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About the Company
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The Martha Graham Dance Company, founded by Graham in 1926, is the oldest and most celebrated modern dance company in the world. The Martha Graham Center, School and Dance Company provide instruction in the Martha Graham technique for students from all over the world; preserve, document and perform Martha Graham's ballets nationally and internationally; develop new works which adhere to, and draw inspiration from, her unique style and artistic vision; and, introduce young audiences to Martha Graham's work, to inspire new generations of dancers and dance lovers.


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Martha Graham Dance Company:
Known as "one of the great companies of the world" (The New York Times), Martha Graham Dance Company is the oldest contemporary dance company in America and one of its most celebrated. As part of the Kennedy Center–wide festival* A New America: The 1940s.

Additional Resources
ARTSEDGE: A Dancer's Journal
Go backstage and see the preparation required to mount a modern dance production with this interactive exhibit that chronicles the pre-performance world of dancers in the Martha Graham Dance Company, the oldest modern dance company in the world.

Martha Graham Dance Company website: Information on the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, which includes the dance school and company.

Upcoming Performances
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The great contemporary dance company presents its signature 1940s masterpiece Appalachian Spring, featuring music by Aaron Copland, among other classic works.

Cast and Company
Martha Graham - Founder

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