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The Tony- and Emmy-winning choreographer says that one way to prepare children for creative greatness is to remember that:
"The more options, the more relationships, that people can find—the more parallels, the more metaphors—the more one seemingly unrelated thing is found to have bearing on something else. These types of connections are very reassuring, and very exciting, to find. So a child who's given an education that includes music and painting and movement, as well as, it wouldn't hurt, a little philosophy in first grade if you ask me, although you didn't hear it here—and nothing's the matter with Latin, and the roots of words, and I personally miss Greek. You know, everything you study brings a totally different way of looking at life. I don't think that scheduling is uncreative; I think that structure is required for creativity. I think that children who run wild and don't learn form are not going to become artists."