The Next 90 | Martha Graham’s 90th Anniversary Season at New York City Center….

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 Martha Graham Dance Company's PeiJu Chien-Pott & Ben Schultz in Mats Ek’s “AXE.” Photo: Brigid Pierce.
Martha Graham Dance Company’s PeiJu Chien-Pott & Ben Schultz in Mats Ek’s “AXE.” Photo: Brigid Pierce.

The programing for Martha Graham’s 90th Anniversary Season at New York City Center, April 14-16, 2016, with the Anniversary Gala performance on April 18th, 2016, presented a wide array dance, both new and not so new. What Janet Eilber is doing with this company is nothing short of brilliant…She is assuring the Martha Graham Dance Company, America’s oldest modern dance company, will remain one of the world’s most significant dance companies. Ms. Eilber has bravely mixed Martha Graham’s iconic ground breaking choreography with works by some of todays most in demand choreographers.

Each of the four evenings of performance began with Justin Scholar’s short film, 90 Years in 90 Seconds. The film, a total of 90 seconds, is made up of more than 200 archival images organized in decades. Every…

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