Dancer, Choreographer, and Teacher Martha Graham offers insight into her theories about dance while the members of her world famous troupe display a number of their dance techniques in performance.
Did You Know?
Even though she had spent much of her life performing for large audiences and had been filmed before, Martha Graham
still found herself too afraid of the camera to speak to it when she was being filmed in her studio. After losing a day of shooting when Graham locked herself in her dressing room and refused to come out, producer Nathan Kroll
came up with the idea to film Graham as she was in her dressing room dressing for a performance. This idea worked, as Graham was able to occupy herself with her make-up and costumes as she delivered her lines, making her significantly less nervous. See more