Dreams and Other Dances April 23 – April 26, 2009 The Sokolow Ensemble returned to the Merce Cunningham Studio with a season that included Anna Sokolow’s lyical BALLADE to the piano preludes of Scriabin, and her masterpiece DREAMS, depicting her haunting nightmares of the Holocaust. Also on the program …ON A DARKLING PLAIN, an illuminating … Continue reading Merce Cunningham Studio Concert 2009
The Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble performed Anna Sokolow’s Session for Six and an excerpt from Lyric Suite in the American Dance Guild 2008 Performance Festival, September 11-14, 2008.
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 … Continue reading Hoboken Homeless Shelter Benefit
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 … Continue reading Anna Sokolow’s Frida in San Antonio – Crossing Borders
The Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble’s spring season at the Merce 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