Martha Graham News

Date of Birth: May 11, 1894
Date of Death: April 01, 1991 (96)
Birth Place: Allegheny, PA, USA
Gender: Female
MADBOOTS DANCE to Close Jacob's Pillow 2015 with BEAU. and (SAD BOYS) This WeekendMADBOOTS DANCE to Close Jacob's Pillow 2015 with BEAU. and (SAD BOYS) This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

The all-male company MADBOOTS DANCE closes Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 with two powerful and poignant world premieres in the Doris Duke Theatre, August 26-30. (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company to Return to Jacob's Pillow Through Season Finale, 8/30Martha Graham Dance Company to Return to Jacob's Pillow Through Season Finale, 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

The legendary Martha Graham Dance Company (MGDC) will kick off its 90th Anniversary year in a seven-show engagement at Jacob's Pillow's historic Ted Shawn Theatre, August 26-30. Celebrating the company's pioneering past and trail-blazing reputation, MGDC's program features a diverse set of works including Graham's dramatic classic Embattled Garden, the world premiere of AXE by eminent choreographer Mats Ek, the powerful Depak Ine by Nacho Duato, and Echo by Greek choreographer Adonis Foniadakis. (more...)

Laboration Art and Caterina Rago Dance Companies Set for Take Root at Green Space Next MonthLaboration Art and Caterina Rago Dance Companies Set for Take Root at Green Space Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Green Space is pleased to offer a diverse roster of new/emerging artists in September. (more...)

BWW Review: Martha Graham Dance Company's EMBATTLED GARDENBWW Review: Martha Graham Dance Company's EMBATTLED GARDEN
by Caryn Cooper - Aug 21, 2015

As part of an on-going series, “GrahamDeconstructed,” the Martha Graham Dance Company presented an intimate showing at the Martha Graham Studio Theater of the iconic piece Embattled Garden, Graham's wry meditation on love's strife inspired by the story of Adam and Eve, with music by world-renowned composer, Carlos Surinach. Through this series, audience members have a rare opportunity to experience the inside workings of a great American modern dance company. (more...)

Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret to Headline Diner en Blanc Philadelphia's Pop-Up Party, 8/20Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret to Headline Diner en Blanc Philadelphia's Pop-Up Party, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Diner en Blanc Philadelphia is excited to announce that the Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret will headline this year's sold-out pop-up party. Martha will celebrate the group's 10th anniversary by donning her finest white and joining 4,500 guests at a secret location this Thursday night. (more...)

En Garde Arts to Present BOSSS Throughout Hudson River Park, 10/2-4En Garde Arts to Present BOSSS Throughout Hudson River Park, 10/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

En Garde Founder Anne Hamburger, a Pioneering Producer of Site-Specific Theater in New York, Returns with New Festival Challenging 26 Emerging Artists to Think Big (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Presents Liz Gerring Dance Company in GLACIER, August 19-23Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Presents Liz Gerring Dance Company in GLACIER, August 19-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2015

Liz Gerring, the 2015 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award winner and artistic director of Liz Gerring Dance Company, returns to Jacob's Pillow for her company's performances of glacier, August 19-23 in the Doris Duke Theatre. Gerring has garnered praise by dance enthusiasts and critics alike for her abstract choreographic style and keen use of musical and visual elements. (more...)

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by BWW - Aug 16, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/9/2015 - 8/16/2015. (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE's David Byrne Writing JOAN OF ARC Musical?HERE LIES LOVE's David Byrne Writing JOAN OF ARC Musical?
by Jessica Khan - Aug 11, 2015

Talking Heads' David Byrne, who with Fat Boy Slim wrote the cult Imelda Marcos musical HERE LIES LOVE, is bringing the life of another female icon to the stage. (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company Sets 90th Anniversary New York SeasonMartha Graham Dance Company Sets 90th Anniversary New York Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

The world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company celebrates its 90th anniversary season with four extraordinary programs at New York City Center, April 14?18, 2016. The New York season will feature four of Martha Graham's most important masterworks - Appalachian Spring, Chronicle, Cave of the Heart, and Night Journey - alongside new works created for the Company by internationally acclaimed choreographers Marie Chouinard, Mats Ek, and Pontus Lidberg. Performances will take place Thursday to Saturday, April 14?16, at 8:00pm, with a special gala program at 7:00pm on Monday, April 18, the anniversary of Graham's first public performance with her Concert Group in 1926. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center Sets 2015-16 Season of Theatre, Dance & MoreAbrons Arts Center Sets 2015-16 Season of Theatre, Dance & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

On February 12, 1915, the Abrons Arts Center's Henry Street Settlement Playhouse opened its doors on the Lower East Side. Since that day, it has remained a vital cultural resource, providing audiences with artistically bold work while offering artists opportunities to dynamically grow. Since becoming Abrons Director in 2006, Jay Wegman has done much more than maintain 'one of the last standing locations for avant-garde performance downtown' (The New York Times, 2009). He has created an arts venue that is unique on the city's cultural landscape, presenting an international mix of cutting-edge performing and visual artists, both established and emerging, from across the country and around the world, as well as from New York City. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Brasil Summerfest, John Early and More Set for Joe's Pub, 8/5-16Jane Lynch, Brasil Summerfest, John Early and More Set for Joe's Pub, 8/5-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running August 5 - August 16, 2015. (more...)

John Early, The Skivvies and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub at The PublicJohn Early, The Skivvies and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming performances, July 29 - August 9, 2015. Scroll down for details! (more...)

THE TABLE OF SILENCE to Offer 9/11 Performance for Peace Outside Lincoln CenterTHE TABLE OF SILENCE to Offer 9/11 Performance for Peace Outside Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Conceived and choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi, in collaboration with visual artist Rossella Vasta 100+ Dancers, led by the Buglisi Dance Theatre, will appear in this 9/11 prayer for peace Performance Ritual starts at 8:15 AM and concludes precisely at 8:46 AM at the Revson Fountain, Josie Robertson Plaza, Lincoln Center, Columbus & 64th Street. (more...)

BalaSole Dance to Present SALMAGUNDI Evening of Solos, 7/17-18BalaSole Dance to Present SALMAGUNDI Evening of Solos, 7/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

ROBERTO VILLANUEVA, Executive & Artistic Director and Founder of BalaSole Dance Company, presents the 16th concert season of BalaSole in 'SALMAGUNDI,' a new program of solos in a broad range of dance styles, music choices and artistic voices, on July 17 & 18, 8PM, at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55 Street. (more...)

HELD MOMENTARILY, Featuring India Carney, Extends at NYMFHELD MOMENTARILY, Featuring India Carney, Extends at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

HELD MOMENTARILY -- the new musical featuring India Carney, the singer and actress who was a 2015 finalist on NBC-TV's 'The Voice' -- has extended its engagement at The New York Musical Theatre Festival. Scheduled to run July 20 to July 27, 2015, the production has added an additional performance on Tuesday, July 21 at 1:00 PM at PTC Performance Space (555 West 42nd Street in New York). (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY Names New Executive DirectorRIOULT Dance NY Names New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Critically acclaimed, NYC-based troupe RIOULT Dance NY, announces that it has selected Amy Harrison as its new Executive Director. Ms. Harrison has worked with RIOULT Dance NY in a variety of capacities for the last ten years, most notably booking.  (more...)

Okwui Okpokwasili Among New York Live Arts' 2015-16 Residency ArtistsOkwui Okpokwasili Among New York Live Arts' 2015-16 Residency Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

New York Live Arts today announced the recipients of a number of new works residency programs for the 2015-16 season and beyond as part of its newly envisioned new work development program, reflecting a renewed, industry-leading commitment to the support of the creative process. The celebrated New York-based writer, performer and choreographer Okwui Okpokwasili will be the organization's third recipient of the Resident Commissioned Artist (RCA) award, the largest of its kind in the nation. Andrea Kleine, Sonya Tayeh, Adrienne Truscott, Preeti Vasudevan, Larissa Velez-Jackson and Gillian Walsh have been curated to develop new work to premiere in future seasons on the New York Live Arts stage through the Live Feed Program (formerly Studio Series). (more...)

BWW Reviews: MOVE Celebrates at Vancouver PlayhouseBWW Reviews: MOVE Celebrates at Vancouver Playhouse
by Matt Hanson - Jul 13, 2015

Preeminent dance companies of New York, London, and Winnipeg all collaborated to celebrate the tenth birthday of Move: the company with a world premiere collection of works by company choreographer Joshua Beamish. (more...)

Know Theatre to Open 18th MainStage Season with THE BENGSONS' HUNDRED DAYSKnow Theatre to Open 18th MainStage Season with THE BENGSONS' HUNDRED DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

An alt folk opera written by and starring husband and wife duo Shaun and Abigail Bengson, Hundred Days is the fierce, triumphant story of a young couple who fall in love, only to have their time together cut short by a fatal illness. With the brash intensity of youth, they decide to try and live the 100 days they have left together as though it were the 60 years they had imagined they would have. (more...)

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