Dance lovers of the world rejoice – an animated Martha Graham is today’s google home page. Although I did not suffer through the number of hip wrenching Graham technique class hours that KR did, I feel so proud to have participated in her legacy! So, in honor of what would have been Martha Graham’s 117th birthday, please enjoy some photos and videos. Interesting sidenote: Madonna moved to NYC to study with Graham and her company. Although she did not stay there, Madonna loved and revered her. You can see her with MG below.
For more information about MG and her dance company which still performs her ground breaking choreography, click here.
Here is a clip from Lamentation where she dances in a bag:
Here is a clip from Night Journey: