ESD Presents Martha Graham Professional Intensive
A virtual intensive for dancers & others passionate about Martha Graham, delivered by former principals of The Martha Graham Dance Company.

Where: Online

When: 26 – 31 July 2021
Daily Training Mon-Fri 11:30-18:30 + bonus events!

Deadline for applications: 25 July 2021

During this Intensive you’ll enjoy quality interactive dance instruction and receive personal feedback from former members of The Martha Graham Dance Company. Namely, Blakeley White-McGuire and David Chase who’ll be live streaming direct from New York and San Francisco respectively.

You’ll also get the chance to develop new choreography with ESD’s Artistic Director, Eliot Smith, and benefit from daily technique classes with ex-classical dancer and expert teacher, Angela Reay.

The daily schedule of practical sessions includes:

Martha Graham Technique with Blakeley White-McGuire
Graham Fundamentals with David Chase
Graham Repertory with Blakeley & David
Classical Ballet Technique with Master teacher Angela Reay; and
Choreography with ESD Artistic Director Eliot Smith.

Intensive participants will also have automatic access to all our other ESD Presents Martha Graham activities, including a special seminar, The History of Martha Graham with Blakeley and David, and other soon-to-be-announced events with yet more incredible guests!

For a grand finale, our 2021 program will conclude with a virtual Gala Performance on Saturday 31 July, during which all our intensive participants will be invited to perform: showcasing the Martha Graham repertory learned during the week alongside the choreography developed with Eliot Smith.

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Costs for participants: £125

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