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Ashley Anderson

Ashley Anderson is a choreographer based in Salt Lake City. She is founder of loveDANCEmore, a blog and biannual journal about dance in Utah, and currently serves as 15 Bytes's Dance Editor.

Dance

Changing Dance Seasons

Salt Lake’s summer dance landscape is slowly shifting; rather than most locals going off contract and skipping town, many community dance artists go “off contract” from full-time teaching positions and use the summer as a space for premiering new work or exploring new contexts for choreography. It’s hardly […]

Dance

Yebel Gallegos & Tara McArthur

This year has been one of great change for Ririe-Woodbury. In addition to celebrating the 50th Anniversary and welcoming new Artistic Director Daniel Charon the company has also welcomed new dancer Yebel Gallegos as they prepare to say goodbye to Tara McArthur. Rather than interview either, it seemed […]

Dance

Movement Forum Mixes it Up

As they embark on their eleventh year as a collective improvisation company, Movement Forum should be well known to most in the Salt Lake dance audience. However, their unconventional, and frequently public, performances may also mean their patron base has extended beyond the expected dance crowd into more […]