High School Productions

Special consideration is given to qualified high schools considering licensing a Martha Graham work.


Licensing by High Schools
Many of the Graham classics are available for licensing by high schools.

“With ‘Appalachian Spring’ Baltimore School for the Arts breaks new ground.”
– Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun


Baltimore School for the Performing Arts

source: Baltimore Magazine

Our recent high school partners include:

Baltimore School for the Performing Arts
Baltimore, Maryland

Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts
Hartford, Connecticut

Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of
Music & Art and Performing Arts
New York, New York

Interlochen Arts Academy
Interlochen, Michigan

Full Production Package

Using our network of Graham Master Teachers, Martha Graham Licensing and Resources offers packages that ensure reconstructions and performances of the highest artistic quality and authenticity.

Fees for Performance Licenses for Student Productions depend on the dance requested.

The mission of the Licensing Department is to facilitate student reconstructions and make sure they are affordable.

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Interlochen Arts Academy
Artistic support for each production includes:

  • A Graham Master Teacher (if your faculty does not include a Graham artist)
  • A Martha Graham Tool Kit ® (rehearsal videos, rehearsal audio, staging notes, reviews, historic background)
  • Rental costumes from the original Martha Graham designs
  • An authentic lighting and technical consultation
  • Performance quality audio
  • Contact information for obtaining music rights
  • Original program notes and credits
  • Dramatic archival photos, publications and educational materials
  • Collaboration on interdepartmental curriculum (music, visual arts, education, theater, history departments)
  • Martha Graham T-shirts are available for schools to purchase in groups of 25, 50, or more for resale on campus. Contact us for more information about this popular fundraising idea.

For more information, contact Resources at resources@marthagraham.org.

Educational Showing License

Educational Showing License is for a studio showing which is the culmination event for a Graham repertory workshop. These showings do not use costumes, theatrical lighting, or live music. The Educational Showing License includes basic reconstruction materials and is granted to an experienced Graham regisseur at a reduced rate.

For more information, contact Resources at resources@marthagraham.org.


Did you know that high schools may participate in University Partners Showcase? Find out more here!