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Rising Stars Mxmtoon and Chloe Moriondo Take to The Complex

By Alfonso Belloso, Arts Writer June 2, 2022

  Bedroom pop singer-songwriter Maia, professionally known as mxmtoon is on tour to celebrate the release of her newest album “rising.” The artist bears all and creates an environment of vulnerability...

Lungs (Courtesy Pinnacle Acting Company)

Should You Have Kids? ‘Lungs’ Asks the Age-Old Question in the Present Day

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer March 29, 2022

  On March 17, Pinnacle Acting Company premiered “Lungs” — an intimate, unflinchingly raw, two-person show — at Riot HQ. Written by Duncan Macmillan and directed by Shianne Gray, “Lungs”...

Tamara Johnson-Howell as Bella. (Photo by Beth Bruner)

Pygmalion Theatre Company’s ‘Bella Bella’ Strikes a Deep Chord Today

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer February 15, 2022

  On Feb. 11, Pygmalion Theatre Company's “Bella Bella” premiered at Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. “Bella Bella” by Harvey Fierstein, and directed by Fran Pruyn, was a one-woman...

Choreographer Stefanie Batten Bland (Courtesy Company SBB)

Meet the Choreographer: Stefanie Batten Bland’s ‘Look Who’s Coming To Dinner’

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer January 8, 2022

  It might be hard to believe that a Zoom link ridden with potential technical difficulties can feel so special, but that’s exactly how it felt to join the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company in cyberspace....

{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...

Gold Mountain promo (Courtesy West Valley Center of Arts website)

Utah Shakespeare Festival’s ‘Gold Mountain’ Tells an Untold Story

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer November 18, 2021

  The Utah Shakespeare Festival presented the world premiere of “Gold Mountain,” a new musical by Jason Ma, on Nov. 4 at the West Valley Performing Arts Center. Intimate and honest, “Gold...

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...

Mariah Stanelle and Eva Merrill for The Emily Dickinson Musical. (Courtesy Open Door Productions)

‘The Emily Dickinson Musical’: A Poet In Her Own Terms

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer October 2, 2021

  On Sept. 30, University of Utah student production company, Open Door Productions, premiered “The Emily Dickinson Musical” — a dedicated exploration of the life of poet Emily Dickinson,...

Director Cheryl Cluff, Actors Tracie Merrill, Sydney Shoell, Latoya Cameron, all in P.G. ANON, the first play in Plan-Bs upcoming season | Courtesy of Plan-B Theatre

Plan-B Theatre Releases Plans for an Audio-Only Season

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor January 31, 2021

  When Plan-B Theatre’s playwrights began work on the 2020-21 season, they had visions of live performances, stage blocking, big audiences and, ultimately, lots and lots of face-to-face interaction. Enter...

Jesse McCartney performing at The Us homecoming concert.

Jesse McCartney Brings Nostalgia to Homecoming Week

By Oakley Burt , Arts Editor September 26, 2019

On Wednesday night, University of Utah students were treated to a vibrant, energetic concert featuring Jesse McCartney and Dallas Wayde, as part of the U’s homecoming week.  Wayde, a local pop artist,...