Topic: Dance

Children’s Dance Theatre has helped build Utah’s dance-positive culture

In the pages of the December 1949 issue of Dance Magazine, modern dance pioneer Virginia Tanner (1915-1979) announced the formation of her new company: “We now have a CHILDREN’S DA …

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RDT’s CURRENT presents up and coming choreographers

“Material Tokens of the Freedom of Thought” by Angela Banchero-Kelleher Repertory Dance Theatre’s CURRENT opened Thursday, April 12 in the Jeanné Wagner Theater at the Rose Wagner …

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The Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company Revisits Their Roots with STRATA

Stuart Ruckman Joan Woodbury and Shirley Ririe, creators of the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, have always had a special relationship choreographer Alwin Nikolais. He was a big infl …

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Bears Ears Dance a Triumph

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 …

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Tzveta Kassabova’s “Opposite of Killing”

Bulgarian-born surrealist choreographer translates pain into movement. Tzveta Kassabova holds three masters degrees and has been, at various points in her life, a gymnast, a physic …

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Shall We Dance? Radical Enactivism

And other discoveries about dancing. —by Amy Brunvand Science has a way of discovering the obvious, but that’s exactly the reason that I occasionally like to look up the latest sci …

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