House Broken, by Miami-based choreographer and 2013 Princess Grace Award winner Rosie Herrera, sits at the crossroads of theater and dance and is inhabited by iconic misfits whose lifestyles and rituals have gone slightly askew but who still are hoping for a place in the sun. The piece premiered in February of 2014 and Steve Sucato called it “a laugh-out-loud dark comedy filled with sight gags and prop humor and tinged with the heartache of broken dreams and unfulfilled lives.”
Rosie Herrera is a Cuban-American choreographer based in Miami whose beautifully surreal work is captivating audiences and critics nationally and creating a place not only for herself in the national dance scene, but also for Miami.
We are thrilled to bring the critically-acclaimed work Inamorata back to the stage as part of our Summer Dance Series at Cain Park in Cleveland Heights and Heinz Poll in Akron. Choreographed by NYC-based artist
We are delighted to introduce GroundWorks audiences to our newest company member, Tyler Ring! Tyler, 23, joins us from Chicago by way of Muncie, Indiana, where he grew up and received his formal dance training.
Entering its 19th season this summer, GroundWorks DanceTheater continues to be celebrated for its commitment to new work in dance. That steady and devoted evolution has led to original programs, rewarding audiences with range of
By Kathleen Folkerth, West Side Leader March 23, 2017 Downtown Akron - Artistic Director David Shimotakahara said GroundWorks DanceTheater’s upcoming performances on March 31 and April 1 at 7:30 p.m. at E.J. Thomas Hall will reflect
One of our core values as a company is to help empower creativity through movement. Using movement concepts as a springboard, it's our hope to inspire confidence and potential new creative insights for students. We
Dancers: Felise Bagley, Lauren Garson, Annika Sheaff, Damien Highfield and Michael Marquez
Music notes in order of selection
“It’s Not Unusual” -Tom Jones
“So Happy Together” – The Turtles
“Little Boxes” – Pete Seeger
“She’s A Lady” – Tom Jones
“Sad Yong Men” – Roberta Flack
“L’Arena” – Ennio Morricone
Cranking and Old Lawmower – Million Dollar Sounds
Lawnmower – Dr. Sound Effects
House Broken sits at the crossroads of theater and dance and is inhabited by iconic misfits whose lifestyles and rituals have gone slightly askew but who still are hoping for a place in the sun. The piece premiered at the Breen Center in February of 2014.
House Broken was commissioned with the generous support of Chuck and Charlotte Fowler to GroundWorks NewWorks Fund, and with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Cleveland Foundation and the Kulas Foundation.