January 6 – 10, 2020

Open to instructors of all dance disciplines wishing to gain an introduction to or deepen their understanding of the Martha Graham Technique®. This intensive, five-day workshop, lead by Virginie Mécène, reviews basic floor work, standing, and traveling exercises and highlights connections between them. Tips on how to introduce or adapt Graham Technique for a wide range of students will be considered as well as creative ways to construct a class. Fee: $400 (includes workshop, class observations, and reception).

TO ENROLL:

Your Registration will not be processed until your registration fee and tuition deposit are received.

Virginie Mécène
Workshop Schedule

All classes held at The Martha Graham School • 55 Bethune Street • New York City

Monday, January 6
5:00-7:00pm
Floor Work Exercises
  • Review basic floor work exercises
  • Highlight key objectives and pedagogical targets
  • Consider logical and physical development
Tuesday, January 7
5:00-7:00pm
Floor Work and Standing Exercises
  • Review basic standing exercises
  • Highlight key objectives and pedagogical targets
  • Connect floor to standing
  • Consider logical and physical development
Wednesday, January 8
4:00-7:00
Standing and Traveling Exercises
  • Review basic traveling exercises, focusing on shift of weight
  • Connect standing to traveling
  • Consider logical and physical development
Thursday, January 9
4:30-7:30
Constructing a Class
  • Review all fundamental exercises
  • Identify connections between exercises to build class
  • Class development and lesson plan creation
Friday, January 10
4:45-7:45
Wrapping Up
  • Adapting classes: Teens, Adults, pre-Professionals, professionals, and others
  • Giving corrections: imagery and hands on tips
  • Open discussion and end-of-workshop reception

Participants are also encouraged to observe Graham Technique classes during the week of January 6 – 10. View/download the full Winter Intensive schedule here.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information on the Intensive Graham Teacher Workshop, contact Virginie Mécène at 212-229-9200 x33 or via email at vmecene@marthagraham.org.

For more information on the Martha Graham School Winter Intensive, contact us at 212-229-9200 x28 or via email at school@marthagraham.org.