Project Description

GroundWorks DanceTheater to Premiere

New Work at Cain Park June 12-14

Program also features dances by David Parker and Lynne Taylor-Corbett

The program will feature works:

 All I Do (2010) by David Parker, a “whimsical and intricate invention” (The Plain Dealer), is set to music from the American film classic Singin’ in the Rain (including the eponymous “All I Do is Dream of You”). David Parker’s NYC-based  company The Bang Group was established in 1995 and the company’s mission is, ” based on choreographer David Parker’s devotion to rhythmic form and its theatrical potential, is to facilitate the creation and performance of Parker’s dances.” Visit thebanggroup.com

Hindsight (2011) – a collaborative effort by choreographer Lynne Taylor-Corbett and video projection designer Adam Larsen – pays tribute to Akron-born rock legend Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders. Hailed for its “frolicsome fun” and “soulful character” (The Plain Dealer). Lynn Taylor-Corbett, a Denver native, has directed and choreographed ballets, contemporary works, Broadway shows, plays and films.  She has received two Tony Award nominations, a Drama Desk nomination, and two American Theatre Wing “Star” nominations, and has worked with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Ohio Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet  and Hubbard Street Dance, among others.

Between Us – a duet by GroundWorks Artistic Director David Shimotakahara, will feature live accompaniment on marimba by musician Luke Rinderknecht.  A graduate of Shaker Heights High School, Rinderknecht is a Juilliard trained percussionist who has appeared on stages around the world, including Tokyo’s Suntory Hall,Vienna’s Musikverein, The Proms in London’s Royal Albert Hall, and Carnegie Hall. He has also performed with The Metropolitan Opera, The Qatar and Buffalo Philharmonics, St. Luke’s Chamber Orchestra, and the Virginia and West Virginia Symphonies. Rinderknecht is the husband of GroundWorks dancer Annika Sheaff.