Dance

Utah Dance articles published in 15 Bytes, Utah’s Art Magazine.

Dance

Daniel Mont-Eton’s Homeward

When I think of Daniel Mont-Eton’s Homeward I think ambient – a word derived from ambire in Latin, meaning “to go around” – and around and around. I think of the dancers’ almost-constant physical contact when dancing together, each an integral part of the other’s environment, supported by […]

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Molly Heller’s very vary

Molly Heller’s “very vary” was just that: a very varied patchwork. For the duration of the hour-long dance, the cast of six — members of Ririe-Woodbury and freelancers alike — approached Heller’s performatively demanding work with integrity. Papier-mâché animal heads by Gretchen Reynolds lined the back of the […]

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Captured by SALT

Footage of SALT Contemporary Dance in Ihsan Rustem’s Voice of Reason.   SALT Contemporary Dance closed their 2016-2017 season with a collection of current works from local, national and international choreographers. This was my first time witnessing a SALT performance and I am so grateful I finally had […]

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Ann Carlson’s Elizabeth Delights

Choreographer Ann Carlson has a longstanding relationship with Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, originally studying modern dance under company co-founders Shirley Ririe and Joan Woodbury at the University of Utah in the 1970s. While there, Carlson also studied under the late Elizabeth Hayes, who brought the dance major to fruition […]

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Navigating Graham Brown’s Sonder

Sonder, a collaborative immersive dance theater experience choreographed and directed by Graham Brown and produced by Sackerson will run for two weekends at the Eagles Hall. This historic Salt Lake City site was built in 1911 and has served as a place to house social and cultural activities, […]