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Thursday, July 26, 2012

NEWS: RDT News & Events - July 2012

RDT presents a workshop for Young Dancers
July 9-13, 2012 | Ages 10-17
RDT on the Road
RDT's Community School offers something for everyone
Announcing... Ring Around the Rose 2012-2013 Season
RDT's Sapphire Club 
RDT presents a workshop for Young Dancers
July 9-13, 2012 | Ages 10-17

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Repertory Dance Theatre presents an In-Depth Dance Workshop for Young Dancers, ages 10-17. Students will have the opportunity to work directly with RDT company dancers and take classes in a variety of styles including technique, composition, repertory, and Jazz/African dance.

This workshop will provide serious dancers and those that might be curious about a career in dance with an in-depth, creative, moving experience that will encourage growth and development in the art of dance and the skills of life.

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RDT on the Road

Repertory Dance Theatre has been selected to be “Artists in Residence” at the 18th Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival at the University of Wyoming in Laramie. The Festival is an eleven-day long dance intensive workshop for dance students and educators hosted at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY.

From July 11th through the 21st, 2012, RDT dancers will be offering classes in Modern Technique, as well as creating new choreography, set on Festival participants.

In addition to Modern Dance, the Workshop also includes instruction in Ballet, Jazz and Tap, as well as historical lectures and discussions offered by visiting faculty members. The Festival concludes with a Gala Concert featuring RDT and student dancers in a program featuring pieces from RDT’s historical collection, along with the newly choreographed works.
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RDT's Community School offers something for everyone

The RDT Community School began in 1994 as an extension of Repertory Dance Theatre's mission of dedication to the creation, development, awareness and understanding of the art of modern dance.
Since it's inception, the RDT Community School has offered evening and weekend classes in a variety of styles and skill levels. All of the classes are designed to be "drop-in" so there is no need to register or commit to anything in advance. The current schedule is:
6:00 - 7:30 pm SOMA* 
*Simple Organic Movement for All
5:45 - 7:00 pm Zumba 
7:05 - 8:35 pm Modern Technique II
6:00 - 7:15 pm Ballet Technique
7:20 - 8:50 pm Intermediate Flamenco 

5:30 - 7:00 pm Basic Flamenco 
7:05 - 8:35 pm Advanced Flamenco
9:00 - 10:15 am Prime Movement (Open to ages 40 and over. Increase creativity, fitness & longevity through a variety of movement styles.) 
10:30 am - 12:00 pm African (all levels - with live drumming!)
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Dance for Musical Theatre
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Announcing... Ring Around the Rose 2012-2013 Season

Ring Around the Rose is a 'wiggle-friendly' series of performances for children and families that explore the magical world of the arts, including dance, theatre, music and storytelling. We have a fabulous season coming up with some brand new artists and a few old favorites. 
Season tickets are available in the form of a Flex Package. Buy at least 6 shows and tickets are only $4!
September 8 | African Drums
October 13 | Repertory Dance Theatre
November 10 | Tanner Dance
December 8 | Hatch Music & Magic
January 12 | Ballet West
February 9 | SpyHop / Tumbleweeds
March 9 | Youth Theatre at the U
April 13 | Rippletales
May 11 | Samba Fogo
Click here to learn more about RDT's Ring Around the Rose
RDT's Sapphire Club 

One year ago last spring many of you helped launch RDT’s Sapphire Club - our 45th anniversary campaign with memories and financial support that confirms your belief in RDT and its mission. From the bottom of our hearts to the tips of our barefoot toes, we thank you for helping RDT play an active part in Utah’s cultural development.

Sapphire Club donations and general support made it possible this past year for RDT to:
  • Serve over 23,000 school children and 1,100 teachers K-12.
  • Re-license historic repertory for Time Capsule: A Century of Dance
  • Nurture 8 choreographers who created 8 new dances.
  • Empowered youth through dance about the importance of making healthy living choices for themselves and their neighborhoods.
Sustain RDT’s community-building efforts! “Gems” like you support nationally recognized historic and contemporary dance right in the heart of Salt Lake City’s Broadway District. Please take a moment to show that RDT’s living museum and innovative dance resources are important.
Sapphire Club donations last year averaged $76.00 per donor. Sapphire Club members will receive a card that is recognized by the following community business partners for special offers and discounts all year long. Current Sapphire Club Community Partners include:
…and we will continue to add new businesses all year long.
Click here to learn more about RDT's Sapphire Club

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