Carnival of the Animals

October 17, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes The music department presented The Carnival of the Animals Oct. 4; featuring the talent of students and faculty in dance, music, theatre and art. The Ugly Duckling and The Grinch were performed along with the major headline performance of the night. The chamber orchestra, dance department faculty and a few dance students performed the first […]

Utah Metropolitan Ballet opens season with tribute performance

October 6, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UVU’s resident professional ballet company celebrated changing its name from Utah Regional Ballet to Utah Metropolitan Ballet (UMB) with a night of fundraising, cake and dance. UMB started in 1981 as Utah Youth Ballet. It later became Utah Regional Ballet in 1984. The company has accomplished great things such as being featured in the […]

How to avoid the Freshman 15

September 12, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes [et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.67″] It’s no secret how easy it is for students to gain weight, especially during their first year of college. The “Freshman 15” is no myth. It is a phrase that refers to freshman gaining up to 15 pounds after starting college. Even though students do not always gain 15 pounds, it’s […]

Take a dance class: Dancing isn’t just for performers

September 8, 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes One of the hardest parts of getting a degree is finding classes to fill the required elective credits. The easiest and most common way to solve this difficulty is finding classes that are enjoyable and seem interesting. Taking a dance class is a terrific way to fulfill those required elective credits. The dance department offers […]

Performing arts auditions: The complete guide for all UVU students

August 22, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first week of the fall semester can be hectic with starting new classes, but it’s also audition week for many UVU School of the Fine Arts students. For students interested in the arts, there are many performing opportunities. Choir auditions took place August 19 and the 21, which all majors can attend. Reed Criddle, […]

Freedom of choreographic expression: Artistic barriers being broken on campus

June 26, 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute The first step to any choreographic process is making the choice of what the choreography expresses. An artist’s mind is never unlimited, but unfortunately society attempts to limit artistic expression. UVU offers an environment that encourages any form of expression, despite the barriers set up by society. An example of this is the choreographic choices […]

Dancing through the summer at UVU

June 3, 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute UVU offers plenty of classes during the summer term, from general education courses to electives. Taking a few credits in the summer may help speed up the graduation process, but there are other benefits as well. This summer, UVU offers five dance technique classes: Modern Technique I, Ballet Technique II, Social Dance I, Latin Dance […]

The new club on the block: Tap Club at UVU

April 20, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Beginning this semester, three sisters: Isabella White Arnett, Hannah White and Alexandra White are bringing tap dance to campus through Tap Club every Friday at 1 p.m. in the Physical Education building. The sisters are current students here at UVU. Arnett currently acts as club president with her two sisters as co-presidents. Tara Jo Meredith, […]

Surge: Not your typical dance concert

April 11, 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Contemporary Dance Ensemble, a UVU pre-professional modern dance company, performed Surge on Saturday, April 1. CDE had a high turnout for the show because, by closing night, the ushers did not have enough programs for every one in attendance. The show featured six choreographers, one being special guest artist Leandro Damasco. “I’ve enjoyed Leandro […]

A night at the ballet: The spectacular performance of Snow White

March 31, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photos by Julie Ostler The Utah Regional Ballet opened their annual spring fairy tale ballet, Snow White, at the Covey Center for the Arts March 10. The Grimm Brothers tale was adapted by artistic director Jacqueline Colledge. The URB is a professional ballet company in residence with UVU. However, there are some dancers from out-of-state […]