Dancer and choreographer who all transformed contemporary dance with functions such as for example Chronicle (1936) and Clytemnestra (1958). She founded the famed Martha Graham Dance Firm and acquired an acclaimed seven-decade-long profession. She was raised in Pittsburgh, Pa. In the initial decade from the twentieth hundred years, she began schooling on the Denishawn College of Dance and Related Arts. Her many awards are the 1979 Kennedy Middle Honor, the 1976 Presidential Medal of Independence, as well as the 1985 Country wide Medal of Arts. She was created right into a Presbyterian category of Irish descent. Her relationship to fellow dancer Erick Hawkins lasted from 1948 until 1954. Being a choreographer of contemporary dance, she was likened to modernist musician Pablo Picasso with regards to her tremendous impact upon the introduction of her talent.
Full Name Martha Graham Date Of Birth May 11, 1894 Died April 1, 1991, New York City, New York, United States Place Of Birth Pittsburgh, PA Profession Choreographer Education Denishawn school, Santa Barbara High School Nationality American Spouse Erick Hawkins Parents Jane Beers, George Graham Siblings Georgia Graham Sargeant Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom, Kennedy Center Honors, List of recipients of the National Medal of Arts, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Classical Program - Performing Arts Movies Martha Graham: An American Original in Performance, A Dancer’s World, Appalachian Spring
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# Fact 1 Is portrayed by Richard Move in Ghostlight (2003) 2 She was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1985 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington D.C. 3 Was brought to the Eastman School of Music in 1926 by Rouben Mamoulian, who was then the 28-year-old director of the Eastman School of Drama. 4 Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1976. 5 Her experimental work on what the body could do based on its own structure developed into what was known as "percussive movements."
Title Year Status Character Early Color Films 2004 Video documentary short choreographer Three Dances by Martha Graham 1992 TV Movie choreographer Errand in the Maze 1984 TV Movie documentary choreographer Errand in the Maze 1975 Short choreographer Night Journey 1960 Documentary short conceived and choreographed by Appalachian Spring 1958 TV Movie choreographer Martha Graham: An American Original in Performance 1957 Documentary choreographer The Flute of Krishna 1926 Short choreographer - uncredited Actress Actress
Title Year Status Character Dance Rebels: A Story of Modern Dance 2015 TV Movie Appalachian Spring 1958 TV Movie The Wife Appalachian Spring 1944 Short Lamentation 1943 Short Frontier 1936 Short Heretic 1931 Short Dancer Writer Writer
Title Year Status Character Early Color Films 2004 Video documentary short segment "The Flute of Krishna" Appalachian Spring 1958 TV Movie scenario A Dancer's World 1957 TV Movie documentary The Flute of Krishna 1926 Short idea and scenario - uncredited Cinematographer Cinematographer
Title Year Status Character Errand in the Maze 1984 TV Movie documentary Soundtrack Soundtrack
Title Year Status Character White Christmas 1954 performer: "Choreography" - uncredited Self Self
Title Year Status Character American Masters 1994 TV Series documentary Herself Errand in the Maze 1984 TV Movie documentary Interviewee Today 1980 TV Series Herself The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 1979 TV Special Herself - Honoree Great Performances: Dance in America 1976 TV Series Herself Anais Nin Observed 1974 Documentary Herself Night Journey 1960 Documentary short Queen Jocasta Martha Graham: An American Original in Performance 1957 Documentary Herself A Dancer's World 1957 TV Movie documentary Herself Archive Footage Archive Footage Nominated awards Nominated awards
Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie Award shared with 1979 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Achievement in Choreography Great Performances: Dance in America (1976) 1977 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Classical Program in the Performing Arts Great Performances: Dance in America (1976) · Jac Venza (executive producer) · Emile Ardolino (series coordinating producer) · Merrill Brockway (series producer)
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# Quote 1 No artist is ahead of his time. He is his time. It is just that others are behind him. 2 You are unique and if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost. 3 The body says what words cannot. 4 Age is the acceptance of the term of years. But maturity is the glory of years.
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