APRIL 30 – MAY 2, 2021

Streamed LIVE from the Martha Graham Studio Theater!

CHOREOGRAPHY BY
MARTHA GRAHAM – KYLE ABRAHAM — SIR ROBERT COHAN – ELISA MONTE
RICHARD MOVE – NICOLAS PAUL – TROY SCHUMACHER

A MAJOR COLLABORATION WITH
HAUSER & WIRTH

AND ARTISTS
RITA ACKERMANN – MARY HEILMANN – LUCHITA HURTADO – RASHID JOHNSON

SCROLL DOWN FOR THE EXCITING LINE UP OF EACH EVENT!

ALL IN GRAHAMFEST95
OUR THREE-DAY VIRTUAL FESTIVAL

  • Three streamed performances with our dancers performing live
  • Ten Company premieres
  • Two behind-the-scenes dancer warm-ups and rehearsals
  • One festive cocktail party with the dancers
  • Surprise digital bonuses!

All of this and more is yours with a Season Pass to GrahamFest95 (a bargain!).

Tickets to individual programs may be purchased separately.
Can’t fit all the events into one weekend? Your ticket gives you access for the entire month of May!

BUY A SEASON PASS: $95

ALL EVENTS STREAMED LIVE FROM THE MARTHA GRAHAM STUDIO THEATER

THE EVE PROJECT

Friday, April 30 at 6:00pm

Brilliant Graham solos, unusual collaborations with women artists, and a Company premiere.

Featuring the Company premiere of Treading, Elisa Monte’s signature work, and the dynamic women of today’s Company performing solos born out of Martha’s 1930s political activism, Deep Song, Immediate TragedyandSpectre-1914. Our collaboration with Hauser & Wirth provides a digital treat — artist Mary Heilmann’s reinvention of Graham’s Satyric Festival Song. Elisa Monte will be with us in person!

SINGLE TICKETS: $30

PAST/PRESENT

Saturday, May 1 at 5:00pm

Seven short works by four choreographers inspired by Martha Graham – and the season premiere of a Graham classic from 1981.

The Company premiere of four solos by Sir Robert Cohan, great Graham alum from the 1950s. One of these solos will be digitally reimagined with artwork by Rashid Johnson. Lamentation Variations by Kyle Abraham, Richard Move and Nicolas Paul (a NY premiere) will be introduced by the film of Martha in Lamentation, and the stunning Graham duet, Conversation of Lovers, will close the program.

SINGLE TICKETS: $30

OTHER SPACES

Sunday, May 2 at 3:00pm

Transporting solos and duets that exist in other realms – real or imagined.

A virtuoso duet from The Auditions by Troy Schumacher will be in conversation with two duets by Graham and Treading by Elisa Monte. Also featured, a rare solo from Letter to the World and two digital premieres pairing the artwork of Luchita Hurtado with Saraband and that of Rita Ackermann with Immediate Tragedy.

SINGLE TICKETS: $30

DANCERS’ PRE-SHOW PREP

Saturday, May 1 at 1:30pm
Sunday, May 2 at 11:30am

Observe (or join!) our Company Warm-up and Rehearsal.

A truly behind-the-scenes look at our dancers’ pre-show preparations – their Company warm-up will be topped off by a rehearsal run-through of the famous floor-exercises from Ritual to the Sun, created by Graham in 1981.

MAY 1 TICKETS: $15
MAY 2 TICKETS: $15

CLOSING NIGHT COCKTAILS

Sunday, May 2 at 4:30pm

Raise a glass with our dancers.

What a year it has been! Join the Dancers live from the Martha Graham Studio Theater via Zoom for conversation and cocktails. Help us toast the end of our 95th Season and the hopes for our 96th!

SINGLE TICKETS: $40

DIGITAL SEASON SPONSOR

Jody and John Arnhold | Arnhold Foundation

WITH MAJOR SUPPORT FROM

The Sackler Group

AND ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FROM

The Hayes Foundation

DIGITAL SEASON PRODUCERS

The Dance Enthusiast
Atle Hedløy
Maddie Mosholder
Nadia Wellisz
Kathleen Zaracki