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Monday, July 22, 2013

Ring Around the Rose @ Repertory Dance Theatre (SLC: September 14)

Repertory Dance Theatre presents
Ring Around the Rose 2013-2014
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
138 West 300 South | Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Tickets $5 | Available through ArtTix (801-355-ARTS)
Salt Lake City, UT -- Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT) presents Ring Around the Rose, a 'wiggle-friendly' series of performances for children and families. This unique series explores the magical world of the arts, including dance, theatre, music and storytelling by presenting professional artists in a fun and approachable format.
Each show begins at 11:00 am at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center and runs for one hour. Audiences are invited to participate in different ways in each show so children have an opportunity to experience the arts first-hand while in a professional stage setting. 
We have a great season coming up with some annual favorites and the return of some old classics. RDT will start the season on September 14 with a dance/art collaboration and we're bringing back two favorites from last year - Hatch Music & Magic and Spy Hop / Utah Film Center. With everything from dance to theatre to film, there are plenty of opportunities to get your feet stomping and mind buzzing!
Ring Around the Rose 2013-2014 Season
September 14 | Repertory Dance Theatre
Dance, draw, and discover the arts with RDT as they help the audience "draw a dance!" Everyone can doodle, but how would you make that into a dance? Join RDT while they make a 2D drawing into a 3D dance.
October 12 | Tablado FlamencoLearn all about the rhythms and movements of this Latin-inspired dance with the artists of Tablado! This talented company combines the vigor and passion of traditional Flamenco in a friendly and inviting environment.
November 9 | Tanner Dance
Celebrate the art of modern dance as some of Utah's most talented young dancers take the stage! These dancers present a fantastic show for all ages. 
December 14 | Hatch Music & Magic
Returning for the second year, an enchanting magic show accompanied by live classical piano & violin. This unique ensemble performance features deceptionist Richard Hatch, violinist Rosemary Kimura Hatch, and pianist Jonathan Hatch and combines classical music and magic from the greats!
January 11 | Ballet West
Experience the life of a prima ballerina & find out what it's really like to dance on those tippy toes! This show introduces both children and their parents to the magical world of ballet in a fun and approachable way.
February 8 | Spy Hop / Utah Film Center
Explore the fascinating world of film with these young experts. Watch & participate in film-making first hand! SpyHop and the Utah Film Center are teaming up to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the making of film as well as some fun films for kids. Check out this video from last year's show
March 8 | African Drums
Learn some new dance moves and pick up a new beat in our most hands-on show of the year! Andy Jones from Djembe Direct & and the African Heartwood project brings his large collection of drums to share with the audience. Come up on stage and learn some dance moves from West Africa and beat the dozens of different types of drums! 
April 12 | Mama's Wranglers
Returning to the Ring Around the Rose stage for the third time, this family of fiddlers never fail to entertain. From classic to contemporary country hits, this group will have you clapping & stomping to the beat from the very beginning.
May 10 | University of Utah Youth Theatre
Utah's premiere young actor training program performs musical theatre hits! The students at University of Utah Youth Theatre celebrate the joy and magic of live performance, and radiate that joy through the audience. 

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