Master Classes

Take advantage of these special classes

Each Saturday during the Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival, local residents can take advantage of Master Classes, led by the Artistic Director of each company, or a member of the featured dance company.

Class times are from 11:00am to 12:30pm and are limited to 30 students.

Classes are held at the University of Akron Center for Dance and Theater in Guzzetta Hall, Albrecht Studio, 135 E. Buchtel Ave. (parking in visitors deck). The cost, due at time of the class is $10.

For more information you can contact: Jane Startzman at 330.990.5263 or

Dance Company and Dates

  • Neos Dance Theater - July 23
  • Verbs Ballets - July 30
  • GroundWorks Dance Theater - August 6
  • Keigwin + Company - August 13