Parkour: The Art of Displacement

Parkour: The Art of Displacement

For this coming Open House on Saturday, March 30th, RDT’s Dance Center will be offering a special beginner parkour class for the first time. Some of those attending the parkour class may already know what parkour is or have seen parkour on TV or YouTube. The content in the commercial world is usually described as huge, dynamic movement involving jumps from crazy heights or all kind of flips. There are even competitions held in major cities. But flips and competitions…

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VOICES choreographer: Bryn Cohn

VOICES choreographer: Bryn Cohn

As the winner of the REGALIA choreographer competition in 2018, Bryn Cohn was awarded the coveted prize of creating a new work for RDT this season. During December of 2018, Cohn worked with RDT dancers to create this brand new commission that will premiere in Salt Lake City during VOICES, April 11-13. Tune in to the video below to hear more about her choreographic process & aesthetic, what it was like working with RDT and the inspiration behind her work,…

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Framing GAGA

Framing GAGA

With the presentation of FRAMED by Danielle Agami on Thursday, March 14, we thought we would revisit the idea of Gaga. The following comes from a blog post written by Linda Smith during the last time we worked with Danielle Agami when she originally choreographed her work Theatre in 2016. PS — read to the bottom for a special discount! As a repertory company, Repertory Dance Theatre houses the work of over 150 different choreographers. Each requires a dancer to…

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Dan Higgins: Sit back, Observe, and Listen

Dan Higgins: Sit back, Observe, and Listen

As I look back on the past five years of work with Repertory Dance Theater, I find one of the most interesting aspects of being a company member is the immense detail and full investment of artist and dancer during a choreographic process. Throughout each residency, a choreographer comes prepared in a way that is different and unique to them as a movement specialist. It is our job, as performing artists and humans, to absorb the task at hand; analyze…

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Elle Johansen: Our Behaviors

Elle Johansen: Our Behaviors

I love the moment a new guest artist walks through the door. There is an air of excitement, an unknowing force that fills the room with anticipation and this was especially true for our latest guest, Bebe Miller.  Not only have we had the privilege of working with Bebe Miller the past week and a half but Bebe also brought two dancers from her company, Angie Hauser and Bronwen MacArthur. These two women have helped us dive into Bebe’s interest of…

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RDT Presents: FRAMED

RDT Presents: FRAMED

March 14, 2019 | 7:30 pm Repertory Dance Theatre is proud to present a solo show by the world-renowned artist, Danielle Agami on March 14, 2019. Framed is an intimate look into womanhood as experienced and understood by the ever-sensitive and insightful Danielle Agami. Growing up, Agami was surrounded by special female role models, especially her mother as the center of the household. As with so many Israeli woman, her mother’s strength and presence set the tone, color, and atmosphere…

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