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American dancer, choreographer, and company director
We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God
Martha Graham
View a video of this performance at the UW Media Center.
Premiere Date: 1936
Music: Wallingford Riegger, Finale from New Dance, Opus 18 b
Costume Design: Naoko Nagata
Lighting Design: David Finley after Jean Rosenthal
Set Design: Isamu Noguchi
Reconstruction: Yuriko and Martha Graham from the Julien Bryan film (1989)
Staging: Virginie Mecene
Costume Realization: Christine Smith
Lighting Realization: Michael Wellborn
Set Fabrication: Doug Meier
Rehearsal Direction: Hannah C. Wiley
Dance 1: Steps in the Street
Devastation––Homelessness––Exile
Dancers: Rhonda Cinotto with Maria Cynthia Anderson, Katrine Behrend, Karen Brown, Alice de Muizon, Diana Garcia-Snyder, Cynthia Heidelberg, Devin McDermott, Shannon Narasimhan, Rachel Randall, Erricka S. Turner, Leah Schrager
Dance 2: Prelude to Action
Unity––Pledge to the Future
Dancers: Elizabeth Cooper with Maria Cynthia Anderson, Katrine Behrend, Karen Brown, Rhonda Cinotto, Alice de Muizon, Diana Garcia-Snyder, Cynthia Heidelberg, Devin McDermott, Shannon Narasimhan, Rachel Randall, Erricka S. Turner, Leah Schrager
Performance Date: February 2007
Performance Location: Meany Theater, University of Washington
Martha Graham Works:
Title Staging Premiere Date
Primitive Mysteries Diane Gray 1931
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