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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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Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

Repertory Dance Theatre believes that all peoples, their cultures, and their art contribute to the meaning and understanding of our humanity and should be honored and celebrated. RDT firmly stands against racism in all forms. We, as a Company, denounce racism, bigotry, and intolerance in our state and across the nation. We are committed to learning, growing, and listening as we work toward a more equitable world for all. RDT stands in solidarity with our communities of color. We stand…

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REGALIA: Five Years of Excellence

REGALIA: Five Years of Excellence

The time has come and the party is about to begin! RDT presents our 5th annual fundraiser REGALIA on March 7th. Every year, RDT receives choreographer applicants from across the nation and selects artists to compete for a commission in one of RDT’s season concerts the following season. The audience casts their votes and by donating money to the artist they enjoyed most. Which ever artist gains the most votes will receive the opportunity to create and present work with…

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Where have I heard that before?

Where have I heard that before?

This week, RDT brings together 12 choreographers to explore some of the world’s most beloved music in a whole new way. RDT’s Executive/Artistic Director, Linda C. Smith and composer Scott Killian came up with the concept of SOUNDS FAMILIAR after complaining that young people did not seem to have enough exposure to classical music. They gave 12 choreographers a list of 36 classical music pieces and let them choose what to do. Read on to hear how some of them…

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Andy Noble: Filament

Andy Noble: Filament

Andy Noble danced with RDT from 1998-2004. Since then, he has gone on to become a professor at Sam Houston State and create a company of his own – NobleMotion Dance. During RDT’s 50th anniversary, Andy competed in the first ever REGALIA choreographer competition… and won! In doing so, he was commissioned for RDT the next year. What he came up with has become an audience favorite. Filament explores one of Andy’s choreographic passions – dance and technology. He sat…

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