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Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival presents Keigwin + Company

Presented by Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival and City of Akron, Community Events Division at Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Akron OH

Aug 12 - 13 2016
Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival presents Keigwin + Company

Keigwin + Company, from New York presents Keigwin’s electrifying brand of contemporary dance. K+ C reaches national & international audiences with a refreshing vision of dance that embodies a theatrical sensibility of wit, style, and heart.

The dance festival closes with our guest company from New York –Keigwin + Company at Goodyear Metro Park. All performances are FREE and outside in in the park beginning at 7:45pm with the The University Of Akron’s Dance Institute’s interactive program for young children and performances by Keigwin + Company beginning at 8:45pm. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, and plan a picnic if you wish before the show.


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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Additional time info:

-Interactive young children’s program offered by 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 13, 2016 at 11:00am – taught by a professional dancer from Keigwin + Company. 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 outreach program partner, ROAD (Reach Out and Dance) will present FREE workshops during the week of August 9 for children ages 7-11.  Location, dates and times are:

August 9, 10, 11
3:00pm- 4:00pm
Reservoir Park Community Center: Keigwin + Company
1735 Hillside Terrace, Akron, OH 44305

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



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


Goodyear Heights Metro Park

2077 Newton St., Akron, OH 44305


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