In this solo concert of RESONANCE III, Miki Orihara will be dancing Martha Graham’s “Lamentation(1930)”, Doris Humphrey’s “Two Ecstatic Themes(1931)”, Seiko Takata’s work “Mother(1938)” Konami Ishii’s “Moon Desert ( early 1930’s)” and Yuriko’s “Cry(1963)”.
This concert, Orihara will bring both American and Japanese early modern dance pioneers works and Yuriko’s work together to connect the lineage of her heritage.
Orihara studied at Takata/Yamada modern dance studio in Tokyo until she was 18, came to US, studied Limon/Humphrey, Graham, Horton, ballet, jazz as a young dancer in NY, then danced with Martha Graham for 27 years. Her mentor Yuriko, who is a former director of Graham Co, she studied in Japan with Konami Ishii. Miki will bring all of her teacher and teacher’s lineage together.