Essays Tagged: "Martha Graham"

Through the Eyes of a Tiger

termined roles of the past and shape our own destinies. Later on, in eighth grade I did a report on Martha Graham, a revolutionary figure for women in modern dance. I do not believe that it would be c ...

(7 pages) 54 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Dancing to be heard.

it. Dancing is away to express emotion. "The place of dance is with in the heart," said Tom Robbins.Martha Graham said, "Dance is the hidden language of the soul." For myself, dance is freedom. Throug ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

A machanical essay that gives step by step instructions on the electric slide.

ss something that only movement in an ordered rhythm could express. These major choreographers are: Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, and Charles Weidman. They are the ones who took strict forum dancing ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Biography of Christopher Bruce

en the company began to experiment with ballet and modern, combining them to form, specifically the Martha Graham technique. (Martha Graham created 181 ballets and a dance technique that has been comp ... let in its scope and magnitude. Many of the great modern and ballet choreographers have studied the Martha Graham Technique or have been members of her company.) When Bruce danced the role of Pierrot ...

(9 pages) 24544 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Pioneers of Dance: Martha Graham "Movement Never Lies"

From her start in Three Gnossiennes, to her last dance, Maple leaf Rag, Martha Graham's technique was present throughout. Although she had to stop because of health relate ... frustrations to unleash to emotion inside but to create her own persona in this vast world of dance.Martha Graham was born in 1894 in a small city outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was born to ... tumes for the surreal effect. The music was contemporary and usually composed special for the dance.Martha Graham introduced a number of other improvements to dance. She established the use of mobile ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

"Dance Misconceptions:It is a Sport"

uence of dance.Using the principles of contraction and release as the foundation for her technique, Martha Graham built a vocabulary of movement that would "increase the emotional activity of the danc ...

(4 pages) 86 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

"Martha Graham"

Martha Graham, a name widely known among fellow dance connoisseurs, has been compared to some of the ... has become a part of the common vocabulary of dancers everywhere, I agree with the others in naming Martha Graham: The Twentieth Century's Most Important Dancer, the Mother of Modern Dance.Graham is n ... nctive movements.Starting with her students from Eastman, she formed the beginnings of the renowned Martha Graham School for Contemporary Dance on New York. Although the early dances Graham created re ...

(7 pages) 115 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

A breif history on martha graham

Martha Graham Born in 1894, was a drop out of the Denishawn School of dance. Father wa ... c Hawkins was the first male dancer to come to the school In the 1960's alcoholism took over Martha but her school continued because it had become so strong with lots of teachers Martha ... se it had become so strong with lots of teachers Martha died in 1991 at 97 years old. Martha started dancing after seeing a poster of Ruth St. Dennis She was always perfectly groo ...

(1 pages) 33 0 3.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Martha Graham

Martha Graham: A Dancer's Lifeby Russell FreedmanMartha Graham(1894-1991) was a dancer, choreographe ... years, and during that time she changed the landscape of dance forever. In 1998 TIME Magazine named Martha Graham as the Dancer of the Century, and People Magazine named her among the female "Icons" o ... let in its scope and magnitude. Many of the great modern and ballet choreographers have studied the Martha Graham Technique or have been members of her company.We can say that Martha Graham is The Twe ...

(4 pages) 66 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Evolution of Modern Dance

t years later. Together they founded the Denishawn Dance Company. Two famous names in modern dance, Martha Graham and Doris Humphrey, studied there.Martha Graham made her dance debut in 1926 New York. ...

(1 pages) 64 0 4.6 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Reflective Essay

d easily turn into one of my weaknesses. The main lesson to be learned here I feel was best said by Martha Graham who was an American Dancer, Teacher and Choreographer of modern dance. These were her ...

(3 pages) 82 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A resource kit following the anayltical framework of Kress and Van Leeuwen's grammar of visual design.

hort script for the television show "Dance Network International". In this script, the interviewer; Martha Graham is interviewing yourself; a knowledgeable dance specialist, on your opinions on the ph ...

(7 pages) 19 0 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education