Magritte, Magritte (1970) was Anna Sokolow’s multi-media masterpiece that gave rise to the theatre/dance genre, and is one of the most influential modern dance works ever created. You can now purchase a DVD of the full-scale work from our website at a special centennial price.
On Friday, Dec. 17, the Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble participated in a benefit, organized by STDE’s Francesca Todesco, for the Hoboken Homeless Shelter. Melissa Birnbaum, Eleanor Bunker, Samantha Geracht, Lauren Naslund, Francesca, and Gabriel Zaragoza performed Session for Six. David Parker and the Bang Group performed excerpts from Nut Cracked and Francesca performed several solos by Isadora [...]
Anna Sokolow went to Mexico in 1939 and began an intimate lifelong relationship that continues today through the Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble. Last May, 2008, Jim May, artistic director, and company members Lauren Naslund and Samantha Geracht reconstructed Ms. Sokolow’s last work, Frida, at the Northwest Vista College in San Antonio, Texas, which was awarded an NEA [...]
By Jennifer Dunning: “[Anna Sokolow] is lucky that longtime company members are knowledgeable and passionate enough to try to keep her work alive. And so it was possible, in a performance by Jim May’s Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble on Sunday night at the Merce Cunningham Studio, to savor how fresh her dance can look today.” Read [...]