“Shang-Chi” and “The Legend of the Ten Rings” actress Michelle Yeoh says she had to learn to “fall” before she could “fly”.
When he studied at the Royal Academy of Dance in London, the 60-year-old Actress As aceshowbiz.com reports, she initially hoped to become a ballet dancer, but it was not until an injury thwarted her plans.
Accepting an honorary doctorate at the American Film Institute, Michelle Yeoh told the Class of 2022: “The first thing they taught me was to do a tuck and roll, then how to fall on my side, and then how to fall on top of me. Back. And after a while, I found out they were teaching me how to fall.”
Michelle Yeoh continued: “I believed I was being kidded. I was like ‘When do I get to the real stuff? You know, jumping kick, roundhouse kick’.
“They said ‘How are you going up if you don’t know how to come down?’ That lesson is still with me today. I had to learn how to fall. Well, you could say I learned it in my bones, really. These moments taught me perseverance, patience and humility,’ yoh added.
‘Memoirs of a Geisha’ actress Michelle Yeoh explained to graduates that success without failure is just luck and stressed that it cannot be relied upon because “failure” is essential to growth.
She said: “Look, when I learned to fall, I could learn to fly. What I want to share with you today is that our slips and stumbles are the secrets of our flight. Every person who has ever stepped on this level has had their fair share of accidents. ,
“Trust me, it’s part of the deal. Success without failure is called luck. It really can’t be replicated or relied upon. It’s from failure, we learn and grow,” said Michelle Yeoh.