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When Others Count Sheep to Fall Asleep, I Count Ballet “BLACK Steps. SWAN” And Everything FAIL AND THE FallsBALLET into Place. ROAD TO WISDOM Still, growing up in Indiana, US, Catterson wasn’t given the chance to attend a great ballet school, so she trained, but not at the intensity wannabe ballerinas do. She was, however, a bright student, and later majored in Psychology at Northwestern University. There, her fire for dance re-ignited. She apprenticed with Judith Scott Dance Company in Chicago, participated in the American Dance Festival at Connecticut College, experimented with choreography, and received prizes and accolades. Dance won out. In 1968 she moved to New York, to work under mammoth names like James Cunningham and Yvonne Rainer. She is now seventy and goes to class every single day. “It is not so much my perfect body that led to my lasting career, but my talent and passion. You can’t be mediocre if you are a professional dancer. A plumber can be mediocre and make a living, a dancer no,” says the seasoned creator,who often tours the world FV6r6V֖'2( 6WFF2fW&6RB&W6W&6W2&RfWrFW7B67&PƗfrRV6ǒfwW&RWBFBFR2WPVBRV&Wr7FW2FRWBRF&rFVЦvWBRFRVVBf"67FBFW7FVBF6PWV2RvFVF6'W72FVvW72fW&ƗGB7VVB( wVW26VV7&WVB7F6vǐfB6GFW'6v&V֖66W2FRFW26RFW7FVBW F6rFw&V6VB7FvR"WBbGVRfƖ2'WBbVFǒF6R7GVFW2W"fW'6FƗGFBWFVG0g&7G&7BF66ƖRFƖW2BFV6VW2FP&W6W&6VgVW72Vf&W6VV6662vBG2G'VPFR66Rbv6FFW2F6W.( 26'BƖfW77V֖FRr'Vpv6F( Ė6V6RW2( 7vW'26GFW'6( vVPVWBW'6VbFR֗'&"VF&G2BFvG2PV&FFVvFW"fƖw2B76WG27VffW&VBg&ЦVFrF6&FW"f"GvVGffRV'2vVBFfW&6RBV'&6rח6VbvF6W&vRB6V6FfGR6VRRVVB'F7N( 26V6FfG'WB6W&vPBFVvW72vVWFRf&W2'W&r( f"FR6VV'&FVB6&Vw&W"FW&R֖vB&R6WFr7V6&WBFRF6W'2v7F6vFF6RF&VvF6@F( FB6VW"v6F6R7FVW'2FR6fW'6FখFFRF2bfVrF6W"2W&fV7BWPb&Fw6rFR6VbG&66VFV6RF( FRFPVN( ( BRB6RvBW&VBBVBR6V@6VRBw&GFVfW"W"f6RFB6Rv2w&FVgVf W"W'Bv2FRW&fV7BW7W6Rf"F27W&VVǐFVFVBF6W"F6BF( РvVFW'26VB6VWFf6VW6VB&WB7FW2BWfW'Frf2F6Rࠧ&V7&VF7FfGFR6Rw&VF'&Vr&W6V&66F27W'fW26vrFBWfVWFr7GW&Rv7&V6RfVVƖw2bvW"BFW&6Rb&6vRFFrFRVBWv&BGV6W2&FRFFRWFVBFB6F2G&rFW'2fVVBGFW&2V&FVB6vF62&WB6G&'WFRF76v66vW2766FVBvFv6F( ĖbR6RFRW&vB7GW&RvVBF&Vv&WN( G6WFr66ǒ6VN( F26W'Fǒ&7FVBג6VbW7FVV( Ц7vW'2f'GfW"זV"BVF6FvVRPbFRVFr'F7G2bW"vVW&F&VBFr( FRG'WF2vFVBF&V6R&W&'WBƖVBfB&BFV6BfW'FVV6RFw&2vFFRf7BFBג6V淒&Gg&RvVBVvV@ƗFW&ǒVVBF7F'fRF&V6R&W&66V@WBVBVVB( FRFW"bGv62ࠤ6FvVRFW2BfR7F&W2bF&VBF6&R&WB2FRW"fRW"&G&RfV@W"vF6FfRfVVƖw2BFVvBW"FRvW"`FVv&( Ē66VRw&W2גWW"&G@&R&VWFgVǒ67VFVB&FW2FR֗'&"`גGVB676FW2&RGvVGV'2VvW"FP'WB7FFR6V6B&W7BFV66672BfPRbFR&W7BV&W2( 6R62( 6fFVBV'VƖVBV6vGFVBv6W#( ( FVFR( FR'F7B&WƖW06gB'WB6VBf6R( ĒFW7Bג&G( 2Ɩ֗G2@F2vfW2RfV&R6VbֶvVFvR6fRfV@F&vWB֖BV6V&Rf7W2vVFW'26V@6VWFf6VW6VB&WB7FW2BWfW'Fpf2F6R( РVF6FvVRf'7BFRVg@7FbF֗G&V22W&Ɨ7BBw&FW"v2V&VB4$24%2&FBd6VB2w&EF6Rv6Ɩ"FRvW"V6V2bFW'66&^( 0FVf"FRg&W%FvvFvWGFRB&R'B֖vBVFRvFW2bv6F66V6R62'WBf6V&GvGFW#FW6U7F`vBV2vFF6RvFRW&WB2W&PVǒ#bVFFg&6FV7B6Ц6FV7B6"FV6FV7B6РvR0