Martha Graham News

Date of Birth: May 11, 1894
Date of Death: April 01, 1991 (96)
Birth Place: Allegheny, PA, USA
Gender: Female
The New School's College of Performing Arts Sets Winter, Spring ProgrammingThe New School's College of Performing Arts Sets Winter, Spring Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The New School's newly formed College of Performing Arts, led by"firebrand" (New York Times) Executive Dean Richard Kessler, is pleased to announce winter-spring public programming highlights for the College's three schools: Mannes School of Music, The School of Jazz and The School of Drama. Performances will take place at the College's new performing arts hub-designed by Deborah Berke Partners at Arnhold Hall (55 West 13th Street)-as well as at The New School's Tishman Auditorium at University Center (63 Fifth Avenue), The Theater at the School of Drama (151 Bank Street) and venues throughout the city. Please see below for a schedule of events for each school.   (more...)

The Joyce to Present Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo & Bruce Levingston in Trio ConcertDanceThe Joyce to Present Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo & Bruce Levingston in Trio ConcertDance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to present world-renowned dancers Alessandra Ferri and Herman Cornejo, accompanied by internationally acclaimed concert pianist, Bruce Levingston, in the U.S. premiere of TRIO ConcertDance.Tickets range in price from $10-$75 and can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org. (more...)

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by BWW - Jan 31, 2016

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NY Public Library's Rosenberg Dance Curator Linda Murray on the Ted Shawn PapersNY Public Library's Rosenberg Dance Curator Linda Murray on the Ted Shawn Papers
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jan 30, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Linda Murray, Dance Curator for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on: Ted Shawn Papers, Additions. (more...)

Soaking WET Dance Series Returning to West End Theater, 2/4-7Soaking WET Dance Series Returning to West End Theater, 2/4-7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The Soaking WET dance series, curated by David Parker and Jeff Kazin, returns to the West End Theater with two performances daily, February 4-7, showing all world premieres by choreographers Garnet Henderson and Kai Kleinbard (early shows), and the Barkin/Selissen Project (later performances).   The charming and friendly West End Theater is located on the 2nd floor of the Church at 263 West 86th Street (corner of 86th & West End). (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company Announces Programming for 90th Anniversary Season at NY City CenterMartha Graham Dance Company Announces Programming for 90th Anniversary Season at NY City Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company celebrates its 90th anniversary season April 14?18, 2016, at New York City Center. The season will feature several of Martha Graham's most important masterworks, including Chronicle (1936), Appalachian Spring (1944), Cave of the Heart (1946), Lamentation (1930), and Night Journey (1947). (more...)

Pig Iron to Host Annual Fundraiser, 2/5Pig Iron to Host Annual Fundraiser, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Each year, Pig Iron Theatre Company welcomes audiences back to the Troc for an unbelievable night of music, dance, wild theatrics, and more with each incarnation of its annual benefit. This year, LA VIE BO-HAM, the annual For the Love of Pig Iron bash will take over the Trocadero, Friday, February 5 at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $30, Premium Seating is $100 and VIP Seating is $200. The Trocadero is located at 1003 Arch Street. Tickets are available online at http://pigiron.ticketleap.com/la-vie-boham/. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

New York, NY, January 19, 2016 – The Wendy Osserman Dance Company will celebrate its 40th Anniversary season with four performances, running April 20 – 23, 2016 at 8 pm.  Presented by the Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue), the season will feature two world premieres and Osserman's Udjat (1985).   (more...)

Alwin Nikolais' Classics to Take the Stage at The Joyce Theater Next MonthAlwin Nikolais' Classics to Take the Stage at The Joyce Theater Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Welcome to 2016 via 1950 at The Joyce Theater, February 9-14, when a series of the late choreographer's groundbreaking works-'Tensile Involvement,' 'Gallery,' 'Mechanical Organ III,' and 'Crucible' command the stage courtesy of the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, the repository of 'Nik's' greatest hits. Alberto del Saz, director of the Nikolais/Louis Foundation for Dance, selected, staged and directed the season repertory. (more...)

Pig Iron to Host Annual Fundraiser, 2/5Pig Iron to Host Annual Fundraiser, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Each year, Pig Iron Theatre Company welcomes audiences back to the Troc for an unbelievable night of music, dance, wild theatrics, and more with each incarnation of its annual benefit. This year, LA VIE BO-HAM, the annual For the Love of Pig Iron bash will take over the Trocadero, Friday, February 5 at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $30, Premium Seating is $100 and VIP Seating is $200. The Trocadero is located at 1003 Arch Street. Tickets are available online at http://pigiron.ticketleap.com/la-vie-boham/. (more...)

THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE's Dave Thomas Brown Wins Clive Barnes Theatre Award; American Ballet Theatre's Gabe Stone Shayer Wins For DanceTHE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE's Dave Thomas Brown Wins Clive Barnes Theatre Award; American Ballet Theatre's Gabe Stone Shayer Wins For Dance
by Michael Dale - Jan 11, 2016

Brown played an awkward dive bar Elvis impersonator who finds his true calling as a drag artist in MCC's production of Matthew Lopez's comedy. (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING Stars Among Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Ceremony Today!SPRING AWAKENING Stars Among Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Ceremony Today!
by Michael Dale - Jan 11, 2016

The Sixth Annual Clive Barnes Awards for Theatre and Dance will be held this afternoon, January 11, at 3 p.m. at The Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Center. One recipient from each category will be chosen and the winners announced today. All finalists will receive a cash prize, with the winners in each category receiving an award of $5,000. (more...)

Pat Catterson's NOW. Installation Event Set for NYU Tisch Later This MonthPat Catterson's NOW. Installation Event Set for NYU Tisch Later This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

NOW. is a multimedia / performance / installation event directed and choreographed by Pat Catterson in collaboration with dance media artist Paul Galando and presented by NYU Tisch Dance and New Media Department on Saturday and Sunday, January 30 & 31, 2016 at 12 Noon. This immersive performance captures dancers in single moments in time and place performing simultaneously both in real and virtual time. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2016

L'ensemble de l'equipe s'associe a la douleur de sa famille et de ses proches. Jean-Albert Cartier (1930 - 2015) Ne a Marseille, apres des debuts comme critique d'art au journal « Combat » et a France Inter, il cree en 1968 le Ballet- Theatre contemporain et dirige le Centre choregraphique et lyrique d'Angers, avec sa complice Francoise Adret, ou il fera decouvrir en France nombre de createurs et notamment Jorge Lavelli. En 1978, il dirige le Ballet-Theatre francais de Nancy et en 1980 est nomme directeur du Chatelet par Marcel Landowski, lors de la creation du « Theatre musical de Paris - Chatelet », subventionne par la Ville de Paris. Il sera designe en 1987 « personnalite musicale de l'annee ». (more...)

Two River Theater to Present LIVES OF REASON; Cast AnnouncedTwo River Theater to Present LIVES OF REASON; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the full cast and creative team for its production of Lives of Reason, a world premiere written by Robert Rechnitz and Kenneth Stunkel, directed by Jonathan Fox. Performances will begin in Two River's Marion Huber Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, on Saturday, January 9 and continue through Sunday, February 7. The opening night performance is Friday, January 15 at 8pm. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org. The lead production sponsors are Monmouth University and Saker ShopRites. (more...)

Abarukas to Premiere NO MAN IS AN ISLAND, 1/23-24 in DumboAbarukas to Premiere NO MAN IS AN ISLAND, 1/23-24 in Dumbo
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

After a 13-month process Abarukas, a contemporary dance company full of power and communicative dance style, presents No Man is an Island. The world premiere of No Man is an Island is January 23 and 24, 2016 at the Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center in Dumbo, NYC. This newly renovated theater, formerly St. Ann's Warehouse, seats 300. Choreographer and founder, Yoshito Sakuraba is no stranger to creating evening-length work. His first full-length piece was performed to sold out audiences at Manhattan Movement and Arts center in 2013. (more...)

Eduardo Vilaro Named Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ballet HispanicoEduardo Vilaro Named Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ballet Hispanico
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

The Board of Directors of Ballet Hispanico, the nation's preeminent Latino dance institution, announced today that Eduardo Vilaro will assume the newly created position of Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ballet Hispanico, effective immediately. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 12/8/15- Graciela DanieleSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 12/8/15- Graciela Daniele
by Stage Tube - Dec 8, 2015

Happy Birthday, Graciela Daniele! As a performer, Daniele made her Broadway debut in What Makes Sammy Run? in 1964. She studied with Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham while working with such luminaries as Bob Fosse, Agnes de Mille, and Michael Bennett, who hired her to assist him with Follies in 1971. Her first credit as a full-fledged choreographer was the 1979 revival of The Most Happy Fella. She has directed and/or choreographed several musicals of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, including, most recently, The Glorious Ones (2007) and Dessa Rose (2005) at the Off-Broadway Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center. She has directed and/or choreographed several musicals of Michael John LaChiusa Off-Broadway, most recently Bernarda Alba (2006) and Little Fish (2003). (more...)

Juilliard Dance's 2015-16 Season Opens with 'New Dances: Edition 2015'Juilliard Dance's 2015-16 Season Opens with 'New Dances: Edition 2015'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, opens its 2015-16 season this month with 'New Dances: Edition 2015' featuring four world-premiere dances by innovative choreographers Helen Simoneau (First-Year Dancers); Aszure Barton (Second-Year Dancers); Zvi Gotheiner (Third-Year Dancers); and Kyle Abraham(Fourth-Year Dancers). (more...)

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by BWW - Nov 29, 2015

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