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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 Lake, but more importantly, it continues to require a group of dancers able to fully embody a diverse range of historical techniques across the span of one evening. This season, half of the dancers taking up this task with RDT are new. So we sat down with Justin Bass, Efren Corado Garcia, Ursula Perry, Alyssa Thompson to talk about what it takes to dance the repertoire.

Read the article in the November 2013 Edition of 15 Bytes.