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UVU’s To the Pointe highlights Utah County’s contributions to the dance world

The production included choreography by UVU associate professors Mark Borchelt and Jamie A. Johnson, and was bookended by choreography by Jacqueline Colledge and Bill Evans. Each one of these is a major name in the dance world with roots in Utah County.

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UVU’s Mos.A.I.C. basking in competitive success during year seven

Mosaic, UVU’s renowned hip hop company, has reached a large amount of success in their short run of seven years. They competed in their first competition on Feb. 8-10 — and came out victorious.

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UVU talent featured in regional premiere of Broadway musical

The Tony award-winning musical An American in Paris is coming to Utah thanks to the Hale Center Theatre in Sandy. This musical premiered on Broadway in 2015 and is an adaptation of the 1951 Gene Kelly movie of the same name. It features music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin, two of the most […]

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Contemporary Dance Ensemble waxes timely with Ricochet

Ricochet, a spring showcase presented by the Contemporary Dance Ensemble, was held Feb. 7-9 in the Ragan Theater The show boasted a wide array of choreographers. The performance featured choreography by faculty members Angie Banchero-Kelleher, Amy Markgraf, Sarah Donohue and Doris Trujillo. They were also joined by guest choreographers Carl Flink and Kumiko Kashiwagi, along […]

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Lane Swenson – UVU dancer with lofty ambitions

When Lane Swenson was young, he was always drawn to music. He grew up doing theater and choir and was aware of dance, but never considered doing it until his late teens. At 16, he saw an ad for a salsa class and that’s where it all started. That was 10 years ago. Since then, […]

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‘Glimpse’ into another world

Music gives listeners an opportunity to escape into the unknown for a while. This same escape can be offered through dance, only dance guides the mind into a specific area through the interpretation of the choreography.   UVU’s Synergy Dance Team is offering a way into these unique states of mind through their upcoming performance […]

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Insomia Halloween Dance

It’s one of the most popular dances UVU throws and this year was no different. Students flocked to the loud music in hoards, dressed to impress. Pairs of female Marios and Luigis danced to Beyonce. Various kitty cats got down to Ke$ha. There was even a T-Pain crunking to his own songs. Costumes ranged from […]

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