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Education Program 2015


2015 Education Programs

Woodbury Elementary “People On The Move”

This cross-curricular, long-term residency involving social studies, physical education, and the art of dance-making was a major step forward in GroundWorks capacity to deliver education programming on a large scale. Involving fifteen classrooms, consisting of over 425 fifth grade students, the residency helped reinforce students’ understanding of ancient civilizations of the Western Hemisphere

It Takes Two 2015

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It Takes Two – GroundWorks DanceTheater’s annual gala – is about fun as much as it is an opportunity to make change in our community and beyond. The event’s purpose is to raise funds for GroundWorks’ education programs – a central part of our organization’s mission. Our evolving philosophy of creating opportunities for people to experience dance

It Takes Two 2015 | Celebrity Dancer – Ginger Mlakar


About Ginger Mlakar

As Senior Counsel & Director, Donor Relations, Ginger Mlakar oversees the Cleveland Foundation’s donor stewardship program. In this role, she connects donors to their charitable interests. Additionally, she serves as in house legal counsel on charitable gifting and estate administration issues. She came to the Cleveland Foundation in July 2009 after 16 years practicing

It Takes Two 2015 | Celebrity Dancer – Christine Mayer


About Christine Mayer

Christine was born and raised in Akron, the youngest of ten children (none of whom are dancers). She received her Bachelor’s degree in English from Duke University and her law degree from The Ohio State University. At neither of these places did she study dance.

For eight years after law school, Christine practiced commercial litigation

It Takes Two 2015 | Celebrity Dancer – Graham Veysey


About Graham Veysey

Graham Veysey is an entrepreneur and Emmy Award winning video producer.  He is the Principal and Creative Director of North Water Partners – a media production firm and operates the Ohio City Firehouse and worked to develop Hingetown, part of the Ohio City neighborhood.  He was part of the group that started the Ohio City Farm – one of