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Experience the Creativity & Passion of GroundWorks

GroundWorks DanceTheater will present its annual fall concert series at Akron-Summit County Library, November 20 and 21, 2015.  The series will feature two world premieres with new work by Artistic Director David Shimotakahara and by guest artist Kate Weare who returns to GroundWorks for her second commission.  Her first work for the company, Inamorata premiered in Cleveland at the Breen Center for the Performing Arts in 2013.



  • World Premiere of Far and Near by guest choreographer Kate Weare.
  • World Premiere of Shadowbox by David Shimotakahara inspired by Violins of Hope, featuring new music by Israeli composer Oded Zehavi. Presented in partnership with the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, Jewish Federation of Cleveland and Cleveland Institute of Music.
  • Unpublished Dialogues, by Tony nominated choreographer Lynne Taylor-Corbett, based on the life of Virginia Woolf.
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