By Zachary Lewis, The Plain Dealer March 14, 2017 CLEVELAND, Ohio - The muses could not have been kinder to GroundWorks DanceTheater than they were going into the 2017 Spring Dance Series. Not only did the group's three-part program this week at the Breen Center for the Performing Arts coalesce around a theme of connections.
What kind of memories do we create after we’ve had meaningful conversations? What becomes of those pivotal discussions? Are our memories the direct result of that significant interaction? How do we mark those moments in time? These questions and more are explored in Guest Artist Gina Gibney’s new work, “Drafting Foresight,” which will make its
We are proud to reprise Salt Lake City-based choreographer Eric Handman’s highly-anticipated work “Remora” during our 2017 Spring Dance Series. Handman’s “Remora,” a critically-acclaimed “substantial and intensely physical work” first created with GroundWorks in 2015, is rooted in its physicality, the demands of its execution, its complexities and its nuances of timing. Together, these elements
The timeless (and timely) themes of connectivity, changeability and transition will be explored in GroundWorks DanceTheater’s upcoming 2017 Spring Dance Series, featuring world premiere works by GWDT Artistic Director David Shimotakahara and Gina Gibney of Gibney Dance, as well as the highly-anticipated reprise of “Remora” by award-winning choreographer Eric Handman. “We find ourselves in a
Our friends at Gibney Dance are currently holding auditions for 52-week multiple-year dancer contracts. They are seeking extraordinary dancers with strong professional experience who are ready for a broad-based position that will allow them to continue to grow as artists while making an impact in the local and global community. In addition to actively
This past week we enjoyed collaborating with Gibney Dance at their beautiful, renovated studio in Manhattan. The creative energy was palpable...we look forward to sharing the results with you soon! In the meantime, here are three behind-the-scenes photos from our trip, view the rest of our photos on Instagram. Arrival in NYC Loading Nyc here
GroundWorks INsider: Getting the Story Behind Always with Amy Miller, Associate Artistic Director (GroundWorks/Gibney Dance)
The best partnerships produce work that is timeless and perpetually relevant. Fitting then, in the case of Groundworks’ upcoming collaborative endeavor with New York-based Gibney Dance, the title of the piece should be Always. The work was born out of a collaboration with Choreographer Gina Gibney in 2004. “Gina was one of the first guest choreographers