RDT News & Events: October 2016

Ring Around the Rose, RDT on the road, a first-of-its-kind performance with Ririe Woodbury and more!
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Upcoming Events at RDT

October 8
Ring Around the Rose: PLAN-B THEATRE COMPANY

October 3-14
RDT on tour

October 21
RDT at Eccles Theatre Opening Gala

November 8
Ring Around the Rose: TANNER DANCE

November 17-19

EMBARK: A Backstage Look at RDT

"...What does an RDT dancer’s schedule look like? My daily schedule is something I get asked about in almost every Q&A I have ever been a part of...." READ MORE>>

November 17-19
7:30 pm 

Featuring all choreography by Shapiro & Smith, this family-friendly show is filled with humor and athleticism that will have you gasping for breath as you watch unexpected and thrilling moments on the edge of chaos.  

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RDT's Dance Center on Broadway 


TUESDAYS / 6:00-7:15 PM

Bollywood is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based Hindi language film industry in India. The dances are a fusion of traditional and classical Indian dances with the influence of some jazz, bhangra, hip-hop and modern dance. 
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RDT's Ring Around the Rose presents


October 8 // 11 am
Tickets: $5 click here to purchase

Plan-B Theatre Company presents "The Edible Complex"

Created for grades 4-6 (but truly accessible to children of any age), THE EDIBLE COMPLEX is a comedy about ten-year-old Anna, who dreams of being a chef. She is also becoming aware of how her body is different from others at school. So, one day she decides to stop eating, but it’s hard to ignore your Food when it starts talking to you!

Featuring Anne Louise Brings and Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin, designed by Aaron Swenson, directed by Cheryl Ann Cluff.

From the author of PILOT PROGRAM. Funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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This month RDT will be offering Residencies in Wyoming, South Dakota and Washington. 

October 3-6 // Laramie, WY
As guests of the Department of Dance at the University of Wyoming. Public Performance: Oct. 5th, Laramie High School Auditorium.  

October 7-9 // Rapid City, SD
Serving as "Artists in Residence," RDT dancers will teach numerous classes (including creating a new work with student dancers) as part of the state-wideDance Network of South Dakota Annual Conference. 
October 10-13 // Moses Lake, WA
Public performance: Wednesday, Oct. 12th at the Wallenstein Theatre on the Campus of Big Bend Community College, presented by Columbia Basin Allied Arts

In addition to public concerts, RDT campus and community residencies include lecture demonstrations, workshops and movement classes. RDT works with each presenter to help create a residency appropriate to the community.  In Moses Lake, for example, company members will be working with Moses Lake Christian Academy, Ballet Academy of Moses Lake, Othello High School Drill Team, a group of students with Down syndrome, the Senior Center, and Ephrata Parks & Recreation Dance. 


OCTOBER 21 // 7:30 pm

A once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience the first performance at the Eccles Theater. Tony Award-winning performer Brian Stokes Mitchell and “Smash” television actress and Tony-nominated Broadway performer Megan Hilty will be accompanied by the Ballet West Orchestra, led by award-winning conductor/arranger Kurt Bestor. They will be joined on stage by some of Utah’s finest performing artists, including Ballet West, the University of Utah Department of Theatre, Utah Opera Chorus, and a first-of-its-kind jointly performed piece from Repertory Dance Theatre and Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company. This is a "black-tie" event and all ticket holders will be invited to join a post-show celebration on Regent Street.

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