Environews, Minis

Bears Ears Dance a Triumph

By Amy Brunvand

Congratulations to Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT). In October, RDT presented a new work to celebrate Utah’s newest national monument (if we can keep it).

“Dancing the Bears Ears,” a world-premier by choreographer Zvi Gotheiner, got rave reviews from both dancers and environmentalists. the rhythmic movement, set against multimedia images of the Bears Ears region conveyed a profound spiritual and emotional response to an extraordinary landscape. With the new National Monument under political attack, this unabashed celebration was a healing balm for the community. This work of art came at exactly the right time, and I hope it will be performed again int he near future.

This article was originally published on November 1, 2017.