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Preparatory Division String Camp, June 20-24, Ages 6-9 and 9-12. Registration deadline is May 20th. Preparatory Division, Tanner Dance and Youth Theatre Arts Passport, June 27 - July 1, Create an original performance work to be presented at the Tanner Dance Building. Preparatory Division International Piano Festival, July 26 - July 29, Musicianship, ukulele, and choir classes. University of Utah, School of Music.

Home in Their Eyes: Images and Stories of Home by Residents in Rural China, Friday, March 25 – Thursday, June 2, 2016, J. Willard Marriott Library 3rd Floor

Salt Dance Fest 2016 brings together internationally renowned dance artists and dance makers Jeanine Durning, Alex Ketley and Jennifer Nugent, along with esteemed SLC dance artists Daniel Charon, Molly Heller and Stephen Koester for two weeks of moving, collaborating, dance making and the lively exchange of ideas, June 6-17, 2016.

Summer Chamber Music Workshop, Matt Zalkind, June 26 - 30, 2016, Hasse Borup, Director, Open for serious string and piano players, age 12 - 26,  School of Music, University of Utah

University of Utah Department of Ballet Summer Intensive, June 20 - July 15, 2016. Join us for an exciting four-week ballet intensive with internationally recognized faculty and guest artists.

Performance Calendar of 2015 - 2016 Season, Department of Ballet, University of Utah

Performance Calendar of 2015 - 2016 Season, Department of Modern Dance, University of Utah

Natural History Museum of Utah 2015 Lecture Series

College of Fine Arts, University of Utah

Bringing the Arctic Home

Last spring, Jody Sperling got to dance on Arctic sea ice. Yup, for real! She participated in a polar science mission, as choreographer-in-residence aboard the icebreaker USCGC Healy. While the scientists drilled holes in the ice sheet, Jody did her own research. Dancing in vast frozen expanses, she tasted the wind, traced the horizon, whirled to her heart's content and, sure, wiped out a few times. Now, she is using her polar research to transport the Arctic to the stage in a dance production at the JCC Manhattan, June 20-21.

Jody wants to give audiences a visceral connection to a disappearing environment. The program will feature the premiere of Ice Cycle (Phase I), a dance expressing the dynamism and fragility of the Arctic icescape, which she is choreographing in collaboration with a team of 12 amazing artists. Alaskan-born composer Matthew Burtner, who's done field recordings in the Arctic (even sub-ice!), is creating stellar music. Jody’s company of five talented dancers, all women, will perform. And the costume, lighting and projection designers will expand and transform the choreography so that the scene evokes the icescape itself.

Currently, Jody is having a crowdfunding campaign for this dance project. For more information, please visit

Link 1 (Indiegogo)

Link 2 (Website of Time Lapse Dance)

Link 3 (Facebook page of Time Lapse Dance)

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