RDT to Fill 20th Anniversary 'Ring Around the Rose' Stage with Dance History & Culture

RDT to Fill 20th Anniversary 'Ring Around the Rose' Stage with Dance History & Culture

RDT's "Ring Around the Rose" 20th anniversary continues with Repertory Dance Theatre on January 13, 2018 at 11:00 am. RDT will present a show exploring the history and culture of dance in a fun and interactive way.

Repertory Dance Theatre will be performing excerpts from their student show VOYAGE, that they will be performing for over 1,500 students at a free matinee event April 3-4, 2018, thanks to the Utah State Board of Education and the POPS program.

The RDT dancers will explore how modern dance has been influenced by the music and movement of cultures worldwide. Rhythms and patterns gathered from Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe, and the Americas connect the past with the present to illustrate how dance can document history and culture and tell our collective story.

As always, the audience will have a chance to participate in the action with an invitation to dance on stage and from their seats. This wiggle-friendly show will delight young audiences as well as educate them on the history and culture of dance.


IF YOU GO:

Repertory Dance Theatre
RDT's Ring Around the Rose
Saturday, January 13 at 11:00 am
At Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center (138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101)
$5 tickets available through ArtTix (www.arttix.org, 801-534-1000, or at the box office)


Ring Around The Rose is a wiggle-friendly series of performances for children and families that explores the magical world of the arts including dance, theatre, music and storytelling. All shows begin at 11:00am at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W Broadway, SLC. Shows are $5 (kids 2 and under are free).

Ring Around The Rose is supported in part by: The Utah Division of Arts & Museums, National Endowment for the Arts, Salt Lake City Arts Council, the Marriner S. Eccles Foundation and the Salt Lake County Zoo Arts & Parks Program.

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