Devised by artistic director Eliot Smith, it intends to reintroduce Martha Graham
's work and techniques to British audiences and dance professionals, through an exploration of her influence on dance as an art form.
"I was recommended by worldrenowned dancer, choreographer and director Robert Cohan CBE to audition for the Martha Graham
The Martha Graham
Dance Company, she said, is trying to perform the works of the founder and yet, at the same time, keep them as fresh as contemporary works.
"I have been offered a place at The Martha Graham
School starting in September 2012.
All is completely different in Martha Graham
Richard Move is expounding on his alter ego, Martha--a present-day reincarnation of choreographic goddess Martha Graham
. "She's that stately, artistic grande dame that we just don't have around anymore," he says, gesticulating elegantly with his cigarette, "She's like movie star royalty."
"The dance poured through me as though something ancient were recurring," she wrote in Robert Tracy's book Goddess: Martha Graham
's Dancers Remember.
Eric recalls moving to New York City at 18 to study with Martha Graham
-- the two priestesses reappear in matching gold caftans, top-knots, and trademark grimaces -- at which point he discovered inside himself spirit of Vaslav Nijinsky (Lawrence Keigwin).
Her initial encounter with Martha Graham
was magical, although Tokunaga's account of Graham's works and later of Yuriko's seemed somewhat freighted with academic detail.
I use it." Her distinctive style is still taught not only at the Martha Graham
Center of Contemporary Dance, but at many colleges and universities (For more on Graham's technique, see pg.
Demonstrating a class for Martha Graham
was always unpredictable.
The two major bloodlines of American modern dance are Martha Graham
and Doris Humphrey.