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Anna Sokolow
Additional title: Dreams (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
Additional title: Song of Machpelah (Choreographic work : Sokolow)
Sokolow, Anna (Commentator)
Jaffee, Cherri (Commentator)
Masters, Gary (Commentator)
Mathews, Fred (Commentator)
Shohet, Ziva (Dancer)
Abrahamov, Mordechai (Dancer)
Diskin, Marvin (Producer)
Teʼaṭron "ʻInbal" (Producer)
Dance Kaleidoscope (Company : Indianapolis, Ind.) (Performer)

Dance in America Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1990
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9102
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4135 (former)
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Sokolow, Anna
Modern dance -- Israel
Television programs
Televised dance
Documentary films
Filmed dance
Motion pictures
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Produced by Amphi Productions. Producer/director/writer: Marvin Diskin.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Documentary on Anna Sokolow's life and work, much of it told in her own words. She is seen rehearsing and later performing in the Inbal Dance Theatre Company's production of For Anna: Tribute in dance. Her discussion of her work Dreams is accompanied by footage of rehearsals with the Dance Kaleidoscope company of Indianapolis, for which she staged the piece, as well as commentaries by co-artistic director Cherri Jaffee and dancers/choreographers Gary Masters and Fred Mathews. She is also seen setting Cave of Machpelah [Song of Machpelah], with text by Philip Diskin, on dancers of Ein Kerem Center in Jerusalem. Ziva Schochet [Shohet], Mordechai Abrahamov, and others perform excerpts from this work.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY946050488-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175934
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d8bf3970-86aa-0135-5b3d-4f9a4f7a5c60
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Item timeline of events

  • 1990: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Anna Sokolow" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Anna Sokolow" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990). Anna Sokolow Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Anna Sokolow