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Dance

SALT Contemporary Dance Gets Intimate with ‘The Invitation’

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer September 20, 2021

  SALT Contemporary Dance showcased their performance of “The Invitation” at Kingsbury Hall from Sept. 16-18. As audience members witnessing live performance, we rarely get to see beyond the...

(Graphic by Cyan Larson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

A Year in Review and a Look at What’s Next for Arts at the U

By Paige Gardner and Hannah Keating September 5, 2021

  The University of Utah’s College of Fine Arts departments have had a year unlike any other. The COVID-19 pandemic challenged students in arts departments at the U to pursue traditionally in-person...

(Photo by Gwen Christopherson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Student Groups Give Non-Major Artists Opportunities to Create

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor September 2, 2021

  The effects of the pandemic dramatically altered the way the arts on-campus, particularly student-led or non-departmentally sanctioned programs, could function. While the College of...

(Graphic by Sydney Stam | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Despite Anxieties, Arts Students are Eager to Return to Campus

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer September 1, 2021

  When COVID-19 changed the way we engage with the world around us, schools and universities were some of the first places in Utah to see an abrupt shift to remote settings and virtual communication....

(Graphic by Sydney Stam | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Stigma Around Majoring in the Arts is Still a Reality

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer August 31, 2021

  A few weeks ago, I got together with four of my oldest friends — the first time we’d sat together at a table in over a year. Much of our conversation was spent reflecting on what...

Chiang Ta-Lai Landscape. (Courtesy Utah Museum of Fine Arts)

Professional Art Opportunities for Students at the University of Utah

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer August 26, 2021

  The University of Utah College of Fine Arts supports the departments of Art & Art History, Dance, Film & Media Arts, Music and Theatre, all of which provide a rich arts culture...

Fem Dance Company Dancers performing

Fringe Fest: Salt Lake City’s Fem Dance Company Debuts ‘Home Bass’

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor August 3, 2021

  Director of Fem Dance Company, Alicia Ross, debuted “home bass” at this year’s Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival, held at the Gateway Mall in Salt Lake City. Ross is a University of Utah...

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The U’s Modern Dance Seniors Explore Pandemic Isolation in ‘Introspection’

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer April 14, 2021

  Once again, the University of Utah’s School of Dance has successfully adapted itself to the safety precautions of the COVID-19 pandemic. The graduating seniors in the Modern Program offered...

Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem (Courtesy of UMFA)

UMFA’s ‘Black Refractions’ Exhibit Explores Impacts of Systemic Racism on Art and Society

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer March 11, 2021

  Through April 10, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah invites audiences to join them for "Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem." This exhibit features...

(Courtesy of Performing Dance Company)

The U’s Performing Dance Company Brings Stunning Performances to Virtual Audiences

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer November 5, 2020

  This Halloween weekend, Performing Dance Company at the University of Utah's School of Dance successfully traded traditional in-person audiences for online streams. Four separate performances...