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GroundWorks DanceTheater staging new work steeped in sports passion at Summer Series (preview)

By Zachary Lewis, The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A new work of dance is a terrible thing to waste. Especially when it’s a good one.

Hence the program GroundWorks DanceTheater has in store July 14-16 at Cain Park. Stocked with both new work and recent pieces brought back for a second run, the company’s 2017 Summer Series exemplifies a strong commitment to artistic recycling.

“I’m more than happy when a piece succeeds and I find it’s something we should hold onto,” explained GroundWorks artistic director David Shimotakahara. “In performing new work, we’re always taking a risk, and this is a great way of preserving what comes out of that process.”

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