Choreographers: From A to B to Z

"I do not know whether my dance will live," Martha Graham once said. "This is not my concern. If the ideas and principles of movement I have created pass into the general stream of dance, I shall feel amply satisfied." Lately, however, the grande dame of modern dance has displayed a somewhat less cavalier attitude toward the body of 144 works that she has created over the course of 43 years. Not only is she beginning to film some of them for posterity, but a number of less familiar pieces have been revised...

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