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.
Artistic Director David Shimotakahara’s new work for GroundWorks 2017 Fall Dance Series explores themes connected to the most primal of human concerns – love, joy, fear, loss, shame, separation, redemption. Using the American Gothic movement
Founding company member Amy Miller returns to her roots during GroundWorks Fall 2017 Dance Series with the world premiere of her work, Vade Mecum. The piece, which explores the ideas of partnership, collaboration and
Introducing our newest company member at GroundWorks – Taylor Johnson. The 23-year-old Columbus native and recent Juilliard graduate can’t wait to make her debut during our 2017 Fall Dance Series at the Allen Theater at
GroundWorks DanceTheater returns to its roots during its 2017 Fall Dance Series featuring two world premiere works by Founding Artistic Director David Shimotakahara and founding company member Amy Miller, as well as the reprisal of
We are honored to have been selected from hundreds of applicants for one of 18 Spotlight Showcase spots at the 2017 Arts Midwest Conference - the region's top performing arts conference. Over 1,000 performing arts professionals
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.