Performance is the moment when the art of ballet has the opportunity to make connection with the outside world. […] The dimensions of communication from human to human conveyed through art is beyond what we would be capable of without it. Our souls respond with depth to the messages borne through art.
Throughout the night, while he sleeps, his hands play nocturnes. Music spun from dreams, stretching from his fingers, light then shadow, moonbeams dancing in the branches of trees. […] Their undulations swim toward her and silver the dark, like those tiny bells the moon rings over ripples on a lake.
From Nocturnes, by Charles Levendosky