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Raasch’s Favorite Salt Lake Theater of 2019

Raasch’s Favorite Salt Lake Theater of 2019

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

December 19, 2019

  For many of us, the theater holds a place held dear in our hearts. We can find connections in the characters and stories on stage, whether they come to us through a song or a monologue. Salt Lake City is a rare gem when it comes to the amount of theater we have. Here are my top ten theater per...

SLAC’s ‘Death of a Driver’ Confronts the Rollercoaster of Friendship

SLAC’s ‘Death of a Driver’ Confronts the Rollercoaster of Friendship

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

September 14, 2019

  “Death of a Driver” from Salt Lake Acting Company is an engaging yet simple production about the importance of friendship in the midst of difficult times. Directed by University of Utah theater professor Alexandra Harbold, this new work has taken quite a journey to get to the SLAC stage...

‘Silent Dancer’ Portrays Complete Collaboration

‘Silent Dancer’ Portrays Complete Collaboration

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

April 14, 2019

  Through an interwoven evening of dancing, movement and pure theatre, Salt Lake Acting Company waltzed through the world premiere of “Silent Dancer,” a new work by Kathleen Cahill. It is the story of 18-year-old Rosie Quinn, played by University of Utah Musical Theatre Program graduate Mikki ...

A Starving Student Artist’s Ticket to Theater

A Starving Student Artist’s Ticket to Theater

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

February 28, 2019

  As students with low incomes and high expenses, it can be difficult to afford luxuries like movie or concert tickets. Even with discounts or rush tickets at theaters, going to multiple shows can add up quickly. Salt Lake City does manage to support college students who love the arts, though. Many...

Bennion Center Hosts “Issues and Action” Luncheon

Bennion Center Hosts “Issues and Action” Luncheon

November 17, 2014

  Cynthia Fleming never thought she would be where she is today. Fleming, the executive producer of Salt Lake Acting Company, tried a couple of professions before ending up with the theater group. “I was a dancer and an actor,” she said. “I expected to win a Tony, but never in my wildest dream...

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