"When it comes down to it, it's giving people a good night out in a basic way and I think my company guarantees that. There's always something new and something to excite us and surprise us, and that's why people come back, I hope."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Matthew Bourne on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Matthew Bourne on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Matthew Bourne on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Matthew Bourne on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Matthew Bourne on Dalai Lama
"People know that they're going to see something which is entertaining but challenging as well because of the form it's in. It's dance theatre and it requires you to use your imagination - it's not straight forward."
"I'm very conscious that I want the dance audience to respond and respect what I'm doing, so I'm always very true to the music and I honour the music in the way I see it - I don't mess around with the music."