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.
Anna Sokolow’s 100 Birthday Celebration
November 30 and December 9 at the Baryshnikov Art Center. In collaboration with Fusion Bande, musical director Kenneth Hamrick, with guest singer Paula Valstein. Performance of Anna Sokolow’s Kurt Weill, music by Kurt Weill, and a vintage video by Vicki Siechek of Anna Sokolow creating Kurt Weill. First in a three-part series featuring Sokolow masterworks as part of a live music initiative.
By Gia Kourlas: “For the venerable Anna Sokolow, who would have been 100 this year — she made it to 90 — art wasn’t an understated or passive act, but something meant to be a reflection and a comment on contemporary life. In a program celebrating her centennial from Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble, which opened on [...]
Tickets: www.joyce.org or call 212.242.0800 Thursday April 22, Gala Event 8 pm (reception to follow) $45 Friday-Saturday April 23-24, 8 pm – $20 Sunday April 25, 3 pm – $20 ***** PROGRAM THE EVOLUTION OF RAGTIME (1952) MURALS (1980) NY Premier SEPTEMBER SONNET (1995) FRIDA (1997) Choreographer: Anna Sokolow Artistic Director: Jim May Dancers: Melissa [...]
Sokolow Ensemble artistic director, with the assistance of company members Samantha Geracht and Lauren Naslund, staged Anna Sokolow’s Rooms and From the Diaries of Franz Kafka on students at the Boston Conservatory, which they performed in February 2010. From Marcia Siegel’s review: “For today’s young dancers, who are focused on technical skills, vintage material like [...]
February 14th, 2010 3 pm performance at the 92nd Street Y (@ Lexington Ave) Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble opens a year in celebrations of Anna Sokolow’s 100th Birthday. Celebrate with us Anna Sokolow’s 100th Birthday. Whether in Contemporary dance; ROOMS, Broadway; HAIR, or ballet; OPUS 65 Her dance presents a subtle synthesis of acting and [...]