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VOYAGE: RDT takes you on a trip through World Dance

VOYAGE: RDT takes you on a trip through World Dance

Using the Utah Core Curriculum Standards for Dance, Social Studies and Language Arts, Repertory Dance Theatre presented a special matinee to over 1,500 students last week at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. American Modern Dance is a rich tapestry which has been influenced by the music and movement of cultures worldwide. Dance has been part of community life as a form of communication, empowerment, and entertainment for centuries. Rhythms and patterns gathered from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe,…

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RDT Gift Guide for the Dancer (or dance lover) in your life

RDT Gift Guide for the Dancer (or dance lover) in your life

Dance Classes Every dancer knows that the only way to get better is to take class! Even our professional dancers take class EVERY DAY to get better, hone their skills and progress. But you don’t have to be a professional dancer to take class. At RDT’s Dance Center on Broadway, we offer classes for every skill level (even if you’ve never set foot in a dance studio before). All classes are in the evenings and on weekends, so they fit…

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Ring Around the Rose Season kicks off!

Ring Around the Rose Season kicks off!

RDT’s Ring Around the Rose is a series of performances at our home, the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center that Repertory Dance Theatre presents each year. On the second Saturday of every month from September through May, we present a different performing arts group to an audience of children and their families. On Saturday, September 10, the 19th season of Ring Around the Rose kicked off with one of our favorites … AFRICAN DRUMS! Deja Mitchell brought in a guest…

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My Hands: Inspiration and Creative Aging

My Hands: Inspiration and Creative Aging

My Hands … How would you finish that statement? This simple prompt is a wonderful beginning to an exercise that I learned at a Creative Aging workshop sponsored by engAGE Utah that helped artists learn how to build and implement creative artistic classes for seniors. Creative Aging is a blossoming field that has grown thanks to the serious and concerted efforts of several leaders like Dr. Gene Cohen, Susan Perlstein, and Stuart Kandell. Over the past several decades, these leaders,…

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