A World-Class Company
Since 1966, Utah's Repertory Dance Theatre has led the nation as American's premier modern dance repertory company. RDT is both a museum and contemporary gallery representing the scope and diversity of modern dance past and present. RDT maintains a prestigious collection of 20th Century masterpieces representing 100 years of dance.
RDT has been entertaining and enlightening audiences throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, in major metropolitan cities as well as rural and remote areas, for 45 years... from Vienna, Austria, to Skagway, Alaska.
We are a Company significantly committed not only to the highest artistic ideals, but also to a maximum level of enriching activities and stimulating involvement with community members of all ages wherever we go.
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Residencies consist of 2-6 days of activities culminating in a community concert. Residency activities can be designed for elementary through senior high school, college or general community (including special needs populations).
RDT's Artistic Director, Linda C. Smith, will work closely with each sponsor to design a residency appropriate to the needs of each community. Audiences can enjoy a program which includes lighthearted, entertaining, witty as well as dramatic works. The accompanying RDT residency activities can educate, enlighten and help develop your dance audience.
RDT is both a museum and a contemporary gallery representing the scope and diversity of modern dance past and present. RDT maintains the largest and most prestigious collection of 20th century masterpieces representing 100 years of dance.
Contemporary repertory programs include works by Zvi Gotheiner, Susan Hadley, Gideon Obarzanek, Scott Rink, Yvonne Rainer, Shapiro and Smith, Marina Harris, and more. RDT continues to commission new work from the world's leading choreographers.
Historical repertory features 100 years of modern dance, and is available for lecture demonstrations or as an evening length performance, Time Capsule: A Century of Dance.
Extensive Outreach and Arts-In-Education
Activities for K-12 or the greater community, including lecture demonstrations, workshops, and movement classes in a variety of styles. For more information about RDT's Arts-In-Education programs, please click here.
"I cannot recommend RDT highly enough for its excellent performances, splendid outreach, flexible approach to form true partnerships with presenting organizations and their communities. I wish we could bring the company to Lincoln every year!"Petra Wahlqvist Community Engagement Coordinator at the Lied Center in Lincoln, Nebraska
I wanted to let you know the RDT concert truly was amazing last night. Sense of Place is a really an awesome varied concert. I loved it all!Deborah Yarrington The Dance Center, Bozeman, MT
After "Bolero," the audience jumped to its feet & began clapping madly. Everyone really was jazzed up about the performance.
RDT performs at the level of greatness that our audiences expect. RDT is an amazing dance ensemble that can perform everything from beautiful, sensual dance works to hilarious and dramatic dance pieces."Bill Stephen Executive Director of the Lied Center in Lincoln, Nebraska