DANCE NEWS: These Are The Martha Graham School Scholarship Bash and Benefit and 2022 Award Recipients
Congratulations to Rosetta Fair, Kate Reyes, and Matilde Santos!
On Wednesday, January 5, at 7pm ET, the Martha Graham Dance Company will host a festive live-streamed event to celebrate the Martha Graham School and the 2022 Martha Graham School award recipients: Rosetta Fair, Kate Reyes, and Matilde Santos. The event will feature the awards presentation, cameos from Graham Company stars, and performances by Graham 2. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.marthagraham.org/bash.
Generous support is provided by Inger K. Witter and the Graham School Committee, Eng Kian Ooi and Marius Meland, and Morgan Stanley/The Sackler Group.
2022 Martha Graham School Award Recipients
Rosetta Fair, Armgard von Bardeleben Award for Excellence in Graham Studies
Rosetta Fair trained and performed with Joel Hall Dancers & Center and other Chicago groups including Duwane Pendarvis & Company, Tamboula Ethnic Dance Company, and Khalidah Kali’s North African Bellydance Experience. Fair is a Martha Graham Two-Year Certificate Program graduate and is currently enrolled in the Teacher Training Program.
Kate Reyes, Pearl Lang Award for Excellence in Performance
Kate Reyes received her BFA from Marymount Manhattan College after graduating from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. A former Teens@Graham dancer, Reyes earned the Graham School’s Advanced Studies Certificate while dancing with Graham 2 and just celebrated her premiere performance with the Graham Company.
Matilde Santos, Ooi Meland International Student Award
Matilde Santos trained in her native Portugal, studying ballet, modern and contemporary at Contemporary Dance Academy of Setúbal. She was a member of the Little Company before her study at the Graham School, completing the Two-Year Certificate program and continuing in the Teacher Training Program.