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Lyric Opera Ensemble: Donizetti’s ‘L’elisir d’Amore with the Paradigm Orchestra’ (preview)

Lyric Opera Ensemble: Donizetti’s ‘L’elisir d’Amore with the Paradigm Orchestra’  (preview)

February 22, 2017

The University of Utah’s Lyric Opera Ensemble will perform Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore” with the Paradigm Chamber this upcoming weekend. Boasting dramatic Italian roots, “L’Elisir d’Amore” is a two-act comic opera originally debuted in 1832 Milan, with music by Gaetano Donizetti...

Plan B Theatre, ‘Virtue’ (review)

Plan B Theatre, ‘Virtue’ (review)

February 22, 2017

In a story of love, loss and personal connection to God, “Virtue” examines the life of Hildegard, a holy woman in Germany during the twelfth century. Plan B Theatre Company brings Hildegard to life in their production, which opened this last weekend at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Theatrical...

“Vagina Monologues” Tells Women’s Stories

February 17, 2017

Upon the close of campus Sex Week, “The Vagina Monologues” will grace the stage at the University of Utah’s Post Theater. “The Vagina Monologues” is an episodic play by Eve Ensler which first debuted in New York’s off-Broadway theater in 1996. It has since evolved and traveled across the...

Ballet West Performs ‘Sleeping Beauty’ in a New Way (Review)

Ballet West Performs ‘Sleeping Beauty’ in a New Way (Review)

February 17, 2017

Executing Charles Perrault’s ageless fairytale through stunning costumes and superb skill, Ballet West performed “The Sleeping Beauty” with whimsical finesse during their opening weekend. Cast members are labeled based on who was performing the night of this review. “The Sleeping Beauty” tells...

PTC’s ‘Women in Jeopardy’ Paints Utah in Entertaining Colors (review)

PTC’s ‘Women in Jeopardy’ Paints Utah in Entertaining Colors (review)

February 16, 2017

Dentists, camping trips, fun runs and girls' nights take the stage in Pioneer Theatre’s latest production, “Women in Jeopardy," and after opening this weekend, runs through Feb. 25. The premise is as follows: Liz has recently started dating Jackson, and her best friends Mary and Jo are feeling...

Plan B: ‘Virtue’ (preview)

Plan B: ‘Virtue’ (preview)

February 16, 2017

Plan B, a local theatre company known for exploring unique and socially conscious stories, will now tackle the story of Hildegard of Bingen in the new play “Virtue.” As an abbess during the twelfth century, Hildegard was known for her visionary spiritual experiences and skills as a composer. Playwright...

Artist of the Week: Gretchen Huff and Marissa Mooney

Artist of the Week: Gretchen Huff and Marissa Mooney

February 15, 2017

Reclaiming the essence of femininity as a strength, “Dollhouse” directors Gretchen Huff and Marissa Mooney want to portray the message that femininity is something everyone can celebrate regardless of gender identity or expression. “Dollhouse” is a dance production taking place within the intimate...

SLAC’s ‘Harbur Gate’ : Heroes Fighting for Hope (Review)

SLAC’s ‘Harbur Gate’ : Heroes Fighting for Hope (Review)

February 14, 2017

"They should know that their story is important and that theirs lives matter and that we are listening," said Tamilla Woodard, director of "Harbur Gate," in a press release. Salt Lake Acting Company has taken a pledge to be the light. They are part of the Ghostlight project, a national campaign that...

Doubling Professional Work and Degrees: Life as a Dance Student

Doubling Professional Work and Degrees: Life as a Dance Student

February 10, 2017

Wouldn’t it be lovely if your university equipped you with all of the necessary education and tools to be successful in the job market of your choosing while also pointing you in the direction of internship and work opportunities? What if I told you that at the U, students are not only encouraged to...

Ballet West Brings New Spin to ‘Sleeping Beauty’ (preview)

Ballet West Brings New Spin to ‘Sleeping Beauty’ (preview)

February 9, 2017

Ballet West is diving into the well-known story of Princess Aurora in their upcoming production of “The Sleeping Beauty.” Having graced the stage for the past 130 years, the story of Aurora and her timely misfortunes was first depicted in Russia through the choreography of Marius Petipa, whose...

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