As New Yorkers know, great things can happen in small spaces. This Friday, the Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble will participate in (Park)ing Day, an annual international event where city parking spaces are transformed into miniature parks.
October 7-18, 2019 at Ballet Hispanico, NYC. We are once again honored and thrilled to host great International Master Teachers Betty Jones and Fritz Ludin for a fantastic beginning to the fall season.
Oct 26-30, 2019 at Peridance Capezio Center, NYC. Led by Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble founder and director Jim May, this one week workshop is a unique opportunity to challenge creativity, go beyond academia, and explore one’s voice in the artistic community
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 17 @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.
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.
June 3-14, 2019 at Ballet Hispanico, NYC. Based on the dynamic heritage of the Humphrey/Limón tradition, internationally renowned master teachers Betty Jones and Fritz Ludin transmit their own individual ways of dance. Their mentor’s voices (of the body), the experience of gravitational momentum, and breaching of barriers, will be an integral part of the workshop.
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.
We’ve given ourselves until March 20—half an hour before dress rehearsal starts—to raise a minimum of $6000 on Kickstarter. Please help us meet and exceed our goal.