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The Milk Dragon


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In this world premiere Play for Young Audiences, two young people journey from a perfect village to a dark and dangerous forest, finding imagination and courage along the way.

Staff

Director: John Newman

Performing Group(s)

Theatre Production

Location

Noorda Theatre

Paulenc's "Gloria!"


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Exult in Poulenc's masterwork of unmistakable quirkiness and vivacity, music bordering on the sacrilegious but gorgeous and soul affirming nonetheless.

Staff

Conductors: Reed Criddle, Cheung Chau, Cherilyn Worthen & Maureen Hatch

Performing Group(s)

Symphony Orchestra, Men's Choir, Women's Choir, Westlake High School Choirs & Westlake Chamber Orchestra

Location

Westlake High School Auditorium

Destinations


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CDE dancers, directors and guest choreographers unleash their collective talents for an exciting evening of contemporary modern dance. Relish breathtaking pieces that push the boundaries of time and space and are sure to bring the audience to the edge of their seats.

Staff

Artistic Directors: Angela Banchero-Kelleher & Amy Markgraf

Performing Group(s)

Contemporary Dance Ensemble

Location

Ragan Theater

Dr. Brian Hsu Piano Recital


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Description

Dr. Brian Hsu, Assistant Professor of Piano at Loyola University in New Orleans, presents a piano recital.

Staff

Dr. Brian Hsu

Performing Group(s)

Dr. Brian Hsu

Location

Science Building Auditorium

Utah Regional Ballet in Concert


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Thrill to our annual repertory concert featuring a Guest Master Choreographer in Neo-classical and Contemporary ballet. Experience the passion, innovation, athleticism that touches the soul of ballet lovers long-standing and new.

Staff

Artistic Director: Jacqueline Colledge

Performing Group(s)

Utah Regional Ballet

Location

Covery Center for the Arts

Ted Buchholz Recital


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Dr. Ted Buchholz, Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona, presents a cello recital. He will be performing works by DesPlanes, Locatelli, Ravel, Debussy, Cui, Stravinksy, and Arensky. Three faculty members from UVU's Department of Music will participate in the recital: Armen Sahakyan, piano, Jayne Galloway, piano, and Donna Fairbanks, violin.

Staff

Dr. Ted Buchholz

Performing Group(s)

Dr. Ted Buchholz, Armen Sahakyan, Jayne Galloway, and Donna Fairbanks

Location

Science Building Auditorium

Dr. Hsiang John Tu Piano Recital


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Description

Dr. Hsiang John Tu, faculty at Utah Valley University, presents a piano recital.

Staff

Dr. Hsiang John Tu

Performing Group(s)

Dr. Hsiang John Tu

Location

Science Building Auditorium

A Choreographer's Showcase


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Our Hip Hop Company debuted in 2013 to spread the love for Hip Hop and the talent of the Hip Hop scene in Utah. This year we are jam-packed and slammed with surprises! Performances by Mos.A.I.C., UVU Hip Hop Club, Utah Crews, Beat-Boxers, Spoken Work Artist and more!

Staff

Faculty Mentor: Ashley Kimsey

Performing Group(s)

Mos.A.I.C. Hip Hop Company

Location

Ragan Theater

Lynelle James Piano Recital


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Description

Dr. Lynelle James performs a free piano recital, performing works by Robert Schumann, Claude Debussy, and Nikolai Roslavets. Part of the UVU Keyboard Virtuoso Series.

Staff

Lynelle James

Performing Group(s)

Lynelle James, piano

Location

Science Building Auditorium

Great American Songbook


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Description

Were you born too late? If so, go back in time and experience the most important and influential American popular songs of the 20th century. Tap your toes down memory lane as we swing between the 1920s and the 1950s, and remember again why these songs have enduring popularity.

Staff

Director: David Fullmer

Performing Group(s)

Jazz Ensembles

Location

Ragan Theater

Dancing Winds


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Be swept away by the exhilarating colors of the Wind Symphony as we thrill to Spring and come to the end of another year of celebrating music. Enjoy a kaleidoscope of music that will dazzle your senses.

Staff

Conductor: David Fullmer

Performing Group(s)

Wind Symphony

Location

Ragan Theater

Giving Wings to the Mind


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A mesmerizing blend of voices featuring music that 'gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.' Plato

Staff

Conductors: Reed Criddle & Cherilyn Worthen

Performing Group(s)

Men's Choir, Women's Choir & Concert Choir

Location

Ragan Theater

Rejoice in the Lamb


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Reverence in the selections for choir and organ, including Benjamin Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb, at the beautiful St. Mary's Episcopal Church and the historic Assembly Hall on Temple Square.

Staff

Conductor: Reed Criddle

Performing Group(s)

Chamber Choir

Location

St. Mary's Episcopal Church Salt Lake City Temple Square Assembly Hall

Capstone Senior Showcase


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As a capstone to their experience at UVU, the Dance Department's graduating seniors pool their resources and talents to create a collaborative concert. The variety of styles exhibited promises that all dance lovers will find something to enjoy. These are among the finest groups of graduates we have seen and their show is sure to delight and inspire.

Staff

Faculty Mentor: Doris Trujillo

Performing Group(s)

Dance Collaboration

Location

Ragan Theater

You Can't Take It With You


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One of the most popular and successful plays of all time; the story pits the highly eccentric Sycamore family against the uptight Kirby family, resulting in chaos, confusion, understanding, and love.

Staff

Director: Laurie Harrop-Purser

Performing Group(s)

Theatre Production

Location

Noorda Theatre

The Boy Who Loved Monsters and the Girl Who Loved Peas


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When a boy wishes for a monster, and his sister wishes for more peas, they get a pea-headed monster determined to be part of their family.

Staff

Director: James Arrington

Performing Group(s)

Noorda Theatre Centre for Children and Youth

Location

Noorda Theatre

Small Plates


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Sometimes the main course can be just appetizers, as Spain has taught us with the popular tapas style of dining. Gorge on our tribute to the tastiest bits of music in the percussion repertoire. This concert is sure to satisfy your musical palate while leaving room to satisfy your sweet tooth with our exceptional dessert bar.

Staff

Director: Doug Smith

Performing Group(s)

Percussion UVU

Location

Sorensen Center Centre Stage

Short Attention Span Theatre


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This theatre favorite features ten 10-minute plays written, directed and acted entirely by UVU Theatre students. Come checkout a variety of stories and a broad range of genres and styles. 'If you don't like it, wait ten minutes!'

Staff

Faculty Advisor: TBA

Performing Group(s)

Theatre Production

Location

exBox Theatre, GT 627

A Story


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Description

Let our dancers enthrall you with spectacular dancing, swirling dresses, vibrant energy, and engaging melodies straight from the Broadway stage. Any concert that leaves you singing and dancing around your home days later is a concert worth experiencing.

Staff

Company Director: Paul Winkelman

Performing Group(s)

Ballroom Dance Company

Location

Ragan Theater

Cosi fan Tutte


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Join us for one of Mozart's comic masterpieces, Cosi fan Tutte or Women are Like That. Two couples put their relationships to the test. Two young men, Fernando and Guglielma, and their older friend Don Alfonso devise a plot in which they will pretend to head off to war, only to return, disguised as passionate suitors to flirt with their fianc's and, ultimately prove that their women will be faithful to the men their pledged to, unlike other women. Mix in a saucy chambermaid, Despina, and chaos ensues.

Staff

Artistic Director: Tyler Nelson Conductor: Cheung Chau

Performing Group(s)

UVU Opera & Symphony Orchestra

Location

Sorensen Center Grande Ballroom

Once Upon a Time: Hansel & Gretel


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Description

The Children's Performing Arts Series has become a family favorite. Audiences, young and old alike, delight to ballets that edify and elevate.

Staff

Artistic Director: Jacqueline Colledge

Performing Group(s)

Utah Regional Ballet

Location

SCERA Center for the Arts