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Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival presents Neos Dance Theatre
Neos Dance Theatre has performed in over 10 states, with over 8 major symphonies, and has collected a repertoire of well-known international choreographers.
The month-long Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival opens at Firestone Park in the heart of the Firestone residential district with two performances by Neos Dance Theatre. All performances are FREE and outside in in the park beginning at 7:45pm with the Dance Institute of the University of Akron’s interactive program for young children and performances by Neos Dance Theatre beginning at 8:45pm. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, and plan a picnic if you wish before the show. Neos Dance Theatre has performed in over 10 states, with over 8 major symphonies, and has collected a repertoire of well-known international choreographers. The company is committed to taking dance everywhere, breaking barriers with new audiences while maintaining their faithful audiences! Program TBA
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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-Interactive young children’s program offered at 7:45pm before each performance.
-Master class for advanced and high intermediate level dance students offered on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 11:00am – taught by a professional dancer from Neos Dance Theatre. Each class is limited to 30 participants. Advance registration required with Jane Startzman at firstname.lastname@example.org $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 July 18 for children ages 7-11. Participating children will also have the opportunity to meet and interact with a professional dancer from Neos Dance Theatre at one of the three classes.
July 18, 20, 21
Firestone Park Community Center: Neos Dance Theatre
1480 Girard St, Akron, OH 44301
1480 Girard St., Akron, OH 44301