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Martha Graham News

Date Of Birth:
May 11, 1894
Date Of Death:
April 01, 1991 (96)
Birth Place:
Allegheny, PA, USA
Gender:
Female
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New York Theatre Ballet to Perform 1/9-11 at 92YNew York Theatre Ballet to Perform 1/9-11 at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) will perform at 92Y from January 9-11, 2014. 92Y is located at 1395 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10128 (Lexington Avenue and 92nd Street). Performances: Friday and Saturday at 8pm;and Sunday at 3pm. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY Receives NEA Grant to Support New Work POLYMORPHOUSRIOULT Dance NY Receives NEA Grant to Support New Work POLYMORPHOUS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced today that RIOULT Dance NY is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. RIOULT Dance is recommended for a $10,000 grant to support the creation and presentation of Artistic Director, Pascal Rioult's new work entitled Polymorphous. (more...)

Harrison Ball, Christopher Bloom & More Nominated for 5th Annual Clive Barnes Awards; Full List!Harrison Ball, Christopher Bloom & More Nominated for 5th Annual Clive Barnes Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

This year's nominees for dance are Harrison Ball of New York City Ballet, Christopher Bloom of Ballet Hispanico, Russell Janzen of New York City Ballet, and Bevon Teuscher of American Ballet Theatre. (more...)

Marin Alsop to Lead BSO in THE RITE OF SPRING Next MonthMarin Alsop to Lead BSO in THE RITE OF SPRING Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Music Director ?Marin Alsop will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 3 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore. Also on the Classical Concert Series program are Barber's Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance and Osvaldo Golijov's Rose of the Winds (BSO premiere). The Rite of Spring is the subject of Maestra Alsop's third Off the Cuff program of the 2014-2015 season, held Friday, January 9 at 8:15 p.m. at Strathmore and Saturday, January 10 at 7 p.m. at the Meyerhoff. Capitalizing on Marin Alsop's charismatic way of illuminating classical music, the Off the Cuff programs focus on one masterwork, allowing the Maestra to discuss the back story of the piece and the composer's life. Please see below for complete program details. (more...)

Tickets to Gotham Chamber Opera's THE TEMPEST SONGBOOK Now On SaleTickets to Gotham Chamber Opera's THE TEMPEST SONGBOOK Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Tickets are now on sale for Gotham Chamber Opera's final production of the 2014/2015 season, The Tempest Songbook, comprised of incidental music for The Tempest composed in 1695 and attributed to Henry Purcell and Kaija Saariaho's 2004 Tempest Songbook for soprano, baritone and period instrument ensemble, in its U.S. and World Stage Premieres.A co-production with The Martha Graham Dance Company, The Tempest Songbook will be performed in The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, with three performances from March 27 - 29, 2015. Performances: Friday and Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 3pm. Tickets range from $30 to $175 and are available at metmuseum.org/tickets. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/8- Graciela DanieleSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/8- Graciela Daniele
by Stage Tube - Dec 8, 2014

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...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/8/14 - GYPSY OF THE YEAR, INVISIBLE HAND and More!WAKE UP with BWW 12/8/14 - GYPSY OF THE YEAR, INVISIBLE HAND and More!
by Jessica Showers - Dec 8, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: BC/EFA hosts its GYPSY OF THE YEAR celebration, THE INVISIBLE HAND makes its NYC debut and more! (more...)

Jasper Morrison & Yoshio Taniguchi to Receive 2nd Annual Isamu Noguchi AwardJasper Morrison & Yoshio Taniguchi to Receive 2nd Annual Isamu Noguchi Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

The Noguchi Museum is pleased to announce that designer Jasper Morrison and architect Yoshio Taniguchi will receive the second annual Isamu Noguchi Award, given to recognize kindred spirits in innovation, global consciousness, and Japanese/American exchange. Motohide Yoshikawa, Ambassador of Japan to the United Nations, will present the award during a special ceremony at The Noguchi Museum's annual Spring Benefit on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. This event is part of a year of celebratory programming in honor of the 30th anniversary of the Museum's founding by Isamu Noguchi. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Gloria McLeanBWW Interviews: Gloria McLean
by Barnett Serchuk - Nov 26, 2014

Gloria McLean, a New York-based dancer, choreographer and teacher, is the founder and artistic director of LIFEDANCE/Gloria McLean and Dancers. From 1982-1993, Ms. McLean was a member of the Erick Hawkins Dance Company, performing in New York, the U.S., and internationally. She is considered one of the leading exponents of this American Modern Dance tradition. (more...)

FSLC and Dance Films Association Announce 43rd Dance on CameraFSLC and Dance Films Association Announce 43rd Dance on Camera
by Movies News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association announced today the lineup for the 43rd edition of Dance on Camera (more...)

Documentary MISS HILL: MAKING DANCE MATTER Opens in New York, 1/23Documentary MISS HILL: MAKING DANCE MATTER Opens in New York, 1/23
by Movies News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter tells the inspiring and largely Unknown story of Martha Hill, a visionary whose life was defined by her love for dance, and who successfully fought against great odds to establish modern dance as a legitimate art form in America. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ENTHUSIASTIC EVENTS, From Blog to Social OccasionBWW Reviews: ENTHUSIASTIC EVENTS, From Blog to Social Occasion
by Wesley Doucette - Nov 24, 2014

The Dance Enthusiast's inaugural event on the topic of Fashion and Dance. (more...)

Juilliard Dance's 2014-15 Season Opens with 'New Dances: Edition 2014' in DecemberJuilliard Dance's 2014-15 Season Opens with 'New Dances: Edition 2014' in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, opens its 2014-15 season in December with New Dances: Edition 2014 featuring four world premieres by innovative choreographers: Juilliard alumnus Austin McCormick (1st-Year Dancers); alumna Loni Landon (2nd-Year Dancers); Kate Weare (3rd-Year Dancers); and Larry Keigwin (4th-Year Dancers). Mr. Keigwin is returning to Juilliard where he previously choreographed and premiered, in December 2008, Runaway, a large-scale piece that riffs on the high fashion runway scene, and, in December 2009, Megalopolis. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Announces Dates for New Season; Archives Facility Expands and MoreJacob's Pillow Announces Dates for New Season; Archives Facility Expands and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

November 20, 2014 (Becket, MA) Following the record-breaking attendance and ticket sales of Festival 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival moves into a new season of exciting activity. The year-round international center of dance breaks ground this month on an expansion project which will triple the areas for storage and public access to its rare and extensive dance Archives. The Pillow also announces four companies that will perform at Festival 2015: the legendary modern dance ensemble Martha Graham Dance Company, launching its 90th Anniversary Season; Jessica Lang Dance in The Wanderer, created in part during a Creative Development Residency at the Pillow; New York Theatre Ballet in a family-friendly production of Cinderella; and tap superstar Michelle Dorrance, her company Dorrance Dance, and composer Toshi Reagon and her band BIGLovely in a return engagement of The Blues Project. (more...)

BWW TV: WHITE CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at Dominion Theatre!BWW TV: WHITE CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at Dominion Theatre!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 17, 2014

The West End premiere of Irving Berlin's much-loved musical White Christmas is led by Aled Jones as Bob Wallace, Tom Chambers as Phil Davis, Wendi Peters as Martha, Graham Cole as General Waverley, Rachel Stanley as Betty Haynes and Louise Bowden as Judy Haynes, with Lori Haley Fox,Michelle Bishop, Phil Cole, Brendan Cull and Jonathan Halliwell. White Christmas opened at London's newly refurbished Dominion Theatre on Wednesday, 12 November, and continues for a strictly limited eight-week season, ending on 3 January 2015. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: WHITE CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening in the West End - Part 2Photo Flash: WHITE CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening in the West End - Part 2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

The West End premiere of Irving Berlin's much-loved musical White Christmas is led by Aled Jones as Bob Wallace, Tom Chambers as Phil Davis, Wendi Peters as Martha, Graham Cole as General Waverley, Rachel Stanley as Betty Haynes and Louise Bowden as Judy Haynes, with Lori Haley Fox,Michelle Bishop, Phil Cole, Brendan Cull and Jonathan Halliwell. White Christmas opened at London's newly refurbished Dominion Theatre on Wednesday, 12 November, and continues for a strictly limited eight-week season, ending on 3 January 2015. BroadwayWorld has more photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: WHITE CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening in the West End - Part 1Photo Flash: WHITE CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening in the West End - Part 1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

The West End premiere of Irving Berlin's much-loved musical White Christmas is led by Aled Jones as Bob Wallace, Tom Chambers as Phil Davis, Wendi Peters as Martha, Graham Cole as General Waverley, Rachel Stanley as Betty Haynes and Louise Bowden as Judy Haynes, with Lori Haley Fox, Michelle Bishop, Phil Cole, Brendan Cull and Jonathan Halliwell. White Christmas opened at London's newly refurbished Dominion Theatre on Wednesday, 12 November, and continues for a strictly limited eight-week season, ending on 3 January 2015. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WHITE CHRISTMAS in the West End!Photo Flash: First Look at WHITE CHRISTMAS in the West End!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

The West End premiere of Irving Berlin's much-loved musical White Christmas will be led by Aled Jones as Bob Wallace, Tom Chambers as Phil Davis, Wendi Peters as Martha, Graham Cole as General Waverley, Rachel Stanley as Betty Haynes and Louise Bowden as Judy Haynes, with Lori Haley Fox, Michelle Bishop, Phil Cole, Brendan Cull and Jonathan Halliwell. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

The Dance Enthusiast to Launch 'Enthusiastic Events!' Series, Beginning 11/12The Dance Enthusiast to Launch 'Enthusiastic Events!' Series, Beginning 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

The Dance Enthusiast, a NYC-based dance journalism website leading an exuberant revolution in dance communication, now celebrating its 7th year and more than 100,000 readers, launches a new event series. Through the generous support of the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, The Dance Enthusiast has created the series Enthusiastic Events! A cross between a salon performance and a gathering at your best friend's home, renowned dance artists and prime movers from diverse fields will meet their audience in an intimate setting. Each event is themed and will include live performances from premier artists in the NYC dance world, feature special guests and presenters who work outside of dance but are highly influenced by the artform, and is paired with a guest chef who will create a unique menu related to the theme. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY Comes to Manship Theatre in Baton Rouge, 11/13RIOULT Dance NY Comes to Manship Theatre in Baton Rouge, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will perform on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 8:00pm at the Manship Theatre at the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801. (more...)

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