Pre-Audition Workshop

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

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Martha Graham Dance Company will hold a Pre-Audition Workshop, May 3-5, and Auditions, May 6-7, 2017. The Company seeks strong dancers with a command of Graham Technique™ and ballet. Core dancers are guaranteed 30 weeks of work per year, and are members of the American Guild of Musical Artists AFL-CIO.

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For more information about Auditions, please click here.

Pre-Audition Workshop May 3-5, 2017

(Workshop is not required for audition – space is limited)

May 3-5
8:15am – 9:00am
9:10am – 10:40am
10:50am – 12:20pm
10:50am – 12:20pm
2:00pm – 4:00pm
4:15pm – 5:45pm
Ballet Barre
Graham Technique™ III (advanced)
Graham Technique™ IV (professional)
Current Company Repertory
Graham Technique™ Refresher (all levels)

Martha Graham Studio Theater, 55 Bethune St, 11th Fl, NYC 10014
+ Additional studio TBD

Auditions May 6-7, 2017

May 6
9:30am – 11:00am
11:00am – 12:00pm
12:00pm – 6:00pm
Pre-Audition Class
May 7
12:00pm – 6:00pm


Audition Location:
Martha Graham Studio Theater, 55 Bethune St, 11th Fl, NYC 10014

Ballet Barre
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™.

This class is specifically designed to help prepare dancers for the Current Company Repertory class.

Graham Technique™ IV (Professional)with Denise Vale
This class is designed for Professional and Pre-professional dancers with a strong background in Graham Technique™.

Graham Technique™ III (Advanced)with Virginie Mecene
This class is designed for Advanced and Pre-professional dancers with an extensive background in Graham Technique™.

Current Company Repertory with Martha Graham Dance Company dancers
Current Repertory will preview choreography and physical vocabulary including movement from the Company’s current repertory by Martha Graham, Pontus Lidberg, Nacho Duato and others.

Graham Technique™ Refresherwith Tadej Brdnik
This class is specifically tailored to Professional and Pre-professional dancers without extensive Graham Technique™ and training. Dancers will explore the principals of the Graham Technique™ and discuss and practice its application.

Pre-Audition Class
Graham Technique™ warm-up class specially designed as a preparation for the Audition.


  • Pre-Audition Workshop:

    Workshop Fee includes $25 Audition Registration Fee.

    Package A: $245 (3 days) / $95 (1 day) *
    One Graham Technique™ class + Contemporary + Current Company Repertory

    Package B: $180 (3 days) / $80 (1 day)
    One Graham Technique™ class + Current Company Repertory

  • Add-Ons:

    Ballet Barre: $32 (3 days) / $12 (1 day)

    Graham Technique™ Refresher: $50 (3 days) / $18 (1 day)
    For those wishing to take both technique classes: Advanced or Professional Graham Technique™ and Graham Technique™ Refresher.

  • Pre-Audition Class: (May 6) $18
    Class Fee does not include Audition Registration Fee.
  • Audition Registration Fee: $25
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    Current AGMA members and 2017 Pre-Audition Workshop participants pay no fee.

Please note: All Audition and Workshop Registration fees are non-refundable.

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AGMA Members: To register, please email Tadej Brdnik at
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Photos: Lloyd Mayor in Nacho Duato’s Rust and Xin Ying in Martha Graham’s Satyric Festival Song. Photos by Hibbard Nash Photography.