JUNE 21 – JULY 30, 2021

Conducted both in-person and via Zoom, our Summer Intensive offers dancers a rigorous program in Graham Technique, Ballet, Graham Repertory, and Composition with a special virtual Teacher Workshop offering.

The Martha Graham School Intensive classes are taught by experienced dance professionals, including former and current Martha Graham Dance Company Members. Programming is suitable for any space – from tiny apartments to open fields!

Click here to see the Summer Intensive full class schedule

Open to dancers 18 years or older. Registration forms will only be processed after receiving Registration Fee and Tuition Deposit.

Carley Marholin

OUR CLASSES

Graham Technique

Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
The Martha Graham Technique is based on the core power of Graham’s signature contraction and release. The Technique promotes strength, stamina, and self-expression and serves as a foundation for excellence in many styles of dance. Each level is specifically designed for students to progress rapidly.

Click here to see Graham Technique level prerequisites
Ballet

Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
Martha Graham School ballet training is adapted for individual student abilities at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Classes are structured to enhance and support the study of Martha Graham Technique.

Graham Repertory

Intermediate and Advanced
Repertory introduces students to Graham’s classic choreography to gain a deeper understanding of her expressive style as well as practice in valuable performance techniques. Dancers must register for Graham Technique for the duration of the Repertory class, which is offered at an intermediate or advanced pace.
Session 1: June 22 – July 9
Session 2: July 12 – July 30

Composition

Intermediate, and Advanced
This exploration of dance-making guides students in creating movement phrases, discovering their own artistic voice, and developing a personal toolbox of choreographic techniques.
Session 1: June 22 – July 9
Session 2: July 12 – July 30

Virginie Mécène

INTENSIVE GRAHAM TEACHER WORKSHOP

June 28 – July 9

The Martha Graham School offers a two-week Intensive Teacher Workshop for instructors who wish to deepen their understanding of the Martha Graham Technique.

Created, developed, and taught by Virginie Mécène, the workshop will provide detailed instruction in Martha Graham Technique fundamentals. Using a creative approach, drawing on imagery, personal experience, Graham philosophy, and suggestions for teaching various age groups and levels, material introduced will provide a solid foundation in Graham pedagogical basic to lay the groundwork for further development with increased complexity.

INTENSIVE PRICING

Graham Technique

1 Week: $100
2 Week: $185
3 Week: $275
4 Week: $360
5 Week: $450
6 Week: $535

Ballet

1 Week: $100
2 Week: $185
3 Week: $275
4 Week: $360
5 Week: $450
6 Week: $535

Graham Repertory

1 Session: $300
2 Sessions: $550

Composition

1 Session: $300
2 Sessions: $550

Class Recordings

Graham Technique only: $45/week
Graham Technique + Ballet: $70/week

Graham Teacher Workshop

2 Weeks: $600

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information on the Intensive, contact Tami Alesson at talesson@marthagraham.org.

PHOTOS: Graham 2 dancers by Steven Vandervelden; Martha Graham School dancers by Melissa Sherwood.