Martha Graham News

 
Date Of Birth:
May 11, 1894
Date Of Death:
April 01, 1991 (96)
Birth Place:
Allegheny, PA, USA
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Date of Birth: May 11, 1894
Date of Death: April 01, 1991 (96)
Birth Place: Allegheny, PA, USA
Gender: Female
The Cast of ON THE TOWN Will Perform At The Green Room 42The Cast of ON THE TOWN Will Perform At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

The Green Room 42, Broadway's newest urban entertainment cabaret club, presents A Night on the Town: A Benefit Cabaret on July 22nd at 9:30pm. Join the cast of Waxler Productions' On the Town as they belt out classic and contemporary Broadway tunes. Performers from the casts of Broadway hits like Disaster!, Book of Mormon, and Wicked join the ensemble in a night to benefit the inaugural production. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: Ashley Bouder Project, July 5, 2018.BWW Dance Review: Ashley Bouder Project, July 5, 2018.
by Barnett Serchuk - Jul 11, 2018

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Eryc Taylor Dance Returns To 'Dancers For Good' To Benefit The Actors FundEryc Taylor Dance Returns To 'Dancers For Good' To Benefit The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Eryc Taylor Dance (ETD) will join Paul Taylor Dance and five other dance companies at "Dancers For Good" benefit evening at Guild Hall,158 Main Street in East Hampton, New York on Friday, July 20 at 7:00pm. It is the second consecutive year Eryc Taylor Dance will participate this fundraising event. (more...)

FJK Dance to Preview UNTOLD at Hudson River MuseumFJK Dance to Preview UNTOLD at Hudson River Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Fadi Khoury's FJK DANCE will preview the company's new, groundbreaking multimedia performance and art installation UnTold at the Hudson River Museum Summer Amphitheater, 511 Warburton Avenue Yonkers, NY, 10701 on Saturday, July 14 at 7pm. (more...)

ERYC TAYLOR GUEST BLOG: FUNDS EQUAL CREATIVITYERYC TAYLOR GUEST BLOG: FUNDS EQUAL CREATIVITY
by Eryc Taylor - Jul 7, 2018

Supplying funding to emerging artists is a dream come true. The dance community is small, and if we don't support each other, especially by encouraging fledgling dancers and choreographers at the genesis of their careers, then what hope do we have for the future of dance? (more...)

Alison Cook Beatty Dance Presents RAWAlison Cook Beatty Dance Presents RAW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

???????Alison Cook Beatty Dance presents 'RAW' on Sunday, August 5th at 4pm. No costumes or lights. Just pure creativity. This is a special occasion to see, experience and discuss the creative process. In addition to performing selections of compositions currently in the repertoire, the Company will show new material they are working on for a NEW WORK premiering this Fall. (more...)

American Dance Festival Enters Final Week with Kyle Abraham's A.I.M and MoreAmerican Dance Festival Enters Final Week with Kyle Abraham's A.I.M and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

The American Dance Festival's (ADF) final week of the 2018 season features the return of Kyle Abraham's A.I.M in the evening-length work Dearest Home July 17-19. The ADF performance series and ADF's Summer Dance Intensive merge in the exciting Footprints program presenting three ADF-commissioned dances by Dafi Altabeb, Jillian Peña, and Abby Zbikowski July 20-21. (more...)

Verb Ballets Summer Series Kicks OffVerb Ballets Summer Series Kicks Off
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Verb Ballets showcases performances throughout Northeast Ohio this summer with captivating choreography and a passionate dance. The contemporary ballet company's Summer Series include performances at Cain Park on June 29th, Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival on July 27-28th, Lakeside Chautauqua on August 4th with the Lakeside Symphony and at Tremont's Arts in August on August 11th. (more...)

Batsheva's Young Ensemble And Melbourne-Based Nicola Gunn Come to Jacob's Pillow July 4-8Batsheva's Young Ensemble And Melbourne-Based Nicola Gunn Come to Jacob's Pillow July 4-8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

The Young Ensemble performs the Bessie Award-winning Naharin's Virus in the Ted Shawn Theatre at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, July 4-8. The work showcases the "superhumanly spry" (The New York Times) abilities of the Israel-based contemporary dance company, a second branch of Batsheva Dance Company. Batsheva and The Young Ensemble have gained international recognition for their use of the innovative movement research Gaga, developed by Artistic Director Ohad Naharin. With Gaga as their primary tool, The Young Ensemble lets go of the constraints of their technical training and unleashes the "free, exhilarating range of their movement" (The Guardian). (more...)

The Joyce Presents BATSHEVA - THE YOUNG ENSEMBLEThe Joyce Presents BATSHEVA - THE YOUNG ENSEMBLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to present Batsheva - The Young Ensemble, under the artistic direction of internationally renowned choreographer Ohad Naharin, from July 10-22.  (more...)

BWW Review: BRYANT PARK CONTEMPORARY DANCE PROGRAM at Bryant ParkBWW Review: BRYANT PARK CONTEMPORARY DANCE PROGRAM at Bryant Park
by Cindy Sibilsky - Jun 27, 2018

The first installation of the Contemporary Dance Series, curated by Tiffany Rea-Fisher (which runs Fridays from June 22-July 20 at 6pm) kicked-off with a strong start on the debut evening with performances from Harlem School of the Arts, AThomasProject, Eryc Taylor Dance and Graham 2. (more...)

2018 ADF Announces Lineup for Week #42018 ADF Announces Lineup for Week #4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

The American Dance Festival (ADF) kicks off week #4 with the return of Tere O'Connor Dance performing the ADF-commissioned Long Run. The North Carolina Museum of Art once again partners with ADF to present Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group's witty, interactive Naba 2.0. The Carolina Theater stage will be the scene of five spectacular solos by Michelle Dorrance, Rhapsody James, Yabin Wang, Aparna Ramaswamy, and Camille A. Brown in the Wondrous Women program. The talented ADF faculty will present work at Reynolds Industries Theater. ADF's Movies by Movers continues its summer screenings, and ADF School Tours offer a glimpse into the world of dancers-in-training. (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company Announces The EVE ProjectMartha Graham Dance Company Announces The EVE Project
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

In celebration of the upcoming anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which finally extended the right to vote to American women, the Martha Graham Dance Company has announced The EVE Project—a guiding force behind the Company's 2018–19 and 2019–20 seasons. The EVE Project honors not only the progress of women in the last 100 years, but also provides entrée into today's most pressing conversations about gender and power. New works from several female choreographers have been commissioned, and the classic repertory will feature both Martha Graham's heroines and anti-heroines—all with an underlying statement about female power. (more...)

'Dancers For Good' Honors Chita Rivera And Bebe Neuwirth'Dancers For Good' Honors Chita Rivera And Bebe Neuwirth
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Eryc Taylor Dance (ETD) will join Paul Taylor Dance and five other dance companies at "Dancers For Good" benefit evening at Guild Hall,158 Main Street in East Hampton, New York on Friday, July 20 at 7:00pm. It is the second consecutive year Eryc Taylor Dance will participate this fundraising event. (more...)

Single Tickets Now On Sale for The Soraya 2018-19 SeasonSingle Tickets Now On Sale for The Soraya 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Single tickets for The Soraya's eagerly anticipated 2018-19 season of the best of the performing arts are now on sale.  With tickets starting as low as $29 ($15 for CSUN students) for select subscription series, The Soraya offers audiences the opportunity to experience a wide breadth of performances from the opening night tribute to legendary Mexican singer Juan Gabriel featuring the Queen of Ranchera Aida Cuevas to Martha Graham dance company's world premiere of The EVE Project; from Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra featuring violinist Jennifer Koh to LA's classical music innovators, wild Up, tackling jazz icon John Coltrane; from Brazilian music legend Sergio Mendes to an evening with Broadway's Lea Salonga to close out the season.  (more...)

The Kimmel Center & Joe's Pub Join ForcesThe Kimmel Center & Joe's Pub Join Forces
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and Joe's Pub at The Public join forces once again for the Kimmel Center Theater Residency. Under the tutelage of Jay Wahl, Producing Artistic Director of the Kimmel Center, and Shanta Thake, Director of Joe's Pub, the program serves as an incubator for artists and their collaborators to create and develop music and theater projects. The program will be held in the Kimmel Center's SEI Innovation Studio (300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA) from June 18-30 with Public Readings, free and open to the public, on June 29 and 30. Readings will be followed by Q&A sessions with the artists. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Announces Fall/Winter SeasonThe Joyce Theater Announces Fall/Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 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. (more...)

Juilliard Dance Announces 2018-19 SeasonJuilliard Dance Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Juilliard Dance announces its 2018-19 season of performances of world premieres, masterworks in repertory, and new works developed by Juilliard students. The cornerstone of the season is New Dances: Edition 2018, featuring four world-premiere dances by innovative choreographers Stefanie Batten Bland (fourth-year class), alumnus Peter Chu (third-year class), Nelly van Bommel (second-year class), and Marcus Jarrell Willis (first-year class). Performances take place December 7, 8, 10, and 11, at 7:30pm and December 9 at 3pm in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater. In the spring semester, Juilliard Spring Dances features repertory works by acclaimed choreographers: Bill T. Jones' D-Man in the Waters (Part 1); Alejandro Cerrudo's Little Mortal Jump; and Martha Graham's The Rite of Spring. Performances take place on March 27-29, at 7:30pm and March 30, at 2pm and 7:30pm in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater. (more...)

La MaMa Fills 57th Season with Over 50 PremieresLa MaMa Fills 57th Season with Over 50 Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

On the heels of having won the 2018 Regional Theater Tony Award, LA MAMA Experimental Theatre Club (ETC) announces its 57th season of productions, according to Mia Yoo, the company's artistic director. The season includes over 50 U.S., NYC and world premiere productions. (more...)

Get To Know JAGGED LITTLE PILL and APES**T Choreographer Sidi Larbi CherkaouiGet To Know JAGGED LITTLE PILL and APES**T Choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

In this feature, get to know choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui - currently working on JAGGED LITTLE PILL at the American Repertory Theatre. Last week, Larbi's work was featured in a music video featuring Beyonce and Jay Z, APES**T. (more...)

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