Year by Year

New York Times Review: Spring 2008 at the Cunningham Studio

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 … Continue reading New York Times Review: Spring 2008 at the Cunningham Studio

Dance Magazine Review: Dance Theatre Workshop 2006

“Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble keeps Anna Sokolow’s legacy, described by critic Walter Sorell as ‘theater danced and danced theater,’ alive. For this program, artistic director Jim May restaged Sokolow’s quintessential dance-theater piece Magritte, Magritte (1970), which hasn’t been performed for more than 20 years; the evening also showcased the U.S. premieres of two 2004 works inspired … Continue reading Dance Magazine Review: Dance Theatre Workshop 2006

Review: DanceSpace 2004

“The Sokolow Theater / Dance Ensemble performed with gravitas and nuance at St. Mark’s Church last Sunday November 14th. The show consisted of two distinct sections: the heart-wrenching, jaw-droppingly brilliant Rooms, and a potpourri of repertory miscellany. Rooms (1955) depicts the isolation and desperation of urban existence, and I believe, is the first composition in … Continue reading Review: DanceSpace 2004