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We are commissioning four bold contemporary choreographers to create new works inspired by Martha Graham’s iconic solo "Lamentation."
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    Artistic Director updates throughout the creation of the Variations + Unpublished rehearsal photo sent by email

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    The above + Personal thank you on the Martha Graham Dance Company Facebook page

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    The above + Downloadable desktop image of a Martha Graham Principal Dancer in Martha Graham's Lamentation

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    The above + Test the Tube! -- Join us at the Martha Graham Studio Theater for a 2 hr choreographic workshop to learn how to make your own Lamentation Variation. (NOTE: Space in the workshop is limited and this reward is not included in the other packages)

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    The above + Link to a compilation of past Lamentation Variations

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    The above + Invitation to a showing of the 4 new Lamentation Variations in the Martha Graham Studio Theater

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    The above + Link to a video of Principal Dancer PeiJu Chien-Pott performing Martha Graham's Lamentation in full + Recognition in The Joyce Theater program

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    The above + LIMITED photograph signed by SONYA TAYEH! (NOTE: These photos are strictly limited and are not included in the other reward packages)

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    The above + Art quality print of Principal Dancer PeiJu Chien-Pott in Lamentation, by Hibbard Nash Photography

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    The above + Invitation for you and a guest to the dress rehearsal for the world premiere of the Lamentation Variations at The Joyce Theater + Priority access to purchase premium tickets to the New York Season

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    The above + One-of-a-kind photo signed and personalized by SONYA TAYEH. (NOTE: This photo is one-of-a-kind and is not included in the other reward packages)

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    The above + Private visit for you and three guests to a rehearsal of the Lamentation Variations followed by a conversation with Martha Graham Artistic Director, Janet Eilber

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    The above + Poster size print of an official Hibbard Nash photograph of Lamentation from our season promotional photo shoot

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    World Premiere Sponsor of 2015 Lamentation Variations: includes all of the above rewards plus prominent recognition in premiere-year performance programs; backstage access to the world premiere in NYC and dinner with the Artistic Director

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    The above + A front row TICKET to the PREMIERE of the Lamentation Variations at the Joyce Theater, 7pm on Tuesday Feb 10. (NOTE: These tickets are strictly limited and are not included in other reward packages)

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    NEW!! The above + A second row TICKET to the PREMIERE of the Lamentation Variations at the Joyce Theater, 7pm on Tuesday Feb 10. (NOTE: These tickets are strictly limited and are NOT included in other reward packages)

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