“Lively”, Repertory Dance Theater’s (RDT) most recent performance, invited us to “usher in the holidays with toe-tapping music & dance to lift your spirits and make you smile. RDT offers this gift to the community featuring choreography “on the lighter side” for audiences of all ages.” And at […]
Repertory Dance Theater (RDT) maintains a clear mission to preserve and perform historical modern dance works. This near fifty-year undertaking has required a dedicated administrative staff who are able to navigate the contexts in which these dances can be learned and rehearsed in a city like Salt […]
SB Dance’s “Of Meat and Marrow” is one of the most creatively fun productions I’ve seen from any local Utah dance company. Two years in the making, it includes an impressive ten-person dance ensemble, live music provided by Totem and Taboo, and some of the most innovative, and […]
On Thursday a receptive audience joined Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT) for Legacy, the opener of their fall season which will run through the weekend at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. RDT has recently gone through some big changes, and this weekend dance goers not only get to […]
This weekend Salt Lake audiences will be treated to a wide range of performance experiences starting with Repertory Dance Theatre’s (RDT) season opening Legacy and continuing with the Performance Art Festival at the Main Library. Both events seek to unite local interests and artists with a more national and historical […]
RDT, in partnership with (UMOCA) considers José Limón’s “Missa Brevis,” a dance for 22 that will appear in both Salt Lake at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center and later this winter at Brigham Young University, by hosting a symposium on the nexus of faith, art and war.
This weekend, Ririe Woodbury opened their 50th season with “The Start of Something Big” at the Rose Wagner. The concert celebrates the work of company founders Shirley Ririe and Joan Woodbury while welcoming the work of Daniel Charon (see our article in the September edition), the company’s new […]
Choreographer Ashley Anderson and visual artist Mary Sinner layer their talents at the Ladies Literary Club.
Daniel Charon brings his minimalist vision to Salt Lake as the new director of Ririe-Woodbury Dance.
Choreographer Charlotte Boye-Christensen’s greatest fear about her new work The Wedding is that she doesn’t know enough about the subject matter. In Denmark, where she’s from, “only about eight percent of the population marry . . . so it’s not something I’m terribly familiar with,” she says. She can count […]
Despite the common perception that dance is most frequently found in performing arts venues, Utah’s dance artists have always stepped outside of theater settings to find new venues for their work. Sofia Gorder’s recent work with inFluxdance at Art Access and Danell Hathaway’s direction of Movement Forum at […]
by Danell Hathaway In its second installment, loveDANCEmore’s Daughters of Mudson proves to be a viable resource for artists who not only value the investigative nature of choreography, from inception to presentation, but who dare to reexamine and refine their work, allowing the audience to be privy to […]