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Justin Bass

Justin Bass

We honor the 2021 celebration of Black History Month by highlighting and sharing the choreography of four Black artists that were commissioned under RDT’s Manifest Diversity Initiative. Last, we share the work of an RDT alumni dancer Justin Bass. Reset was created by one of RDT’s alumni dancers, Justin Bass, who was also the winner of RDT’s REGALIA Choreographic Competition 2020. The event invited four choreographers to create short works during a four-hour period and then the audience selected one of…

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Natosha Washington

Natosha Washington

We honor the 2021 celebration of Black History Month by highlighting and sharing the choreography of four Black artists that were commissioned under RDT’s Manifest Diversity Initiative. Next, we share the dynamic work of Natosha Washington. Natosha Washington has been a choreographer and director her entire life, but professionally since 2004, after receiving her bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah in Modern Dance. She created Say Their Names, part 1 for RDT’s SPIRIT performance in October 2018. Discover more about…

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Bebe Miller

Bebe Miller

We honor the 2021 celebration of Black History Month by highlighting and sharing the choreography of four Black artists that were commissioned under RDT’s Manifest Diversity Initiative. Next, we share the beautiful work of Bebe Miller. Bebe Miller is known world-wide for her work in the dance field. She has been working with her own company, Bebe Miller Dance Company, since 1985 exploring the human condition. Bebe came to Salt Lake City for two weeks in February 2019. She results of…

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Tiffany Rea-Fisher

Tiffany Rea-Fisher

We honor the 2021 celebration of Black History Month by highlighting and sharing the choreography of four Black artists that were commissioned under RDT’s Manifest Diversity Initiative. First up is Tiffany Rea-Fisher, the Artistic Director of Elisa Monte Dance in New York City. We first worked with Rea-Fisher during our 50th anniversary season when she came to reset Elisa Monte’s Pigs and Fishes. We were thrilled to invite her back to set her own work on us during our 54th, MANIFEST…

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Kay Clark Tribute

Kay Clark Tribute

Repertory Dance Theatre dedicates our 55th Emerald Season to Kay Clark. Kay Clark was one of the founding members of Repertory Dance Theatre. As an impeccable dancer, teacher, choreographer, and director, Kay helped create an organization that became acclaimed nationally and internationally and developed into a resource center for contemporary dancers, choreographers, visual artists, writers, and composers. As the Co-Artistic Director of RDT from 1976-1983, Kay’s dedication to dance, her strong work ethic, organizational skills, and enormous talent left a legacy that continues to inspire the RDT organization.

Welcome Kareem Lewis!

Welcome Kareem Lewis!

We are proud to welcome Kareem Lewis into the RDT family! Kareem Lewis, a native of Boston, began his formal dance training at the Boston Arts Academy. After graduating from Boston Arts Academy he continued his training at the Brookline Ballet School, studying with Trinidad Vives and Parren Ballard. He then enrolled at the The Hartt School, University of Hartford where he majored in dance with an emphasis on ballet pedagogy. ​ During his time at the Hartt school he…

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