TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2019
WITH SPECIAL GUEST
AURÉLIE DUPONT in EKSTASIS
AND BESSIE AWARD WINNER
PEIJU CHIEN-POTT in ERRAND INTO THE MAZE
THE JOYCE THEATER
175 8TH AVENUE
DINNER AND DANCING TO FOLLOW
THE RUBIN MUSEUM
150 WEST 17TH STREET
PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE CREATION OF NEW WORKS
AND PRESERVATION OF GRAHAM MASTERPIECES
“The EVE Project Celebrates Female Power”
– The New York Times
The Martha Graham Dance Company launches The EVE Project, honoring the hundredth anniversary of the 19th Amendment which guaranteed women the right to vote. With commissions by some of today’s top female choreographers and powerful masterpieces by America’s foremost choreographer, The EVE Project features works that offer an underlying statement about the power of women.
BARBARA COHEN, HONOREE
After a career in educational publishing, Barbara has dedicated herself to volunteer work for a variety of educational and social service organizations.
Barbara chaired the Civil Support Division of the Legal Aid Society. She served the United Way of Westchester and Putnam and chaired the steering committee of the Tocqueville Society. She also served on the NYU Tisch School of the Arts Parents Council, leading the annual scholarship gala. Her service led to a second career in event planning for private, corporate and non- profit clients.
An avid supporter of dance, drama, music and visual arts in New York City, Barbara joined the Martha Graham Dance Company Board of Trustees in 2017. Additional Trustee positions include posts with her alma mater Simmons University and the Property Council of Lyndhurst, a historic home and member of the National Historic Trust.
Barbara resides in Westchester County with her husband Rodgin. They have two children.
PHOTOS: Amélie Dupont in Martha Graham’s Ekstasis © Benoîte Fanton; Xin Ying in Martha Graham’s Spectre – 1914 © Hibbard Nash Photography.
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