LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS RALLY TO PROVIDE GREATER ACCESSIBILITY DURING HEINZ POLL SUMMER DANCE FESTIVAL

By Kat Allen  AKRON, OH (Sept. 23, 2021) – Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board (Summit DD), Advancing Independence Network, Akron-Summit County Public Library, Direction Home Akron Canton, the City of Akron, and the team behind the Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival collaborated to offer a variety of accessibility elements for this summer’s outdoor dance festival. The partners worked to develop and implement solutions focused on inclusion … Continue reading LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS RALLY TO PROVIDE GREATER ACCESSIBILITY DURING HEINZ POLL SUMMER DANCE FESTIVAL

Of Sideshows, Photo Memories and Atoms: GroundWorks Dance Theater’s ‘Summer Series’ Promises a Carnival of Visual Delights

By Steve Sucato Childhood memories of Looney Tunes cartoons and circus sideshows provided the creative spark for GroundWorks DanceTheater artistic director/choreographer David Shimotakahara’s latest dance work, “Sud Buster’s Dream”. The animated work will make its premiere as part of GroundWorks’ season opening Summer Series program this weekend, July 19-21 at Cain Park’s Alma Theater in Cleveland Heights. The 30-minute contemporary dance work is set to an early … Continue reading Of Sideshows, Photo Memories and Atoms: GroundWorks Dance Theater’s ‘Summer Series’ Promises a Carnival of Visual Delights