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DISCOVER

DISCOVER

Discover GroundWorks DanceTheater – a contemporary dance company founded in 1998 by Artistic Director David Shimotakahara, now celebrating its 25th Anniversary Year. Nationally recognized for innovative contributions to contemporary dance, this Northeast Ohio-based company fosters new choreography, challenges dance preconceptions, and collaborates with groundbreaking voices, embodying the spirit of 'moving possibility' in every performance and community engagement initiative.

THE COMPANY

Meet the heartbeat of GroundWorks DanceTheater – our exceptional artists. These company dancers embody artistic excellence, captivating audiences with their dynamic performances. Beyond the stage, they share their expertise with the Northeast Ohio community, enriching lives through the transformative power of dance.

THE ARTISTS

  • Discover GroundWorks DanceTheater – a contemporary dance company founded in 1998 by Artistic Director David Shimotakahara, now celebrating its 25th Anniversary Year. Nationally recognized for innovative contributions to contemporary dance, this Northeast Ohio-based company fosters new choreography, challenges dance preconceptions, and collaborates with groundbreaking voices, embodying the spirit of 'moving possibility' in every performance and community engagement initiative.

  • Meet the heartbeat of GroundWorks DanceTheater – our exceptional artists. These company dancers embody artistic excellence, captivating audiences with their dynamic performances. Beyond the stage, they share their expertise with the Northeast Ohio community, enriching lives through the transformative power of dance.

  • Meet the GroundWorks DanceTheater team – a diverse collective of artistic visionaries, dedicated administrators, and collaborative minds. Uniting together to bring our mission and vision to vibrant life.

  • Meet our Board – Comprised of accomplished professionals in various fields, these experts lend their guidance and support, steering GroundWorks towards artistic excellence, community impact, and strategic planning.

  • Explore the Repertory of GroundWorks DanceTheater – a captivating collection of original works created on our company dancers and showcased in Northeast Ohio. Challenging the boundaries of contemporary dance preconceptions, we collaborate with diverse artistic voices, pushing the art form to new possibilities.

  • Join our dynamic team – explore employment opportunities in administration, artistic roles, as well as volunteer and internships.

  • GroundWorks DanceTheater founded in 1998 by Artistic Director David Shimotakahara, marks its 25th Anniversary Year, nationally recognized for its innovative contributions to contemporary dance. Based in Northeast Ohio, GroundWorks fosters new choreography, challenges dance preconceptions, and collaborates with groundbreaking voices.

Meet the GroundWorks DanceTheater team – a diverse collective of artistic visionaries, dedicated administrators, and collaborative minds. Uniting together to bring our mission and vision to vibrant life.

THE TEAM

Meet our Board – Comprised of accomplished professionals in various fields, these experts lend their guidance and support, steering GroundWorks towards artistic excellence, community impact, and strategic planning.

THE BOARD

Explore the Repertory of GroundWorks DanceTheater – a captivating collection of original works created on our company dancers and showcased in Northeast Ohio. Challenging the boundaries of contemporary dance preconceptions, we collaborate with diverse artistic voices, pushing the art form to new possibilities.

THE REPERTORY

  • GroundWorks DanceTheater founded in 1998 by Artistic Director David Shimotakahara, marks its 25th Anniversary Year, nationally recognized for its innovative contributions to contemporary dance. Based in Northeast Ohio, GroundWorks fosters new choreography, challenges dance preconceptions, and collaborates with groundbreaking voices.

Join our dynamic team – explore employment opportunities in administration, artistic roles, as well as volunteer and internships.

OPPORTUNITIES

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