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Martha Graham

 
Martha Graham Headshot
Date of Birth: May 11, 1894
Date of Death: April 01, 1991 (96)

Birth Place: Allegheny, PA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1960
Clytemnestra
  [Broadway]
1948
Performer
  [Broadway]
1943
Performer
  [Broadway]
1933
The Virgin Mary
  [Broadway]
1932
Performer
  [Broadway]
1923
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1963]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1960]
Choreographer
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1948]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1946]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1945]
Choreographer
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1944]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1943]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Broadway, 1935]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1934]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1933]
Director
 
[Broadway, ]
Choreographer

Photos

Xin Ying (soloist) and company in Martha Graham's Chronicle. Photo by Melissa Sherwoo Photo

Xin Ying (soloist) and company in Martha Graham's Chronicle. Photo by Melissa Sherwood.

From: 
Date:
04/25/2019
Lorenzo Pagana and Mariza Memoli and Ben Shultz in Martha Graham's El Penitente. Phot Photo

Lorenzo Pagana and Mariza Memoli and Ben Shultz in Martha Graham's El Penitente. Photo by Brian Pollock.

From: 
Date:
04/25/2019
Lorenzo Pagana and Mariza Memolli in Martha Graham's El Penitente. Photo by Melissa S Photo

Lorenzo Pagana and Mariza Memolli in Martha Graham's El Penitente. Photo by Melissa Sherwoood.

From: 
Date:
04/25/2019
Llyod Mayor, Llyod Knight and Alessio Crognale in Martha Graham's Secular Games. Phot Photo

Llyod Mayor, Llyod Knight and Alessio Crognale in Martha Graham's Secular Games. Photo by Luis Luque.

From: 
Date:
04/25/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1960
Clytemnestra

  [Broadway]
1948
Performer

  [Broadway]
1943
Performer

  [Broadway]
1933
The Virgin Mary

  [Broadway]
1932
Performer

  [Broadway]
1923
Performer

Productions

[Broadway, 1963]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1960]
Choreographer

Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1948]
Producer

[Broadway, 1947]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1946]
Producer

[Broadway, 1945]
Choreographer

Producer

[Broadway, 1944]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1943]
Choreographer

Director

[Broadway, 1935]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1934]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1933]
Director

[Broadway, ]
Choreographer






Martha Graham News

Ballet Tech's Kids Dance to Return to the Joyce for First New York Season Since 2019 Photo Ballet Tech's Kids Dance to Return to the Joyce for First New York Season Since 2019
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Ballet Tech’s Kids Dance will return to The Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue) with a program devised by the organization’s new artistic director, Dionne D. Figgins. The production celebrates founder Eliot Feld, featuring some of his early Kids Dance pieces as part of Ballet Tech’s expanding repertory.

Erin Davie, Jennifer Cody, Lauren Molina, and Robert Petkoff Lead Reading of New Mich Photo Erin Davie, Jennifer Cody, Lauren Molina, and Robert Petkoff Lead Reading of New Michael Raver Play, CONTROL
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2022

On June 8th and 9th Melissa Rain Anderson** directs a live, in-person reading of Michael Raver's brand new play, Control. Written in conversation with Aristophanes' classic, Lysistrata and inspired by the group, Moms Demand Action, Control addresses the very charged issue of gun violence in America.

Micaela Diamond and Ben Platt to Star in PARADE at New York City Center, Directed by  Photo Micaela Diamond and Ben Platt to Star in PARADE at New York City Center, Directed by Michael Arden
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

New York City Center today announced the Annual Gala Presentation for the 2022 - 2023 season will be a production of Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry's 1998 Tony Award‚Äźwinning musical Parade.

World Premiere of BAREFACE & More Announced for Ballet 5:8  2022-2023 Season Photo World Premiere of BAREFACE & More Announced for Ballet 5:8 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

After celebrating a decade of beauty and innovation, Artistic Director and Resident Choreographer Julianna Rubio Slager today announceD the 2022-2023 season of Ballet 5:8, ambitiously launching the female and minority-led premiere ballet company into the next chapter.

Northrop ENCORE 2022 Gala Celebrates Centennial Commissions Project Supporting the Cr Photo Northrop ENCORE 2022 Gala Celebrates Centennial Commissions Project Supporting the Creation of New Dance Works
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2022

Northrop invites audiences to ENCORE 2022, its annual gala to support Northrop Centennial Commissions for the creation of new dance works, elevating artists, and bringing extraordinary presentations to Northrop stages.

Acclaimed and Emerging Dancers and Choreographers Join FIRE ISLAND DANCE FESTIVAL Li Photo Acclaimed and Emerging Dancers and Choreographers Join FIRE ISLAND DANCE FESTIVAL Lineup 
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

An electrifying roster of dancers from around the world will take the stage July 15-17, 2022, at Fire Island Dance Festival. 

The 92nd Street Y Announces Post-COVID Transformation With New Name, Renovation & Mor Photo The 92nd Street Y Announces Post-COVID Transformation With New Name, Renovation & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022

The 92nd Street Y, New York (92NY) today announced that, building on lessons learned during the pandemic, it is set to relaunch itself for the 21st Century, bringing its values and programming to more people in more places more effectively than ever before.

Mark Ryder Original Choreography Grant Applications Now Available Photo Mark Ryder Original Choreography Grant Applications Now Available
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

Howard County Arts Council has announced that applications for the FY2023 Mark Ryder Original Choreography Grant Program are now available. Established at the bequest of Mark Ryder's family in honor of his life's work, this program recognizes individual creative expression by providing financial assistance to choreographers to create new original work.

Jazz, World Music, Early Music, Theatre, Family Fun & More Announced for Penn Live Ar Photo Jazz, World Music, Early Music, Theatre, Family Fun & More Announced for Penn Live Arts 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

Penn Live Arts has announced its 2022-23 season, curated by Executive and Artistic Director Christopher A. Gruits, and celebrating 50 years of exceptional, multi-disciplinary performing arts at the University of Pennsylvania.

Hudson River Park Announces Return of Fully In-Person Season for 2022 Photo Hudson River Park Announces Return of Fully In-Person Season for 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

Hudson River Park today announced its busiest ever Spring and Summer lineup, including the return of old favorites like the critically acclaimed Blues BBQ Festival and sunset salsa lessons, along with Tide Deck tours and science programming, plus a full range of fitness classes.

Martha Graham Videos

VIDEO: City Center Announces 2022 Dance Festival Lineup VideoVIDEO: City Center Announces 2022 Dance Festival Lineup
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2022

Three weeks of New York's finest dance companies. World and New York premieres. And some of the most exciting repertory to hit our stages in years. The first City Center Dance Festival showcases New York companies making their triumphant return to the City Center stage after more than two years away.

VIDEO: Digital Curtain Chat: Martha Graham Dance Company VideoVIDEO: Digital Curtain Chat: Martha Graham Dance Company
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2022

In Joyce Theater's latest Digital Curtain Chat, they welcome Martha Graham Dance Company Artistic Director Janet Eilber and dancers Marzia Memoli and Lloyd Knight for a discussion with Joyce Marketing Manager, Nadia Halim.

VIDEO: In Process with Tony Award Winner Sonya Tayeh VideoVIDEO: In Process with Tony Award Winner Sonya Tayeh
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2021

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Gibney Company's process with Tony Award-winning choreographer Sonya Tayeh as they prepare for their premiere season at The Joyce Theater.

VIDEO: An Inside Look at the Spectacular Costumes on Display at the Showstoppers! Exh VideoVIDEO: An Inside Look at the Spectacular Costumes on Display at the Showstoppers! Exhibition
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 5, 2021

The new exhibition, Showstoppers! Spectacular Costumes From Stage and Screen is now open in Times Square! The exhibit will run for a limited eight-week engagement through September 26, 2021 at 234 West 42nd Street.

VIDEO: Watch New Video from Nainnoh, Featuring Kristine Bendul and Abdiel Jacobsen! VideoVIDEO: Watch New Video from Nainnoh, Featuring Kristine Bendul and Abdiel Jacobsen!
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2020

Georgian-born folk/indie artist Nainnoh has just released a new music video! Entitled ‚ÄúRun,‚ÄĚ the intimate video is a collaboration between Nainnoh and two dancers who perform with Twyla Tharp and Martha Graham:¬†Kristine Bendul¬†and¬†Abdiel Jacobsen.¬†The music also features composer John Sully playing a traditional, recorder-like Georgian instrument known as the Salamuri.

VIDEO: Martha Graham Dance Company Creates Socially-Distanced Dance Video 'Sharing th VideoVIDEO: Martha Graham Dance Company Creates Socially-Distanced Dance Video 'Sharing the Light'
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2020

Martha Graham Dance Company has created a video called 'Sharing The Light' in which its dancers came together (virtually) to perform a socially-distanced dance.

Dances For A Variable Population Presents REVIVAL 3 VideoDances For A Variable Population Presents REVIVAL 3
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2019

Celebrating women, dance and the beauty of age, Dances For A Variable Population (DVP) will present three performances and two interactive workshops of REVIVAL 3: It's About Time, an outdoor public dance project featuring 10 legendary dance artists and 75 non-professional senior dancers, who in some ways allow us to become time-travelers.

VIDEO: The Joyce Theater Presents PONTUS LIDBERG And JONAH BOKAER VideoVIDEO: The Joyce Theater Presents PONTUS LIDBERG And JONAH BOKAER
by Alan Henry - Oct 16, 2018

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to present two illustrious companies under the direction of internationally acclaimed choreographers, Pontus Lidberg and Jonah Bokaer, each for three performances over one week, from October 23-28 at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue at West 19th Street in New York City. Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$40, 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 West 19th Street. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org.

VIDEO: The Joyce Theater Previews Fall/Winter Season - 'Be Moved All Season Long' VideoVIDEO: The Joyce Theater Previews Fall/Winter Season - 'Be Moved All Season Long'
by Alan Henry - Aug 23, 2018

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater, announced today the New York City dance organization's programming for its Fall '18 Winter '19 season. Showcasing extraordinary international and local artists, the upcoming Joyce season promises to offer something spectacular for all dance-lovers.

BWW TV: Go Behind the Scenes with BroadwayHD on the Censorship in INDECENT VideoBWW TV: Go Behind the Scenes with BroadwayHD on the Censorship in INDECENT
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 9, 2018

The theater and the arts is generally more progressive than the rest of the world. It's a place where stories take shape that reflect the parts of society that many aren't quite ready to face. Unfortunately, that hasn't always been the way.


Martha Graham Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Martha Graham been in?
Martha Graham has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Martha Graham been in?
Martha Graham has not appeared in the West End