
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