The year 2020 marks the 65th anniversary of Anna Sokolow’s masterpiece Rooms. This spring, the Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble will present Rooms and Magritte, Magritte (1980) in a program titled Real & Surreal. Rooms premiered in February 1955 in New York City at the 92nd St. Y. It was ground-breaking in many ways. Kenyon Hopkins composed … Continue reading 2020: Rooms
May 26-31, 2019, Lecce and Bari, Italy. Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble founder and director Jim May will teach a Sokolow repertory workshop, and direct and perform in two concerts, sponsored by Koreoproject.
JOIN US FRIDAY MAY 17th @ 4:30 pm for an afternoon delight showcasing our students. Dancers from our Sokolow Performance Technique classes and Duncan classes will present short dances and studies learned during this semester. Informal showing, lots of fun & FREE OF CHARGE Arts on Site Studio 3F 12 St. Marks Place New York … Continue reading May 17, 2019: Student Showing
The Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble is honored to be joined for our 2019 spring season by three accomplished guest artists: choreographer Robert E. Cleary, costume designer Epperson, and dancer Daniel Fetecua Soto.
Our 2019 spring season, “I’m not here to be polite…”, will featured a reconstruction of Sokolow’s 1973 work, “Three Poems,” “Steps of Silence,” “This is Not America” by guest choreographer Robert Cleary of Kanopy Dance, “The Desperate Heart” by Valerie Bettis, and “Sleeping Bouquet” by Jim May.
The Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble is honored to present the New York City premiere of “This is Not America,” by guest choreographer Robert Cleary in its 2019 Spring season. In an interview, Mr. Cleary reflected on what shaped him as an artist, and on his drive to see the big picture.