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Causes: Arts & Culture, Dance

Mission: CORNINGWORKS is dedicated to creating provocative and accessible dancetheater works created with and on seasoned performing artists from diverse disciplines in works that address issues of relevance to our greater society, while also working with nearby communities to deepen our local impact and message. CORNINGWORKS has four primary goals: • To present high-quality, world-class accessible dancetheater work • To create links among diverse cultures, races, and generations • To build awareness and provide an alternative forum for dialogue covering social and civic relevance • To provide affordable access to our performances

Programs: Annual productions of the award-winning, critically acclaimed series of THE GLUE FACTORY PROJECT - created on internationally and nationally renowned performers over the age of 40.

Community Stories

5 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I always am amazed with what I take away from one of CorningWorks performances. Beth's work is so deep with through-provoking images along with a close association of real life moments. I learn more about her feelings and experiences with each performance and come away feeling like she and I had the same experiences. It is funny and serious at the same time; sort of like life! On another note, Beth is so gracious with her appreciation of her fans along with those in the audience as "first-timers".

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

CorningWorks is an important facet of the Pittsburgh artistic community and represents an area of artistic expression unlike any of the others. Its productions are diverse, surprising, provocative and always of an extremely high quality. CorningWorks productions are on par with anything ones sees in New York! We love it!!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 4

Beth and her 'team' of chosen collaborators always offer a compelling look at the complexities that face a human. Funny, silly, sad and always straight from the heart, the experience that Corningworks dancers bring to the fore is unparalleled in local dance.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I am moved and invigorated by the work of this talented artist. There is depth, thoughtfulness, humor, physicality and adroit storytelling. It's what I want in dance... and well, in my life as well.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 4

We have repeatedly attended performances by Corning Dances and Company, and have invariably found them rewarding. Beth Corning is a highly talented choreographer who significantly enriches the modern dance scene in Pittsburgh.