July 29, 2019—(Becket, MA) Martha Graham Dance Company, the oldest dance company in the United States, returns to Jacob’s Pillow with The EVE Project, a celebration of female power and the upcoming 100th Anniversary of the 19th amendment. This two-year project presents a range of Graham’s classics alongside new commissions by leading female voices—providing entree into some of today’s most pressing conversations. Featured works on the program include Graham’s iconic Appalachian Spring and the all-female Chronicle, as well as a suite of Lamentation Variations and a new work, Deo, by Maxine Doyle and Bobbi Jene Smith.
“We’re thrilled to present the Martha Graham Dance Company for six performances at the Festival and for a special Pillow Pop-Up at the Clark Art Museum, one of our cultural partners. The EVE Project presents exciting new commissions which showcase how Graham’s legacy continues to impact leading dancemakers of today,” says Jacob’s Pillow Director Pamela Tatge.
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