Martha Graham in Xochitl, 1920

Nickolas Muray :: Martha Graham in Xochitl (1920). Ted Shawn choreographed this piece, about an Indian Princess, on Graham in which she danced the title role of Xochitl. Shawn played the role of Emperor Tepancaltzin. Xochitl premiered in Long Beach, California in June 1920. © Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance | src online exhibit