Professional Training at the Martha Graham School offers programming for advanced beginner through professional levels.
Current and former members of the Martha Graham Dance Company comprise the faculty, including several who danced with Graham herself. Programs support international F -1 Student Visas. For more information visit (International Students).
TWO-YEAR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Developed for students seeking a career in dance, this two-year, full-time certificate program offers studies at the pre-professional level, including Graham Technique, ballet, contemporary, repertory, composition, cross training, acting, anatomy, music and dance history. Learn more >>
Designed for students of all levels who wish to engage in a rigorous course of study in the Martha Graham Technique and related disciplines. Study in this non-certificate program requires a minimum commitment of one full semester, which may be renewed for up to four semesters. Learn more >>
TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM
This one-year, full-time certificate program prepares advanced and professional Graham dancers for a career in dance education. The fall semester addresses teaching methodology while the spring semester focuses on technical training in the Graham Technique and related disciplines. Learn more >>
ADVANCED STUDIES CERTIFICATE
This two-year, full-time certificate program admits students interested in advancing their studies in performance or composition. Performance concentration offers a choice of two tracks, Graham 2 or Individualized Study. Students complete a thesis-equivalent portfolio of work. Learn more >>
MARTHA GRAHAM TECHNIQUE LEVELS
Classes in Martha Graham Technique are foundational for all programs at the Graham School and are offered at the Elementary, Intermediate, Advanced, and Professional levels.
GRAHAM I – Elementary
GRAHAM II – Intermediate
GRAHAM III – Advanced
GRAHAM IV – Advanced/Professional
PHOTOS: Martha Graham School students by Brigid Pierce; Larissa Terada by Melissa Sherwood