"I dance but I also work out. I run, do strength training... you name it. I've got to!"
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Laurieann Gibson on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Laurieann Gibson on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Laurieann Gibson on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Laurieann Gibson on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Laurieann Gibson on Ernest Hemingway
"I personally love to run outdoor fitness trails. I love the meditative value I get when out alone, challenging myself to run faster and higher."
"I've created, directed and choreographed for Lady Gaga since the beginning, so 'Born This Way,' this was musically such an amazing evolution and such a brilliant record. So when she played it for me, it took me a while to find out the visual interpretation that I could give back to her."
"If you love dance and you have the gift of teaching, teaching is super amazing and important because my teachers planted that seed in me. As a teacher you understand the difference or the definition of a Baryshnikov or a Gregory Hines, so teaching is really important and very necessary."
"Choreography is amazing. I'm still a dancer, yet I transitioned into choreography then as a Creative Director. All of these creative elements are brought out of being a dancer. Directing is something that comes out of understanding movement and choreography. Directing movement is directing a dance piece."
"'The Dance Scene' is basically the most amazing dance show in the world, and it follows me as a creative director. You see how I maintain that creativity."