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Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival presents GroundWorks Dance Theater

Presented by Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival and City of Akron, Community Events Division and GroundWorks DanceTheater at Glendale Cemetery, Akron OH

Aug 05 - 06 2016
Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival presents GroundWorks Dance Theater

GroundWorks DanceTheater is nationally recognized for making a unique contribution to the art form and enriching human experiences through the creation of original contemporary dance. Program TBA

Presenting GroundWorks DanceTheater at historic Glendale Cemetery. All performances are FREE and outside on the cemetery grounds beginning at 7:45pm with the The University Of Akron’s Dance Institute’s interactive program for young children and performances by GroundWorks DanceTheater beginning at 8:45pm. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, and plan a picnic if you wish before the show. PLEASE NOTE – no parking inside the cemetery. Please park outside in the lot across from the Main Gate or at marked parking lots on Exchange St. if entering there.

ADMISSION INFO

The Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival is free of charge to the public and is a gift of the performing arts from the City of Akron to the community.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

-Interactive young children’s program offered by the Dance Institute of the University of Akron at 7:45pm before each performance.

-Master class for advanced and high intermediate level dance students offered on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 11:00am – taught by a professional dancer from GroundWorks Dance Theater. Each class is limited to 30 participants. Advance registration required with Jane Startzman at janestartzman@gmail.com. $10 fee/person – due at time of class. Location – University of Akron/Center for Dance and Theatre in Guzzetta Hall, Albrecht Studio, 139 E. Buchtel Ave.

-Our new ourtreach program partner, ROAD (Reach Out and Dance) will present FREE workshops during the week of August 1 for children ages 7-11. Participating children will also have the opportunity to meet and interact with a professional dancer from GroundWorks Dance Theater at one of the three classes. Location, dates and times are:

August 1, 3, 5
3:00pm- 4:00pm
Balch Street Fitness Center: GroundWorks Dance Theater
220 S Balch St # A, Akron, OH 44302

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

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  • An overview of the Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival, featuring dance companies, what the festival looks like, and commentary regarding mission, history and festival highlights.

LOCATION

Glendale Cemetery

150 Glendale Ave., Akron, OH 44302

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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