Stanford Dance reconstructs Anna Sokolow’s signature work Rooms

Artistry, artifacts and scholarship come together in a dance history project presented by Stanford Dance, the Clayman Institute for Gender Research and Stanford Hillel.

On February 9 at  7 p.m. and again at 9 p.m., an American dance masterpiece comes to life. Anna Sokolow’s Rooms (1955), featuring music composed by Kenyon Hopkins for a jazz ensemble, is a powerful portrayal of the terrifying loneliness that afflicts even people living in the closest proximity to each other. Dr. Hannah Kosstrin, an assistant professor and…

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