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Arts Air – 2016 Fall Series Review

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Sophisticated Choreography Highlights GroundWorks DanceTheater’s Fall Concert Series

Reviewed by Steve Sucato

After a successful run in Cleveland at Playhouse Square’s Allen Theatre in October, Cleveland-based GroundWorks DanceTheater’s 2016 Fall Concert Series moved to nearby Akron and the Akron-Summit County Library. The program on November 18 opened with the latest work by GroundWorks’

Arts Air – GroundWorks’ Fall Triple Bill Offers Up Two World Premieres

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GroundWorks’ Fall Triple Bill Offers Up Two World Premieres

By Steve Sucato, Arts Air

Writing about the three choreographers on GroundWorks DanceTheater’s 2016 Fall Dance Series is familiar ground for me. I’ve known and published articles and reviews about dancer/choreographer Beth Corning and GroundWorks’ artistic director David Shimotakahara and

Arts Air – GroundWorks’ ‘Spring Program’ Inspired by Dreams and Spirits

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Arts Air – GroundWorks’ ‘Spring Program’ Inspired by Dreams and Spirits

By Steve Sucato, Arts Air

All of us at one time or another have had a dream so vivid or bizarre that it stuck with us after we woke from it. Strong feelings, emotions and images that felt so real as to become a

Arts Air – Hope, Meaning and Virginia Woolf

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Arts Airs – Hope, Meaning and Virginia Woolf

By Steve Sucato, Arts Airs

Collaboration has always been a part of GroundWorks DanceTheater’s company identity. In the past several seasons however, the company has ratcheted up their work with area arts organizations on several production including joining with the Akron Symphony Orchestra in 2013 to perform artistic director

Arts Airs – Broken Hearts and Broken Minds Highlight GroundWorks’ Emotionally Penetrating Fall Program

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Arts Airs – Broken Hearts and Broken Minds Highlight GroundWorks’ Emotionally Penetrating Fall Program

By Steve Sucato, Arts Airs

Whoever coined the phrase “bigger is better” could not have accounted for what Cleveland-based GroundWorks DanceTheater has been able to accomplish with just five dancers. In its 16th season the tiny troupe led by artistic director David

Arts Air – New work by Rosie Hererra highlights GroundWorks DanceTheater’s richly satisfying Winter Series program

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Arts Air – New work by Rosie Hererra highlights GroundWorks DanceTheater’s richly satisfying Winter Series program

By Steve Sucato, Arts Airs

Winter may have had Northeast Ohio in its icy grip, but Miami-based choreographer Rosie Hererra’s world premiere work “House Broken” did its best to warm things up at Cleveland’s Breen Center for the Performing Arts