Luca Veggetti and Gotham Chamber Opera

See us perform at The Met!

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March 27 – 29

The Tempest Songbook is comprised of incidental music for Shakespeare’s The Tempest (composed in 1695 and attributed to Henry Purcell) and Kaija Saariaho’s 2004 Tempest Songbook for soprano, baritone and period instrument ensemble, in its U.S. and World Stage premieres. The Tempest Songbook explores the themes of Shakespeare’s play, creating a lyrical vision through dance, movement and song. more info.

Neal Goren, conductor
Luca Veggetti, director/choreographer

Starring:
Jennifer Zetlan, soprano   ∙   Thomas Richards, bass-baritone

Dancers:
Peiju Chien-Pott   ∙   Abdiel Jacobsen   ∙   Lloyd Mayor   ∙   Ying Xin

Clifton Taylor, scenic design   ∙   Luca Veggetti, co-scenic design
Clifton Taylor, lighting design   ∙   Jean-Baptiste Barrière, video

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Photo: Fredrika Brillembourg and Alessandra Ferri in Gotham Chamber Opera’s The Raven, directed and choreographed by Luca Veggetti. Photo: Richard Termine.

2015 Company Auditions!

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Martha Graham Dance Company is hosting auditions for male and female dancers:

AUDITIONS FOR MALE AND FEMALE DANCERS

Auditions May 2-3, 2015

May 2
 
 
Pre-Audition Class
Registration
Audition
9:00am – 10:30am
10:30am – 11:30am
11:30am - 5:30pm
May 3 Callbacks 11:00am – 5:30pm

 
Pre-Audition Workshop April 29 – May 1
 
Martha Graham Studio Theater, Westbeth, 55 Bethune St, 11th Fl, New York, NY 10014

The Martha Graham Dance Company is seeking strong dancers with a broad range of current performance techniques, ballet as well as the Graham Technique. The Company guarantees 30 weeks of work per year to its core group of dancers.  Dancers of the Graham Company are members of the American Guild of Musical Artists AFL-CIO.

You must register to guarantee a place at the audition.

INITIAL WORK PERIOD:  Dancers must be available for rehearsals beginning as early as June 2015. Further work with the Company is contingent on the initial work period. Dancers must be performance-ready and available immediately for international travel with no passport or visa restrictions to perform in the US or abroad.

Registration Fee: $25 (non-refundable)

  • Registration fee is not required for current members of AGMA
  • Registration fee is not required for participants in the Pre-Audition Workshop
  • We must receive the registration fee by April 29 in order to guarantee a space at the audition.  Admission at the door will be limited to space availability.

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AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

WOMEN: Hiring women at AGMA apprentice level or level appropriate to experience.

  • Must be experienced in a range of current dance techniques, ballet as well as have some experience in the Martha Graham Technique.
  • Must be available for rehearsals in June 2015 and for international travel with no passport or visa restrictions.
  • Dancers should arrive warmed-up, hair tied back completely, in dance wear without baggy warm-up clothes.  Make-up is recommended.
  • All dancers must bring a photo with resume to the audition.

MEN: Hiring men at AGMA apprentice level or level appropriate to experience.

  • Height: 5’11”or taller.
  • Must be experienced in a range of current dance techniques, ballet as well as have some experience in the Martha Graham Technique.
  • Must be available for rehearsals beginning June 2015 and for international travel with no passport or visa restrictions.
  • All dancers should be warmed-up, with long hair tied back and in dance wear without baggy warm-up clothes.
  • All dancers must bring a photo with resume to the audition.
AUDITION AND WORKSHOP FEES

  • Audition Registration Fee: $25
    (Current AGMA members pay no fee).
     
  • Pre-Audition Class (May 2): $17
    Class Fee does not include Audition Registration Fee.
     
  • Pre-Audition Workshop:
    - 3 days: $180
        ($110 for full-time Graham Students ONLY)
    - 1 day:   $80       ($55 for full-time Graham Students ONLY)
    For Current Repertory and either Advanced Graham Technique or Graham Technique Refresher. Workshop Fee includes $25 Audition Registration Fee.
     
  • Additional Technique Class: $20
    For those wishing to take both technique classes: Advanced Graham Technique and Graham Technique Refresher.
     

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AGMA Members: To register, please email Tadej Brdnik at tbrdnik@marthagraham.org

For additional information contact Tadej Brdnik: tbrdnik@marthagraham.org, with subject 2015 AUDITION

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2015 Pre-Audition Workshop

Prepare for the Company Auditions with our Pre-Audition Workshop!

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PRE-AUDITION WORKSHOP

Pre-Audition Workshop April 29 – May 1, 2015
(Workshop is not required for audition)

April 29
 
 
10:30 – noon
12:15 – 2:15
2:30 – 4:00
Advanced Graham Technique
Current Company Repertory
Graham Technique Refresher
April 30
 
 
10:30 – noon
12:15 – 2:15
2:30 – 4:00
Advanced Graham Technique
Current Company Repertory
Graham Technique Refresher
May 1
 
 
10:30 – noon
12:15 – 2:15
2:30 – 4:00
Advanced Graham Technique
Current Company Repertory
Graham Technique Refresher

Auditions May 2-3, 2015

May 2
 
 
9:00 – 10:30
10:30 – 11:30
11:30 – 5:30
Pre-Audition Class
Registration
Audition
May 3 11:00-5:30 Callbacks

 

Martha Graham Studio Theater, Westbeth, 55 Bethune St, 11th Fl, New York, NY 10014

Advanced Graham Techniquewith Denise Vale
This class is designed for Professional and Pre-professional dancers with a strong background in Graham technique.

Current Company Repertorywith Martha Graham Principal Dancers
Repertory will preview choreography and physical vocabulary including movement from the Company’s current repertory by Martha Graham, Nacho Duato, Andonis Foniadakis, Sonya Tayeh, Kyle Abraham and others

Graham Technique Refresherwith Tadej Brdnik
This class is specifically tailored to Professional and Pre-professional dancers without extensive Graham technique and training.

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Pre-Audition Classwith Tadej Brdnik
Graham technique warm-up class specially designed as a preparation for the Audition.

WORKSHOP AND AUDITION FEES

  • Pre-Audition Workshop:
    - 3 days: $180
        ($110 for full-time Graham Students ONLY)
    - 1 day:   $80       ($55 for full-time Graham Students ONLY)
    For Current Repertory and either Advanced Graham Technique or Graham Technique Refresher. Workshop Fee includes $25 Audition Registration Fee.
     
  • Additional Technique Class: $20
    For those wishing to take both technique classes: Advanced Graham Technique and Graham Technique Refresher.
     
  • Pre-Audition Class (May 2): $17
    Class Fee does not include Audition Registration Fee.
     
  • Audition Registration Fee: $25
    (Current AGMA members pay no fee).

Click here to register!

AGMA Members: To register, please email Tadej Brdnik at tbrdnik@marthagraham.org

For additional information contact Tadej Brdnik: tbrdnik@marthagraham.org, with subject 2015 AUDITION

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Martha Graham Intensives

Mark your Calendar for the Summer Intensives!!

6 Week

Adult Summer Intensive

June 22 – July 31, 2015

1 Week

Teachers Workshop

June 29 – July 3, 2015

4 Week

Teens Summer Intensive

July 6 – July 31, 2015

 
 

6 Week Adult Summer Intensive

June 22 – July 31, 2015 – Download the Full Schedule for more information.

To register, please complete the Registration Form, and submit to:

Mail:   Martha Graham School, 55 Bethune Street, 11th floor, New York, NY 10014
Fax:   Virginie Mecene, 212-838-0339, or
Scan and Email:   info@marthagraham.org

1 Week Teachers Workshop

June 29 – July 3, 2015 – Open to a wide range of teachers who are currently teaching the Martha Graham Technique and wish to deepen their level of expertise. The intensive will provide a thorough review of the basic exercises from the Floor Work and the Standing and Traveling sections while highlighting the connections between each of them. Tips on how to introduce or adapt the technique to a wide range of students will be shared as well as creative ways to construct a class.

Download the Full Schedule for more information.

To register, please complete the Registration Form, and submit to:

Mail:   Martha Graham School, 55 Bethune Street, 11th floor, New York, NY 10014
Fax:   Virginie Mecene, 212-838-0339, or
Scan and Email:   info@marthagraham.org

4 Week Teens Summer Intensive

July 6 – July 31, 2015 – Download the Brochure and Full Schedule for more information.

To register, please complete the Registration Form, and submit to:

Mail:   Martha Graham School, 55 Bethune Street, 11th floor, New York, NY 10014
Fax:   Tami Alesson, 212-838-0339, or
Scan and Email:   youngartists@marthagraham.org

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Photo: Graham 2 performs Temptations of the Moon. Photo by Antonia K Miranda.

Shape&Design Gala

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honoring
FRANK GEHRY ∙ PETER ARNELL

Program

Steps in the Street — stage design by Frank Gehry

Shape&Design — a film by Peter Arnell

Misty Copeland in At Summer’s Full

World Premiere Lamentation Variations
    Kyle Abraham, MichelleDorrance,
    Liz Gerring, and Sonya Tayeh

Gala Dinner to follow at IAC HQ, featuring
Diane von Furstenberg’s Dress The Kick

Join Us
Tuesday February 10 2015, 7:00 pm
The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Ave, NYC 10011

Dinner and Dancing to Follow
IAC HQ, 555 W. 18th St, NYC 10011

Festive Attire

For performance-only tickets:

Please contact Amanda Hameline:
ahameline@marthagraham.org ∙ 212.229.9200 x25
 

For other performances, view our full season calendar.



LEAD PATRONS
Audra D. and Eric Cohen
Richard Hayes and Peggy Lyman Hayes
Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg
Jayne Millard
Judith G. and Herbert S. Schlosser
Inger K. Witter

COMMITTEE
LaRue and Archibald Allen
Peter Allstrom
Amy and Philip Blumenthal
Janet Eilber and John Warren
Diane Eilber and Gene Medler
Beau Gage
Liz Gerring
Stephanie and Ian Ginsberg
Inga M. and Frank Golay
Laura J. Gordon and Michael Mishik
Laura and Jonathan Gralnick
Meghan Hewit McCormick
John Hotta
Christine Jowers and Robert L. Friedman
Donna Karan International
Bernice and John R. Keller
Gail and Alan Koss
Jean-Paul Lafaye
Lorraine and John Oler
Donald J. Rose, M.D. and Victoria Landon Rose
Elaine Scagnelli and Charles Eilber
Lee L. Traub
Janis Bishop Tripodakis

VENUE SPONSOR
IAC HQ

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Laura J. Gordon, Interim Chair
Judith G. Schlosser, Chairman Emerita
Lee L. Traub, Chairman Emerita
Inger K. Witter, President
LaRue Allen, Executive Director
Janet Eilber, Artistic Director
Peter Allstrom
Amy Blumenthal
Audra D. Cohen
Beau Gage
Inga M. Golay
Jonathan Gralnick
John Hotta
John R. Keller
Jean-Paul Lafaye
Jayne Millard
Lorraine Oler
Janis Bishop Tripodakis

2015 New York Season

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Joyce Season Calendar

 
 

The Company’s two-week season at The Joyce in New York City, February 10–22, 2015, will offer Graham classics, new commissions, and premieres by guest choreographers in three varied programs.

The company pays tribute to Graham’s defining influence as an American Modernist with Shape&Design, a program highlighting the sculptural and architectural aspects of choreography by Graham and others.

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Panorama and Chronicle, Graham classics that set the standard for geometric force, are featured, along with Embattled Garden and Errand into the Maze, masterworks with evocative sets by Isamu Noguchi. Shape&Design includes recent works by renowned choreographers Nacho Duato, Andonis Foniadakis, and Annie-B Parson. The company celebrates the 85th anniversary of Graham’s iconic solo Lamentation with the world premiere of four new Lamentation Variations, choreographed by Kyle AbrahamMichelle Dorrance, Liz Gerring and Sonya Tayeh.

Winter Intensive

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Mark your Calendar for the
Three-Week Winter Intensive:

Dec 29, 2014 – Jan 16, 2015

To register, please complete the Winter Intensive Registration Form.

NOTE: You may type your information into the PDF, but you will not be able to save this file.

To submit form, PRINT a copy of the completed form, and submit to:

Mail:   Martha Graham School, 55 Bethune Street, 11th floor, New York, NY 10014
Fax:   212-838-0339, or
Email:   info@marthagraham.org (advanced computer users may print to PDF)

Access the full Winter Intensive Class Schedule by clicking here!

Photo: Graham 2 performs Temptations of the Moon. Photo by Antonia K Miranda.

Annie-B Parson’s The Snow Falls in the Winter

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NEW@Graham
presents

The Snow Falls in the Winter

by Annie-B Parson
December 17 and 18, 7-8pm
Preview

Martha Graham Studio Theater
55 Bethune Street, 11th Floor

With an introduction by Annie-B Parson (Dec 17th)
tickets: $20 includes a glass of wine

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Join us for a Holiday version of NEW@Graham featuring a Sneak Preview of The Snow Falls in the Winter by Bessie and Obie Award-winning choreographer Annie-B Parson.

Inspired by Ionesco’s The Lesson, this dance-theater work of “subtlety, mystery and wit” (New York Times) includes a new commissioned score by David Lang and will be a Company premiere at the Joyce Theater, Feb 17, 22 at 7:30pm; Feb 13-14, 19 at 8pm.

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Photo Credits: Hibbard Nash Photography