Martha Graham School Intensive Programs

For students unable to attend the Martha Graham School year round or who wish to progress rapidly, the Winter and Summer Intensives offer dancers a rigorous program in Martha Graham Technique, Repertory, and Dance Composition. 
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Graham Technique – The Martha Graham Technique amplifies the natural movement associated with the breath through Graham’s signature contraction and release. It promotes strength and risk taking, and serves as a foundation for excellence. Four levels are offered.

Graham Repertory – Participants study Graham’s masterworks, inspired by a wide variety of sources, including modern painting, the American frontier, spiritual ceremonies, and Greek mythology.

Composition – Participants explore the process of dance making and construct their own choreographic phrases. Students will be encouraged to develop a choreography “toolbox” and find their own artistic voice.

Gyrokinesis – Gyrokinesis is a conditioning and injury prevention technique that stretches and strengthens the body through principles of alignment, concentric and eccentric forces, and breathing patterns.

Ballet – The Martha Graham School approaches ballet training in a nurturing way, focusing on the individual student’s abilities. The classes are structured to enhance and support the study of the Martha Graham Technique.

Classes will take place at one of our two locations:

– Westbeth (55 Bethune Street, 11th and 3rd Floors, NYC, 10014)
– East 63rd Street (316 East 63rd Street, Lower Level, NYC, 10065)

Before you choose your classes….


View Winter Intensive Brochure

View full Winter Intensive Schedule (right-click to download).

***Be sure to allow at least 45 minutes to travel between classes in our studios
at Westbeth (55 Bethune Street) and 63rd Street (316 E 63rd Street).***

Register NOW!

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

Mail:   Martha Graham School, 55 Bethune Street, New York, NY 10014
Fax:   Martha Graham School, 212.838.0339, or
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Mark your Calendar for the next Intensive!!

2016 Summer Intensive:

June 27 – August 5

Registration will open this coming February!

Photo Credits: Anne Souder in a Graham 2 rehearsal; photo by Brigid Pierce. Alessio Crognale in a Graham 2 rehearsal; photo by Brigid Pierce.