• Erin Bomboy

MOVING PEOPLE: Janet Eilber on GrahamFest95 and Martha Graham's Timeless Advice

Updated: 5 days ago

If I could show the world one piece by Martha Graham, it would be ___________ because ___________.

Night Journey I believe it is her greatest masterpiece — the complexity of the characters, the music, the set, the reversal and collapsing of time, and then, the choreography — those magical, yet heartbreaking moves for Jocasta and Oedipus — Tireseus and his insistent presence — and the Daughters of the Night — they have the most visceral, emotional, cathartic movement ever imagined!


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Janet Eilber in Lamentation. Choreography by Martha Graham. Photograph by Max Waldman ©1976. Courtesy of Martha Graham Resources, a division of the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance,