Katherine Crockett photo Mike van Sleen
Katherine Crockett

Katherine has been a member of the Martha Graham Dance Company since 1993. As a soloist she has starred in works of Robert Wilson, Lucinda Childs, and Susan Stroman. Katherine also performs regularly with Richard Move, having danced with Mikhail Baryshnikov in Move's Achilles Heels. This photo features Katherine in hommage to Ruth St. Denis in St. Denis' piece Incense. The Graham company presented this piece as part of a short retrospective of Ted Shawn's and St. Denis' work during Jacob's Pillow's 2005 season. The incense urn in the photograph is from the archives collection at the festival, and I was even able to locate a photo of Ruth featuring this exact same object in one of her own numerous presentations of Incense from the early part of the 20th century.