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{En}compass promo. (Photo by Aubrie Holman)

‘{En}compass’ Showcases Student Innovation and Artistry in School of Dance

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer November 23, 2021

  On Nov. 18, the University of Utah’s School of Dance premiered its ballet showcase “{En}compass.” The showcase featured student-created works by the Ballet Choreography III & Production...

Dancers Amy Gunter Lolofie and Fiona Katrine in rehearsal for SALTs Fall Concert
(Photo: Myles Woolstenhulme)

SALT Contemporary Dance’s Fall Concert was a Mesmerizing ‘Return to the Stage’

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor November 14, 2021

  SALT Contemporary Dance held their fall concert, “A Return to the Stage” at the Mid-Valley Performing Arts Center Nov. 5 and 6 as a part of their 2021-22 season. Returning from shutdown and...

Fall Dance 1 promotional image. (Courtesy University of Utah School of Dance)

The School of Dance Returns with ‘Fall Dance 1′ Both Live and Livestreamed

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer October 22, 2021

  On Oct. 7, the University of Utah’s School of Dance opened its season with the “Fall Dance 1” concert. I was so excited to finally get to watch a School of Dance performance again — the...

When Darkness Falls Across the Land, Odyssey Dance Theatres Thriller is Close at Hand

When ‘Darkness Falls Across the Land,’ Odyssey Dance Theatre’s ‘Thriller’ is Close at Hand

By Megan Fisher, Arts Writer October 20, 2021

  As concertgoers enter the theatre at Kingsbury Hall for Odyssey Dance Theatre's “Thriller," they are not be greeted by ushers, but by dancers tricked out as the undead. Dressed in artfully tattered...

Local art at Treefort in Boise, Idaho, 2021. (Photo by Paige Gardner | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Treefort Music Festival Rocks On with Strict Pandemic Guidelines

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor September 24, 2021

  After more than a year of waiting, Treefort Music Festival is finally back on in Boise, Idaho. With firm pandemic restrictions as hospitals in Idaho become increasingly overwhelmed due to rising...

The Invitation promo. (Photo by Samantha Little)

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...