Photograph of Martha Graham in Désir at the Klaw Theatre in New York City.
"This solo was the first dance evolved from an inner compulsion. It is only important as it marks a turning towards a newer expressional medium."
Premiere of Désir: April 18, 1926 – 48th Street Theatre, New York, NY
Choreography by Martha Graham
Music by Alexander Scriabin
Photograph by Soichi Sunami.