MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY

Gary Galbraith and Virginie Mécène in Martha Grahams Appalachian Spring

Event Details
Event Title:MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY (Tickets)
Event Description:

This performance is supported in part by the Topfer Endowment for Performing Arts Production and the National Dance Project. Presented in partnership with the Department of Theatre & Dance

Martha Graham Dance Company
Janet Eilber, artistic director

PROGRAM
Appalachian Spring
Lamentation Variations
Errand
Echo

Texas Performing Arts is thrilled to welcome back the iconic Martha Graham Dance Company for the first time in many seasons performing a program of signature and new works. Since its founding by Ms. Graham in 1926, the company has been a leader in the development of contemporary dance, bringing to life a timeless and uniquely American style of dance that digs deep into the psyche to define a new, homegrown, emotionally charged, and socially engaged contemporary. Today’s company continues to foster Graham’s spirit of ingenuity, presenting masterpieces by Graham and her contemporaries, alongside newly commissioned works by artists inspired by Graham’s legacy.

About the Program

Graham’s Appalachian Spring is a snapshot of an exciting moment in dance history. The work premiered in 1944 and featured a score by Aaron Copland that earned him a Pulitzer Prize; Graham danced the lead, opposite Merce Cunningham.

The Lamentation Variations is an event that was conceived in 2007 to commemorate the anniversary of 9/11. The work is …

Date and Time:Sep. 25 | 8:00 PM
Contact:PAC Ticket Office
512-471-1444
Admission:$36 - $45
Location:Bass Concert Hall (PAC Building) Maps and Directions
Sponsor:Texas Performing Arts