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Performing Arts

Actors Tyler Fox and Paul Kiernan in

Intimate Settings and Powerful Performance in Benington’s ‘PSYCHOPOMP’

By Sara Gillett, Arts Writer September 17, 2021

  "PSYCHOPOMP," an incredible performance written and directed by a former Salt Lake City resident Roger Benington, is an intimate and enlightening experience that brings to light the recent...

Ain't Misbehavin' Cast (Courtesy of Pioneer Theatre Company)

‘Ain’t Misbehavin’’ at Pioneer Theatre Company — Utah’s Warm Reunion with Live Theatre

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer September 13, 2021

  The house lights dim and a warm wave of silence rushes over the audience. All eyes dart eagerly to the stage in collective anticipation — a sense of waiting that has lasted through each of...

(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...

(Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

COVID-Era Arts Graduates Exemplify the Best the U has to Offer

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer September 2, 2021

  Fear and insecurity regarding the COVID-19 pandemic is beginning to decrease. Thanks to science, life has regained some semblance of normalcy and current University of Utah students are preparing...

(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...

(Graphic by Cyan Larson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Your Guide to The SLC Arts Scene

By Whit Fuller and Paige Gardner August 25, 2021

  While the University of Utah has a myriad of opportunities for students interested in the arts, Salt Lake City itself presents a vibrant local arts scene for incoming students looking...

Kanani Pua Dancers Performing at the Salt Lake City DIY Festival. (Photo by Brooklyn Critchley | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Salt Lake City DIY Festival Highlights Pacific Islander Heritage Month

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor August 17, 2021

  This past weekend, the Utah Fairgrounds hosted Craft Lake City's DIY Festival. With gracious sponsor support from Harmons, the festival spanned three days with, “over 250 local artisans, DIY...