The legendary dancer and choreographer on the importance of practice and the grace that comes from faith.
Martha Graham (May 11, 1894-April 1, 1991) was an influential American modern dancer and choreographer. In 1926 the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance was established. In the following decades, it would help develop many of her famous protégés. In 1938 Graham became the first dancer to perform at the White House. In 1976 she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Gerald Ford.