“After Chorus” was a collaboration with Isreali artists Noa Zuk and Ohad Fishof. Ohad assisted in the creation of the work as dramaturg, and composed and recorded the score. Noa Zuk’s choreography operates on our experience in ways that both connect and disconnect. Zuk’s unconventional use of gesture and action creates new physical connections that free the viewers imagination to make new associations. We are brought into a purely physical world, a series of relationships without the normal emotional clues, that nonetheless connect to our subconscious in deeply meaningful ways.
“We find ourselves in a time of transition and unpredictable change,” says GWDT Executive Artistic Director David Shimotakahara. Shimotakahara’s world-premiere work, titled “Against Night,” for GroundWorks’ 2017 Spring Series explores change, transitions and connectivity and
Community collaboration and education have always been important values at GroundWorks. Which is why we are excited to perform with local dancers at Kent State University at Tuscarawas on Saturday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m.
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,
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