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You don’t have to be a dancer to feel like one.

Whether you’re 18 or 81, a CEO, an aspiring actor, or a busy parent, you can discover the joy of movement at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance! Classes are taught by faculty who are current or former members of the Martha Graham Dance Company, and who trained with Martha Graham herself or with her first-generation acolytes.

OPEN CLASSES SCHEDULE

GRAHAM LEVEL I (ELEMENTARY)

Primarily an introductory class, goals for the elementary level include: movement skills, concentration, and self-awareness.

GRAHAM LEVEL II (INTERMEDIATE)

Placement at this level is based on faculty evaluation and requires prior work in Graham Technique and repertory; instruction builds strength, balance, stamina, focus, extended kinetic vocabulary, and provides an introduction to fundamental Graham phrases and repertory.

GRaHAM LEVEL III (ADVANCED)

Placement at this level is based on faculty evaluations and requires considerable prior work in Graham Technique and repertory; instruction builds strengths, balance, stamina, focus, kinetic vocabulary, and includes longer dance sequences and extended exposure to Graham phrases and repertory.

GRAHAM LEVEL IV (PROFESSIONAL)

Placement at this level is by faculty invitation only and is reserved for the most advanced Graham students. Instruction includes exposure to extensive Graham phrases and repertory as students strive towards virtuosity as dance professionals.

Open Classes – Pricing Chart

General Public Union/Student
Single Class $18 Single Class $17
5 Class Card $85.50 5 Class Card $80.50
10 Class Card $160 10 Class Card $150
20 Class Card $305 20 Class Card $290
Special offer! New Student Two-Class Introduction $30
Class Observation Fee
Single Class $12
Class Card Expiration (from date of purchase)
New Student Two-Class Introduction 2 Weeks
5 Class Card 1 Month
10 Class Card 3 Months
20 Class Card 6 Months