University Partners Showcase2018-10-22T14:03:15+00:00


Licensees from University and High School dance programs are invited to participate in the biennial University Partners Showcase, performing in New York City on the Martha Graham Dance Company stage. Students may perform Graham classics or works by other contemporary choreographers in keeping with the theme of the Company’s season.

The next Showcase will take place at the Joyce Theater in New York City on the Saturday, April 6th, 2pm, during the Company’s New York Season, April 1-15, 2019.

Participating universities will receive:

  • Up to 40 complimentary tickets for resale or patron distribution
  • Discounted tickets to another performance of the Martha Graham Dance Company during the season
  • Group Masterclasses at the Martha Graham School by arrangement
  • Tech/Dress Rehearsal for the participants on Friday, April 5th, followed by a university mixer at the Martha Graham Studio Theater

Participation fee : $2,500

Past participants includeAdelphi University, Franklin and Marshall CollegeGraham 2, The Hartt School, Interlochen Arts Academy, LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, Marymount Manhattan College, Montclair State University, New World School of the Arts, Paul Taylor Teen Ensemble, Point Park College, Rutgers University, Sarah Lawrence College, Skidmore College, Teens@Graham, University of Arizona, University of Iowa, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Available Graham repertory:

Acts of Light (1981)
Adorations (1975)
Appalachian Spring (1944)
Cave of the Heart (1946)
Celebration (1934)
Chronicle (1936)
Dark Meadow (1946)
Dark Meadow Suite (1946)
Deep Song (1937)
Diversion of Angels (1948)

Deaths and Entrances (1943)
El Penitente (1940)
Embattled Garden (1958)
Errand Into the Maze (1947)
Frontier (1935)
Heretic (1929)
Lamentation (1930)
Maple Leaf Rag (1990)
Night Journey (1947)
Night Journey Chorus Suite (1947)

Panorama (1935)
Primitive Mysteries (1931)
The Rite of Spring (1984)
Satyric Festival Song (1932)
Serenata Morisca (1916)
Temptations of the Moon (1986)


For more information, contact Director of Graham Resources Oliver Tobin at 212-229-9200 x19 or otobin@marthagraham.org.