Martha Graham Dance Company brings both classic and brand new works to Vail Thursday

Martha Graham Dance Company brings both classic and brand new works to Vail Thursday
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By caramie schnell

VAIL — When the impact of a dance company’s namesake on modern dance is compared to that of Pablo Picasso’s on painting and Frank Lloyd Wright’s on architecture, it’s not surprising that many audiences arrive to a performance by the Martha Graham Dance Company expecting a pleasant little educational experience on the history of modern dance. What is surprising is that the experience is actually strikingly contemporary. “Our audiences are often surprised at how exciting, vigorous and gorgeous our performances are,” said Company Manager Simona Ferrara in an email. “I think sometimes they come expecting to see something that will …

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