Creatives & Credits
Choreographer: Jake Deibert
Music: Cello Concerto
Composer: Joseph Haydn
Costume: Jake Deibert
Premiere: 18 April 2020 (8pm) at Gosforth Civic Theatre in Newcastle upon Tyne
Funded & Supported by Eliot Smith Dance 2019 Crowdfunder Campaign Backers
Onward is a short solo that explores the idea of taking unusual or less traveled paths. Different journeys can be somewhat daunting, and even overwhelming. But surrendering to the unknown, sometimes allows more freedom and joy along the road.
Jake Deibert was born in Atlantic City, NJ and grew up in Flemington, NJ. He received a B.F.A. in Dance and Dance Education from Montclair State University in 2014. He performed with companies including Rioult Dance NY, Von Howard Project, DiMauro Dance, Zullo/Raw Movement, 360Dance Company, Mazzini Dance Collective, 10 Hairy Legs, Douglas Dunn and Dancers and Earl Mosley’s Diversity of Dance. He attended the Taylor School Summer Intensive in 2012. Jake is a current a dancer with Taylor 2 of the Paul Taylor American Dance Theatre.