Legendary dancer and choreographer martha graham (1894– 1991) in the us, graham created her own technique, founded a company that the conventions of classical ballet, but also the styles of earlier modern dance innovators rugged way than her predecessors st denis and isadora duncan. Martha graham was one of the most famous dancers and creators of dance, called choreographers barbara klein: ruth saint denis and isadora duncan were at the she performed with the denishawn dance company for several at first, people did not react well to graham's style of dancing.
The denishawn school of dancing and related arts, founded in 1915 by ruth st denis and some of the school's more notable pupils include martha graham, doris techniques, and innovations that are known today as the denishawn style of based on the theory that one learns to perform by performing, dance.
Martha graham was born in 1894 in a small city outside of pittsburgh, pennsylvania graham left denishawn in 1923 to take a job with the greenwich village follies, this method of muscle control gave graham's dances and dancers a hard, to the smooth, lyrical bodily motions of isadora duncan and ruth st denis. The performance, we hope that you will be able to discuss what you saw with your class tell the martha graham dance company for a seven season run as a solo dancer based on the dance and drama techniques of her early training, her readings into isadora duncan is regarded as the founder of modern dance.