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Martha Graham Dance Company is the oldest dance organization belonging to the United States. The company was founded in 1926 and is named after one of the pioneering choreographers of American, Martha Graham. Over the years the company has produced a number of famous dancers. The dance company aims at presenting the timeless style of dancing that has captivated the dance lovers for years. The American dance has been an inspiration for dancers of around the globe, generation after generation. In order to catch this live sensational act in your town, get Martha Graham Dance Company tickets today.
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Martha Graham was a choreographer and modern dancer belonging to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The influence of her work in the field of Modern Dancing is compared to that of Picasso in the world of modern Visual Arts and is often called the "Picasso of Dance." For over seven decades Martha choreographed and danced. She was the very first dancer to have performed at White House and to have traveled to other countries as the "cultural ambassador." She was honored with biggest civilian award; Presidential Medal of Freedom as well. She received worldwide fame and was honored with Japan’s Order of the Precious Crown and Paris’ Key to the City. Graham’s fame was the backbone of Martha Graham Dance Company and earned it fan base from more than fifty countries throughout Europe, North & South America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
Martha Graham Dance Company has expanded over the years as a contemporary, political, social, psychological and influential dancing company which through its dance acts raises a number of topics that affect the nation in general. The company is known for experimenting a lot and always presenting something unique to the world, and for nurturing some of the finest dancers and choreographers of the country, during both 20th and 21st centuries. Some of the most famous names include Merce Cunningham, Pearl Lang, Erick Hawkins, Paul Taylor and Pascal Rioult. Graham’s own 181 works have been performed onstage by performers like Claire Bloom, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Liza Minnelli, Margot Fonteyn, Maya Plisetskaya, Kathleen Turner and Rudolf Nureyev.
Martha Graham Dance Company is still dipped in the dancing spirits because its roots go back to Martha’s era. Every year the company presents a number of new dancing productions on live stage. Other than that works of classic dancing era are revived along with the brand new ones. The productions are a collaboration of the finest choreographers presenting the skills of the most skillful dancers, carrying out Martha’s legacy in the right way.
The company’s repertoire consists of Martha’s masterpieces like Lamentation, Appalachian Spring, Deaths and Entrances, Cave of the Heart and Chronicles. This is not it; a number of other masterpieces are included in the occasional productions. Apart from the dance productions, Martha Graham Dance Company also runs a contemporary dancing school. It is known for its quality teachings and for being one of the oldest dancing schools of the area. It is charter member of National Association of School of Dances. It is often referred to as the "Profession Studio School."
Now the latest productions of the Martha Graham Dance Company are coming soon to the Mahalia Jackson Theatre for Performing Arts. A number of highly talented dancers will perform this season, presenting various classic and contemporary pieces. The company also presents shows in collaboration with a number of other professional dance companies such as Noemi Lafrance Dance Company, Paul Taylor Dance Company, The Battery Dance Company, Rioult Dance Club and Jose Limon dance Company. In order to attend the upcoming contemporary dance show at its best, you can now book Martha Graham Dance Company tickets for they have gone up for sale! Take your friends and family along.