Martha Graham News

Date of Birth: May 11, 1894
Date of Death: April 01, 1991 (96)
Birth Place: Allegheny, PA, USA
Gender: Female
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...)

Mabel Dodge Luhan and Company Coming to TaosMabel Dodge Luhan and Company Coming to Taos
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

The Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, New Mexico announces one of its largest and most important traveling exhibitions, coming in the spring of 2016. The exhibition will be the first to showcase the impact of Mabel Dodge Luhan (1879-1962), and her circle of artist, writer, and activist friends, on shaping American Modernism. The exhibition is an exploration Mabel Dodge Luhan's life and influence, within the context of early 20th century American history and the Southwest, and an exploration of how the tiny multicultural community of Taos became an important center of the modernist art movement. (more...)

Chicago Dancing Festival Releases Schedule for This Year's CelebrationChicago Dancing Festival Releases Schedule for This Year's Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

CHICAGO (July 7, 2015) – The Chicago Dancing Festival, the nation's largest dance festival, proudly announces repertoire for its 9th annual series with George Balanchine's Allegro Brilliante(performed by Miami City Ballet in its Chicago Dancing Festival debut), Mark Morris' Sandpaper Ballet (Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, 2015 Festival debut), Justin Peck's In Creases (Chicago's The Joffrey Ballet), Gustavo Ramírez Sansano's El Beso (Ballet Hispanico, 2015 Festival debut) and Twyla Tharp's Sweet Fields (Miami City Ballet) among program highlights. This year's event will take place at Chicago's top downtown venues - the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park - August 25-29, 2015. (more...)

Chicago Dancing Festival Sets Lineup for 9th Annual Event, Running 8/25-29Chicago Dancing Festival Sets Lineup for 9th Annual Event, Running 8/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

The Chicago Dancing Festival, the nation's largest dance festival, proudly announces repertoire for its 9th annual series with George Balanchine's Allegro Brilliante (performed by Miami City Ballet in its Chicago Dancing Festival debut), Mark Morris' Sandpaper Ballet (Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, 2015 Festival debut), Justin Peck's In Creases (Chicago's The Joffrey Ballet), Gustavo Ramírez Sansano's El Beso (Ballet Hispanico, 2015 Festival debut) and Twyla Tharp's Sweet Fields (Miami City Ballet) among program highlights. This year's event will take place at Chicago's top downtown venues - the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park - August 25-29, 2015. (more...)

THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now AvailableTHE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 7, 2015

Al Hirschfeld gets a tome of his own! (more...)

Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter. (more...)

World Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music CenterWorld Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Heightening its role as a powerful commissioning force, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center - The Music Center's acclaimed dance series - is introducing an exciting new chapter in dance with the world premiere of BalletNow, an original three-performance program for which American Ballet Theatre Principals Roberto Bolle and Herman Cornejo are serving as artistic directors. Bolle and Cornejo have formed an international ensemble of 18 major dancers from 12 foreign countries for three distinctive performances, with many of the dancers performing at The Music Center and in Southern California for the first time. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow to Present Free Inside/Out Series, 6/24-8/29Jacob's Pillow to Present Free Inside/Out Series, 6/24-8/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Presenting both emerging and esteemed dance artists from across the U.S., Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival's Inside/Out Performance Series will return to the outdoor Henry J. Leir Stage at the breathtaking Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space June 24-August 29. (more...)

BWW Features: Jill Guyton Nee Brings Momemtum to MemphisBWW Features: Jill Guyton Nee Brings Momemtum to Memphis
by Caroline Sposto - Jun 17, 2015

I first met Jill Guyton Nee last fall shortly after she arrived at the University of Memphis as an Associate Professor and Director of Dance. Exceedingly youthful, unassuming, and softspoken, this award-winning perfomer and choreographer has brought fresh focus and energy not only to the U of M Deparment od Theatre & Dance, but also to the local arts scene. (more...)

Dance for Nepal Benefit Set for Union Square Theatre, 6/30Dance for Nepal Benefit Set for Union Square Theatre, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

The DRI Foundation, the charity arm of the world's foremost business continuity certification and education nonprofit Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International, in partnership with 39 Steps and Red Rope Productions, will be hosting an exclusive, one-night benefit titled Dance for Nepal on Tuesday, June 30 at 7pm, at the Union Square Theatre (100 E. 17th St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

2015 Lincoln Center Arts Teacher Award Goes to Bay Academy's Nicole Kasbar2015 Lincoln Center Arts Teacher Award Goes to Bay Academy's Nicole Kasbar
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Lincoln Center Education, in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, is pleased to present the 2015 Lincoln Center Arts Teacher award to Nicole Kasbar, a middle school dance teacher at the Bay Academy for the Arts and Sciences in Brooklyn. (more...)

Chicago Dancing Festival Announces 9th Annual EventChicago Dancing Festival Announces 9th Annual Event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

The Chicago Dancing Festival is proud to announce the 9th annual program will take place August 25-29, 2015. (more...)

The Chicago Dancing Festival's 9th Annual Program Features Dancers from Around the Country, 8/25-29The Chicago Dancing Festival's 9th Annual Program Features Dancers from Around the Country, 8/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The Chicago Dancing Festival is proud to announce the 9th annual program will take placeAugust 25-29, 2015. Co-produced by renowned choreographer Lar Lubovitch and highly esteemed Chicago dancer Jay Franke, the Chicago Dancing Festival will bring together leading ballet, modern and contemporary dancers from Chicago and across the country to present the largest dance festival in the nation. (more...)

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