What My Teacher Taught Me: Xin Ying

Xin Ying in Andonis Foniadakis’ Echo When Martha Graham Dance Company soloist Xin Ying was studying at the Graham School, her teacher Yung Yung Tsuai helped her understand Graham technique in her native language. “When I got to New York, I barely spoke any...

Jacqulyn Buglisi Teaches a Graham Combination

Your browser does not support the video tag. Jacqulyn Buglisi was a principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance company for 12 years. In 1993, she co-founded Buglisi Dance Theatre. She is the chair of the Graham-based modern department at The Ailey School, where she...

Technique: Peggy Lyman Hayes

Though cross-training has become a necessity for aspiring dancers, it wasn’t always common for modern dance companies to embrace classical ballet training. “There was a big change in the ’70s when my generation joined the company, and we came in with ballet training,”...

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