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Fall Performance Series 2023

Presented by GroundWorks DanceTheater at The Knight Stage at the Akron Civic Theatre, Akron OH

Nov 03 - 04 2023
Fall Performance Series 2023

(L-R) GroundWorks DanceTheater dancers Ahna Bonnette, Matthew Saggiomo & Victoria Rumzis. Photo by Dale Dong.

Come Celebrate our 25th Anniversary Season!

GroundWorks DanceTheater’s landmark 25th Anniversary Season kicks into high gear with our Fall Performance Series 2023. Highlighting the production will be the world premiere of dance works by FLOCK and Antonio Brown. Plus, see a revival of Founding Artistic Director David Shimotakahara’s acclaimed 2007 duet “Sweet.”

The choreographic duo of Alice Klock (Seattle) and Florian Lochner (Germany), known as FLOCK, are former members of the prestigious Hubbard Street Dance Chicago company. Their gripping inaugural commission for GroundWorks, “last a lifetime,” explores the duality of energies that raise us up and bring us down – our angels and demons. The 26-minute piece features all five of GroundWorks’ dancers, including new company member Emma Janus, and an eclectic soundtrack with music from George Frideric Handel and Salt Lake City-based composer Michael Wall.

Founding Artistic Director David Shimotakahara has created over 50 works for GroundWorks in its first 25 ... view more »


Limited Seating- get your tickets early! 

$25 General Admission
FREE University of Akron Dance Program Student (w/School ID)
$20.00  University of Akron Dance Program Faculty/Staff (w/School ID)
$10.00 Non-University of Akron Dance Program student (w/School ID)
FREE Children under 12
$20.00 Groups of 10+ (CALL TICKET OFFICE FOR GROUP SALES – 330-253-2488)

Contact: (330) 253-2488

Email: info@groundworksdance.org

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Be sure to check out our 25th Anniversary Season Photo Wall.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Behind-the-scenes look at FLOCK's new dance work for GroundWorks DanceTheater.


The Knight Stage at the Akron Civic Theatre

182 S. Main Street, Akron, OH 44308

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