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Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival - GroundWorks Dance Theater

Presented by Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival at Glendale Cemetery, Akron OH

Aug 03 - 04 2018
Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival - GroundWorks Dance Theater

The Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival presents GroundWorks Dance Theater at Glendale Cemetery on August 3 & 4 at 8:45 pm both nights. Free admission. Young children’s interactive pre-show program onstage at 7:45 pm.

Continuing Akron’s unique 47 year tradition of presenting free dance performances in the parks during the summer, The Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival has been established to honor the legacy of the legendary founding Artistic Director of Ohio Ballet. Free public performances by respected Ohio dance companies, each presenting a unique dance experience, reflect the common thread of Poll’s commitment to the highest artistic standards.

Since the 2006 demise of Ohio Ballet’s Summer Festival that was founded in 1974 and supported by the City of Akron since 1975, there was no ready outlet for dance in Akron. The Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival has expanded the offerings so that there are now 16 to 18 separate ballets offered each summer. Attendance averages about ten thousand per season.

The festival presents GroundWorks Dance Theater at Glendale Cemetery the weekend of August 3 & 4 – performances at 8:45 pm, with a young children’s interactive pre-performance program at 7:45 pm

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ADMISSION INFO

Admission is FREE.

Contact: 330-990-5263

Email: janestartzman@gmail.com

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Young children’s interactive pre-performance program onstage at 7:45  pm presented by the University of Akron Dance Institute.

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

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VIDEOS

  • GroundWorks Dance Theatre promotional video

LOCATION

Glendale Cemetery

150 Glendale Ave., Akron, OH 44302

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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