Dance in the Age of Anxiety: Martha Graham, Anna Sokolow and George Balanchine
October 7, 3:45 PM-5:45 PM

A program of films selected and introduced by Lynn Garafola, Adjunct Professor, Dance, Barnard College

"Night Journey" (1960), choreographed by Martha Graham (1947) to music of William Schuman, with designs by Isamu Noguchi. Danced by Martha Graham (Jocasta), Bertram Ross (Oedipus), Paul Taylor (Tiresias), Helen McGehee (Leader of the Chorus), and other members of the Martha Graham Dance Company.

"Rooms" (1966), choreographed by Anna Sokolow (1955) to music by Kenyon Hopkins. Danced by Ze'eva Cohen (Escape), Jack Moore (Going), Jeff Duncan (Panic), Margaret Cicerska, Martha Clarke, Kathryn Posin, Ray Cook, and Chester Wolenski.

"Agon" (1960), choreographed by George Balanchine (1957) to music of Igor Stravinsky. Danced by Jillana, Francia Russell, and Todd Bolender (first pas de trois), Violette Verdy, Richard Rapp, and Roy Tobias (second pas de trois), Diana Adams and Arthur Mitchell (pas de deux), and other members of the New York City Ballet. A very rare NYC showing.

   
Location: Graduate Center City University of New York 365 Fifth Avenue, between 34th & 35th Streets
Notes: This event is part of the Gotham History Festival.