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Urban Bush Women at Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival

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

Aug 11 - 12 2017
Urban Bush Women at Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival

The Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival presents Urban Bush Women from NYC at Glendale Cemetery – August 11& 12 at 8:45 pm both nights. Free admission. Young children’s interactive, pre-show program at 7:45 pm onstage by Univ. of Akron’s Dance Institute

Continuing Akron’s unique 44 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 closes the month with Urban Bush Women from NYC at Glendale Cemetery the weekend of August 11 & 12 – performances at 8:45 pm, with a young children’s interactive

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ADMISSION INFO

Free admission

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

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

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

VIDEOS

  • "Walkin' with Trane

LOCATION

Glendale Cemetery

150 Glendale Ave., Akron, OH 44302

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ACCESSIBILITY INFO

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