The Ogden Symphony Ballet Association presented Collage Dance Collective, a decade-old company directed by Kevin Thomas that has, in the Collective’s own words, “inspired the growth of ballet by showcasing a repertoire of relevant choreography and world-class dancers representative of our community.” Who is included in their community […]
Erica Womack is a Salt Lake based choreographer. She teaches at SLCC and regularly contributes to loveDANCEmore.
Repertory Dance Theatre’s season opener, Élan, was an eclectic evening of dance which opened with “Handsfree,” a piece commissioned for Britain’s National Youth Orchestra in 2012. The piece tasks performers with creating rhythms by clapping, stamping, singing and beat-boxing, and RDT’s version draws on the talents of both […]
Dancer stands in black Mouth open yelling no sound the streetcar leaves dusk is coming, clouds backlit, urban landscape another dancer approaches Nomad presented a handful of new works by recent University of Utah graduates Natalie Border, Austin Hardy, and Elle Johansen at the Nomad Network, a collective arts […]
For its fourth show, NOW-ID presented the multi-collaborative performance Exodus to Salt Lake audiences July 27-29. While the company has previously opted for less conventional spaces—the Masonic Temple and Saltair are two examples—Exodus was presented at the University of Utah’s Marriott Center for Dance, and aimed to focus […]
Municipal Ballet Co. is a collection of dancers and choreographers, organized by Sarah Longoria, that aims to present ballet in unconventional spaces: sidewalks, libraries, bars and historic buildings. In its own words, Municipal Ballet “collaborates with local musicians and artists because it’s a lot of fun and because everyone’s art […]
Everything Tendentious or M in Luck was presented in a suite at the downtown City Library this past weekend. The inter-disciplinary performance by German artistic director Michael Schmidt featured two artists living and working in Germany alongside locals Analeigh Sanderson, Joshua Yago Mora and Tanja London (who helped […]
Ririe-Woodbury’s Fall Season showcased three dances, two of which were world premieres, this past weekend. Each piece showcased six dancers, the first two with guest Breeanne Saxton, and the last with Alexandra Jane Bradshaw making a return after an injury. The company looked strong, dancing with confidence, nuance […]