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Dance

Dancers rehearse Landscape, by Hailey Caminiti, for the Modern Dance Student Concert. Courtesy University of Utah School of Dance.

The Modern Dance Student Concert is Visually Captivating and Powerful

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor April 2, 2019

  There is something incredibly important about student-led work. It’s a culmination of all the training in an arts degree — proving an ability to not only do the work that someone hands to...

Chang Liu performs in his own piece Ma (間). Photo by Tori Duhaime.

Chang Liu’s Journey Through the Dance World

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites March 31, 2019

  Chang Liu is a third-year modern dance MFA candidate in the School of Dance at the University of Utah. His most recent accomplishment is the creation of a piece called “Ma (間)." Liu presented...

(Photo by Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Bringing West African Dance to a Western Culture

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer March 21, 2019

  West African dance is becoming more common among dance studios, collegiate dance programs and social parties. Teaching methods vary, however. For example, you may be in Las Vegas and come across...

ACDA March 13-16 - Courtesy of Brent Schneider

Dancers Will Take Over the U at the Upcoming ACDA Conference

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer March 6, 2019

  Spring break is upon us. What does this mean? As most students will depart from the University of Utah, leaving it barren and lifeless, 530 collegiate dancers and their adjoining faculty will...

Brooklyn Burbidge & Roland Jones - La Fille Mal Gardée Rehearsal  Courtesy: Maggie Wright-Tesch

‘La Fille Mal Gardée:’ Ballet’s Original Rom-Com

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer February 10, 2019

  With the mixture of classical romantic-era ballet and a charming romantic comedy, "La Fille Mal Gardée" truly was a delightful evening at the ballet. The University of Utah ballet program brought...

Studying Within a Dance Laboratory

Studying Within a Dance Laboratory

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer July 16, 2018

“Two weeks of moving, collaborating, dance-making and the spirited exchange of ideas...” this is Salt Dance Festival (SDF). SDF gives pre-professional dancers the wonderful opportunity to study and...

Ballet Technique Class

The Grown-up Ballet Intensive

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer July 10, 2018

In the middle of hot Salt Lake City summers, students from all over the world come to train with the University of Utah School of Dance Ballet Program and various guest artists during a four-week period....

Applying Your Arts Degree

Applying Your Arts Degree

By Jaycen Eggleston and Marshall Falkner February 19, 2018

That moment of joy when you graduate seems shortlived when you’re all of a sudden stuck with an expensive piece of paper and an arts degree that seemingly has no viable job opportunities. An arts degree,...

Beer, ballet, bites and the best part... everyone benefits!

Beer, ballet, bites and the best part… everyone benefits!

By Holly Vasic September 11, 2017

Beer and Ballet returns to Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center this September to benefit Ballet West’s educational and artistic programs. The evening will begin with guests relaxing at this less formal...