Anne O'Donnell in Martha Graham's 'Every Soul Is a Circus'

TO OUR GRAHAM COMMUNITY…

While we are all staying apart, all of us at Graham want to find ways to be together.

We’ll be posting daily updates to this page with special viewing opportunities of all things Graham on our Instagram, FaceBook, YouTube Channel and more. Please watch this space and stay in virtual touch!

We look forward to seeing you daily, be in good health,

Janet Eilber, Artistic Director

DANCER LED CLASSES

As a family of artists from around the world, the Martha Graham Dance Company dancers are saddened by the Covid-19 Global Pandemic. We are deeply concerned for our neighbors who face serious health challenges, even as we work through our own disruptions. Our tours and beloved New York City Season have been postponed/canceled and many challenges lie ahead, leaving us without the income we rely on to survive. We remain dedicated to the arts and its vibrant community, and humbly ask for your aid during these turbulent times. Thank you for considering a donation to our Dancer Relief Fund. No contribution is too big or small. We greatly appreciate your generosity and continued support, and look forward to dancing for you again soon!!

MARTHA GRAHAM DANCER RELIEF FUND

Wednesday, March 25

11:00am EST

Live class with Lloyd Knight on Instagram Live @lloydknight

Thursday, March 26

12:00pm EST

Beginner Floor class with Anne Souder on Instagram Live @anniesoud

Friday, March 27

11:00am EST

All Levels class with Lloyd Mayor on Instagram Live @lloydamayor

Friday, March 27

2:00pm EST

Live class with Jacob Larsen and Lorenzo Pagano on Instagram Live @jakelarsen10

Saturday, March 28

12:00pm EST

Level II class with Charlotte Landreau on Instagram Live @charlottelandreau.graham

THE INSTA-GRAHAM CHALLENGE

We want to see all the creative and unexpected ways you can come up with to use one (or more!) of the 19 Poses to perform an everyday task. Post your creation to social media with hashtags: #19poses and #marthagraham. We’ll repost the top submissions on the @marthagrahamdance Instagram account and send our 5 favorites a gift bag of Graham swag!

Click below for full guidelines and to learn more about the 19 Poses for the 19th Amendment!

19 POSES IG CHALLENGE

OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Check out the official YouTube channel of the Martha Graham Dance Company for performance clips as well as historical archival footage of America’s oldest and most influential modern dance company!

GRAHAM YOUTUBE CHANNEL

OUR HISTORY

The Martha Graham Dance Company has been a world leader in the evolving art form of modern dance since its founding in 1926.

The Company embraces a new vision that showcases masterpieces by Graham alongside newly commissioned works by contemporary artists. With programs that offer a rich thematic narrative, the Company creates new platforms for contemporary dance and multiple points of access for audiences.

Since its inception, the Martha Graham Dance Company has received international acclaim from audiences in more than 50 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Russia, and the Middle East.

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THE MARTHA GRAHAM SCHOOL

The Martha Graham School is the oldest professional school of dance in the United States and the only one primarily focused on the Martha Graham Technique and repertory.  Classes are taught by faculty who are current or former members of the Martha Graham Dance Company, and who trained with Martha Graham herself or with her first-generation acolytes.

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Full-time programs are offered for intermediate and advanced pre-professional students seeking excellent training in the Martha Graham Technique and repertory along with theory, pedagogy and related disciplines.

The Martha Graham School offers Intensive Programs for adults and teens, specifically designed for students and professionals who are unable to attend the Martha Graham School year-round or who wish to progress rapidly in the Martha Graham Technique.

The Martha Graham School’s leading educational outreach program, Teens@Graham, offers aspiring dancers ages 13-18 the opportunity to improve vocational skills and academic performance through study of the Graham Technique, composition, and repertory.

Graham 2 is a pre-professional dance company drawn from the most advanced students of the Martha Graham School. Its mission is threefold: to bring fresh energy, passion, and vision to the brilliant tradition of Martha Graham; to bring the Graham tradition to a younger audience, smaller venues, and to cultural communities; and to be a springboard for young dancers to enter the professional dance world.