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CunningGraham: a Merce Cunningham & Martha Graham technique comparison & discussion

CunningGraham: a Merce Cunningham & Martha Graham technique comparison & discussion

Company:

Martha Graham Dance Company

Location:

Martha Graham Studio Theater
55 Bethune Street, 11 Floor
New York, NY 10011

Dates:

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 7:00pm
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 7:00pm

Tickets:

www.marthagraham.org/studioseries

Company:
Martha Graham Dance Company

Martha Graham Dance Company’s Studio Series continues with CunningGraham, a Merce Cunningham and Martha Graham technique comparison and discussion featuring Graham 2 and Cunningham Workshop participants. 

Merce Cunningham began his career in Martha Graham’s company. Was his new style a complete revolt from Graham or is there more in common between these two geniuses than we think? This two-night-only event will feature a comparison of the two physical systems—the classroom techniques—they invented to serve their visions for the stage. The evening will include technique demonstrations and excerpts from a Cunningham work and a Graham work. CunningGraham is organized by Janet Eilber and Virginie Mécène (Graham), and Jennifer Goggans and Daniel Madoff (Cunningham).

Tickets for CunningGraham are $25 (general) and $15 (students) and can be purchased by phone at 212-229-9200, or online at www.marthagraham.org/studioseries

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