Martha Graham


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United States dancer and choreographer whose work was noted for its austerity and technical rigor (1893-1991)

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Eliot Smith Dance has organised the event in partnership with The Martha Graham Dance Company and in collaboration with Dance City and the Great Exhibition of the North.
Critique: An exhaustive, deftly written, documented, and detailed biography of the life and work of Robert Cohan, "The Last Guru: Robert Cohan's Life In Dance, From Martha Graham To London Contemporary Dance Company" is a definitive and highly recommended account that should grace academic library 20th Century Dance History collections if they are to be considered comprehensive.
He said: "It has always been my dream, ambition and love to be able to train at The Martha Graham School in New York City but I always thought it wouldn't come true.
Martha Graham is the first dancer to ever perform at the White House and the first one to receive the Medal of Freedom, the highest award granted to a civilian by the U.S.
``This is an opportunity, for the first time since Martha's death, to ask who we are going to be without Martha Graham,'' Eilber said in a phone interview.
Eliot Smith is one step closer to his dream of becoming a famous dancer after he amazed tutors at the Martha Graham School of Dance in New York.
Richard Move achieves the sublime and the ridiculous with his uncanny reincarnation of dance deity Martha Graham.
"Radical Graham," a selection of 14 works from Martha Graham's more than 70-year choreographic career presented over ten days, provided a savvy kickoff to the 1994 season of BAM's Next Wave Festival.
A leading dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company for two decades, Matt Turney had a distinctive whimsical quality.
The play opens with Martha Graham, high priestess of modern dance, at her makeup table.
The life of dancer Yuriko Kikuchi, legendary interpreter of the Martha Graham repertory, has been beset by challenge.
Winter studied at Bennington College under the direction of legendary modern dance educator Martha Hill and performed with the Martha Graham Dance Company for 25 years.
Court cases and leadership coups aside, the Martha Graham Dance Company returns in full force, after four years, to the Joyce.
Martha Graham is all about the center--in her technique (all of her movements start from the center of the body) and in her career.