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Works by Anna Sokolow - Thursday, Nov. 4th, and Friday, Nov. 5th, 2010

Works by Anna Sokolow

Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company

Thursday, November 4, and Friday, November 5, 2010 8:00 pm - Ina and Jack Kay Theatre

Dakshina, an American company committed to both the classical dance forms of Eastern India and the contemporary choreography of America, presents Works by Anna Sokolow. Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company remounts (from its own unique perspective) four works by legendary choreographer Anna Sokolow: Dreams, Rooms, September Sonnet and Frida. A student of Martha Graham, Sokolow made her mark on 20th century choreography and has influenced generations of modern dance artists and Broadway performers. Through biographical and analytical works, recordings, and videos, the UM Libraries offers the opportunity to experience Sokolow's subtle synthesis of acting and dancing. Also included is a list of newspaper articles and reviews pertaining to performances by Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company. Explore the dance resources the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library has to offer below:

  Film: Choreography by Sokowlow, including a film of Rooms

  Books: Biographical and analytical works on the life of Anna Sokolow, as well as writings by Sokolow herself

  Recordings: George Rochberg's Black Sounds: For Small Orchestra accompanied The Act, a ballet choreographed by Sokolow

  Articles: Washington Post articles and reviews related to Dakshina/Daniel Singh Dance Company