Plush Panoply was the second show to take place at the newly redefined Gateway this weekend, this one in the since-vacated, former Build-a-Bear store. Plush Panoply was an evening of solo works created by local female-identifying artists. Having now seen a number of performances in the space, I […]
Natalie Gotter is a performer, choreographer, instructor, filmmaker, and researcher. She recently completed her MFA in Modern Dance at the University of Utah and is on faculty at Utah Valley University, Westminster College, and Salt Lake Community College.
After a few years of struggling to reinvigorate community interest, The Gateway is finally finding itself, as a home for a surging independent art scene. The former outdoor mall’s empty storefronts, which have become host to the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival, provide unique performance venues for all […]
Repertory Dance Theatre’s “Mosaic” was a curated evening that showcased the broad range of cultural communities in existence in the Salt Lake City area: Polynesian, Native American, Spanish, Hispanic, African, Japanese, Cambodian, and Greek, as represented in the show. It was intended to comment upon how movement as […]
Drawing upon theater, spoken word, and dance, Doyen, choreographed by Miriam Gileadi of Gileadi Dance Co., was an exploration of ritual, anonymity, animism, and groupthink. As performed by Tara Meredith, Deedee Moroz, Dmitri Peskov, Stanton Mercy Rodriguez, and Jake Winkelkotter, some of the most striking choreographic images emerged […]
From left to right: Austin Hardy, Nell Rollins, Natalie Jones, and Micah Burkhardt in rehearsal for “La Mela.” Photo by Tori Duhaime. What determines how we view identity? This question lay at the heart of La Mela, a program recently presented by Austin Hardy that featured works by local […]