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Joan Acocella

Joan Acocella is the dance critic of the New Yorker. Among her books are Mark Morris and Twenty-eight Artists and Two Saints, a collection of essays.

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Martha Graham on Film

In 1956 Nathan Kroll, a violinist turned radio composer and producer, asked Martha Graham if he could make a movie about her and her work. Absolutely not, she said. Like many choreographers of her time, she felt that dance could not be successfully f

By Joan Acocella