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Talia Dixon

Raised in Southern California, Talia Dixon moved to Salt Lake City in 2017 to study dance at the University of Utah. She plans to graduate with her Honors BFA in Modern Dance as well as a Minor in American Indian Studies in the Spring of 2021. As an enrolled member of the Pauma Band of Luiseño Mission Indians, Talia is passionate about involving her community in her academic and artistic pursuits.

Dance

Ririe-Woodbury’s “Cadence” On Demand

Ririe-Woodbury Cadence was pre-recorded and streamed as an on-demand performance. The show proceeded after the company’s land acknowledgment, which read aloud the names of the Indigenous nations who have resided upon the lands presently known as Salt Lake City and the surrounding regions for millennia. The statement read: […]

Dance

Dancing Earth, Embodying Cultural Principles and Traditional Knowledge, Conceives a Future for Indigenous Peoples

On Friday, November 20, UtahPresents premiered the final episode of a six-part series of Dancing Earth’s Between Underground and Skyworld Cyberspace. The event was live-streamed for ticket holders to view from home. A Q&A with a panel of interdisciplinary artists involved in the project followed the screening of the […]