Tag: Dance

Time Traveling with Martha Graham, at The Soraya

   Debra Levine   posted:  17 days ago

When Martha Graham placed a single bare foot—famously small, her feet had enviable high arches—on the stage of New York’s 48th Street Theater in her 1926 debut as an independent...

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A final bow for The Soraya’s resident ballet company

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  9 months ago

Even as light emerges at the end of the tunnel, the struggle to stand up the arts sector, post-pandemic, is merely beginning.

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A Tribute to Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

   Debra Levine   posted:  9 months ago

It was a gem of a dance company: a sleek, risk-taking, youthful, uber-trained crew of mega-movers. Anna Kisselgoff, writing in The New York Times, called them “A breath of fresh air!” 

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The Soraya comes to Netflix with Lil Buck and Jon Boogz

posted:  13 months ago

We’re proud to announce that The Soraya is making its first appearance on Netflix, available for streaming starting today, October 23.

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Honoring the 19th Amendment with Martha Graham Dance Company

posted:  16 months ago

The Soraya joins our partner, the Martha Graham Dance Company, in celebrating this week’s 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave American women the right to vote and propelled the ongoing struggle to guarantee those rights for all women. We honor the historic importance of the 19th through the lens of Martha Graham’s own social activism – so evident in works such as American Document, Panorama, Chronicle, and Immediate Tragedy.

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"Immediate Tragedy," Martha Graham Dance Company's response to the moment

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  18 months ago

Main image: Martha Graham in Immediate Tragedy (1937) by Robert Fraser

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Ballet BC's Creative Team discuss Romeo + Juliet

   Victoria Looseleaf   posted:  22 months ago

Since it was first written and performed in 1596, Shakespeare's indelible classic, Romeo and Juliet — the doomed romance of two teenagers from feuding families — is possibly the most...

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Meet the cast of Ballet BC's Romeo + Juliet

   Ricki Quinn   posted:  22 months ago

Ballet BC's Romeo + Juliet returns to the stage after the show's highly acclaimed premiere in 2018.

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On Sacred Ground: Step Afrika! at The Soraya

   Debra Levine   posted:  22 months ago

In a return visit to The Soraya on Sunday, February 23, Step Afrika!, the distinguished Washington, D.C.-based performance troupe, will bring its latest creative project to Los Angeles.

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