Akron Celebrates 45th year of Free Summer Dance Performances

The 12th Annual Heinz Poll Dance Festival
Free beginners’ classes for children and Sunday Symphonies extend the arts experience

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A founding sponsor of the Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival is Akron Community Foundation, which manages endowments established for Ohio Ballet created by the Knight and GAR Foundations.

The festival also receives support from the Ohio Arts Council, and “Friends of the Festival,” individuals who have made contributions in Poll’s memory and in support of continuing the summer tradition.

For More Information: www.akrondancefestival.org

Jane Startzman, Director, Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival, 330.535.3179, janestartzman@gmail.com

Paul Jarrett, Manager, Akron Symphony, 330.535.8131

Dave Lieberth, 234.738.0003, david.lieberth@gmail.com