Our local dance companies showcase many gifted dancers and styles.
Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company
Fri, June 21, 6pm, Festival stage
Ririe-Woodbury commissions works by emerging and seasoned choreographers from around the world.
Repertory Dance Theatre
Sun, June 23, 6:30pm, Festival Stage
Utah's Repertory Dance Theatre offers a unique Festival Performance—EXCURSIONS—featuring works showcasing innovation, athleticism and beauty. Join our brilliant performers as they present an exciting program featuring a variety of dances filled with high energy, humor and drama. Includes a special performance of "Eight Seconds of Fame", choreographed by RDT dancers, and based on movement phrases contributed by over 70 community members during last summer's Utah Arts Festival.
With musical guests, Salt Lake Whalefishers
Sat, June 22, 1:15pm, Park Stage
Utilizing a lot of skill, a little luck, and suggestions from the audience, Movement Forum transforms an ordinary dance event into a true one-of-a-kind experience.
University of Utah Tanner Dance Program Children's Dance Theater
CDT, with Children 8-18, Presents The Snow Queen
Sat, June 22, 4:30pm, Festival Stage
A magic mirror that magnifies everything evil shatters into millions of pieces, two of which lodge in the eye and heart of a boy named Kai, transforming his vision and heart completely. Can Gerda, Kai's devoted friend, survive the perilous quest to break the Snow Queen's enchantment and rescue her beloved Kai?