Friday, Feb 8, 12 pm
Fridays at Noon
The Partnership of Martha Graham & Erick Hawkins
Mark Franko reads from his newly published book, Martha Graham in Love and War, on the powerful and long-misunderstood union of Martha Graham and Erick Hawkins, a Celia Ipiotis interview and contributions from luminaries from the Martha Graham Dance Company and the Erick Hawkins Dance Company. Archival film footage and live performances of Graham & Hawkins duets by the Martha Graham Dance Company, Graham II, Erick Hawkins Dance, Wellspring/Cori Terry & Dancers, University of Nevada Las Vegas Dancers.
11:00 am, Dance Center Lobby, Pre-performance Discussion.
Celia Ipiotis, EYE ON DANCE, discusses and screens her rarely seen 1983 interview with Erick Hawkins, Lucia Dlugoszewski and Ralph Lee.
12 pm, Dance Performance in Buttenwieser Hall.
Reading and book signing from Mark Franko’s new book Martha Graham in Love and War: The Life in Work.
Archival and live performances of Graham and Hawkins duets by the Martha Graham Dance Company, Graham II, Erick Hawkins Dance, Wellspring/Cori Terry and Dancers, University of Nevada Las Vegas Dancers.
Panel moderated by Mark Franko, with Anna Kisselgoff, former chief dance critic of The New York Times, Graham alumnae, Stuart Hodes and Christine Dakin, Hawkins alumnae, Gloria McLean and Cori Terry.
Saturday, Feb 9
Taking a New Look
12–1 pm Hawkins Workshop: Influences on the Hawkins Technique with Cynthia Reynolds
1–2 pm Hawkins Workshop: Exploring the Normative Ideal with Cathy Ward
2:30–4:30 pm Graham Workshop: What is Graham Technique? With Stuart Hodes and Elizabeth Auclair
4:45– 5:45 pm Lecture:
Victoria Phillips – “How America Made the Modern Dance”
Marnie Thomas Woods – Lecture on Graham Aesthetics
Louis Kavouras – Lecture on Hawkins Aesthetics
7pm Dance Performance: Full Works and excerpts performed by Graham II, Erick Hawkins Dance, Wellspring/Cori Terry & Dancers, University Nevada Las Vegas Dancers
$75 – Both Workshops, Lecture & Performance
$65 – Both Workshops & Lecture Only
$50 – Workshops Observation Fee, Lecture & Performance
$20 – Performance Only
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Event entitled: The Partnership of Martha Graham and Erick Hawkins
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