BALLET - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BALLET News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ballet orchestra features a rare all-female section http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57832917-223/female-ballet-orchestra-trumpet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57832917-223/female-ballet-orchestra-trumpet.html.csp">Ballet orchestra features a rare all-female section</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T17:38:15.589-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 05:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ballet West’s “The Rite of Spring” is notable for resident choreographer Nicolo Fonte’s sophisticated dance movements, but there’s also something interesting going on in the orchestra pit. Utah Chamber Orchestra features a female guest conductor, Tara Simoncic, a trumpet player, as well as an all-female trumpet section. “That can’t be said for many orchestras,” said Adam Sklute, Ballet West’s artistic director. “More importantly, ‘Rite of Spring’ requires a strong and dynamic hand at the podium,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57832917@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:38:15 MDT Review: Ballet West premieres innovative and timeless ‘Rite of Spring’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57817744-223/ballet-rite-fonte-spring.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57817744-223/ballet-rite-fonte-spring.html.csp">Review: Ballet West premieres innovative and timeless ‘Rite of Spring’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T18:58:48.19-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 06:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If good dance is a moving experience that transports us to places we’ve never been before, then great dance is an ambush: wholly in body, hovering inches above our seat, creating a popsicle-cold brain freeze. Choreographer and Ballet West artist in residence Nicolo Fonte transfixed the Capitol Theater audience on opening night of his world premiere of “The Rite of Spring” — not because Fonte’s interpretation of Stravinsky’s 1913 score is shocking but because it is so brilliantly subtle. The so...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817744@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:58:48 MDT Ballet West’s ‘Rite of Spring’ is a rite of passage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57754594-223/ballet-fonte-rite-spring.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57754594-223/ballet-fonte-rite-spring.html.csp">Ballet West’s ‘Rite of Spring’ is a rite of passage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T09:15:28.277-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Who is Nicolo Fonte and why did he jet from Antwerp to New York City, landing in Salt Lake City three days ahead of schedule? Fonte is the guy at Ballet West, stepping it up and creating world premieres as the company’s second-only resident choreographer. He’s back in town this week to finish the last 50 seconds of his “Rite of Spring,” a take on Stravinsky’s infamous ballet score that promises to be a daring endeavor. “I want the curtain to go up and you’re either mesmerized by it or you reject...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57754594@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:15:28 MDT Food briefs: Dumpling festival, Beer and Ballet and more http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57744735-223/utah-april-available-coffee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57744735-223/utah-april-available-coffee.html.csp">Food briefs: Dumpling festival, Beer and Ballet and more</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T01:01:02.302-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">‘Hummussexual’ shirt available Saturday What do you do if you make hummus for a living and you’re also one of three plaintiffs in Utah’s same-sex marriage lawsuit? You create a “Hummusexual” T-shirt. The light-hearted attire is a way for Derek Kitchen and Moudi Sbeity, owners of Laziz Foods, to promote their Mediterranean dips and spreads and encourage Utahns to show support for marriage equality. Last March, Kitchen and Sbeity, joined two other couples in a lawsuit alleging Utah’s gay marriage...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57744735@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 01:01:02 MDT Head under the sea with Ballet West’s ‘Little Mermaid’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57740277-223/ballet-heuvel-west-mermaid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57740277-223/ballet-heuvel-west-mermaid.html.csp">Head under the sea with Ballet West’s ‘Little Mermaid’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T08:19:13.828-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 08:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What do industrial reticulated foam, car roof upholstery and ballet chiffon have in common? They can all be found in Ballet West’s costume shop to create an undersea world of characters for the upcoming family show — a dance interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid.” Ballet West debuted its Family Series two seasons ago with “Mermaid,” and last year premiered “Aladdin.” The series is designed for younger audiences, with earlier start times, a run time of 1 hour and 20 min...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57740277@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 08:19:13 MDT Dance preview: Along the path of Harlem company’s comeback http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57603636-223/company-ballet-johnson-dth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57603636-223/company-ballet-johnson-dth.html.csp">Dance preview: Along the path of Harlem company’s comeback</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T13:12:35.013-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 01:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When the news broke last year that Dance Theatre of Harlem was returning to the stage after an eight-year hiatus, the dance world breathed a collective sigh of relief — all except the company’s new artistic director, Virginia Johnson, who is still holding her breath. “We’re back and we’re new,” Johnson said. “We are the same eclectic and diverse company audiences have always enjoyed but we are now a lean, mean dancing machine.” Johnson is upbeat about the future but understandably nervous about...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57603636@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:12:35 MDT Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet thrives on diversity http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57602282-223/cedar-lake-damiani-ballet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57602282-223/cedar-lake-damiani-ballet.html.csp">Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet thrives on diversity</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott Iwasaki</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Park Record</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T01:01:03.194-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When New York’s Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet performs in Park City on Saturday, the audience will understand why it is recognized as an organization that focuses on cultivating collaborations with artists, composers and some of the world’s most sought-after choreographers. The company will perform three works, “Violet Kid” by Hofesh Shechter, “Tuplet” by Alexandra Ekman and “Necessity, Again” by Jo Strømgren, said Alexandra Damiani, interim executive director for the Cedar Lake Contemporary B...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57602282@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 01:01:03 MDT Dance scholarships ease the stress of cancer for Utah children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57378574-223/luke-dance-cancer-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57378574-223/luke-dance-cancer-lake.html.csp">Dance scholarships ease the stress of cancer for Utah children</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T17:55:55.664-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 05:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lily wasn’t signed up for ballet class like her friend, so she sat in the corner of the dance studio — next to the friend’s mother — and watched as the tiny dancers practiced. The first time the 7-year-old came and watched, Kim Luke, owner and director Artistic Endeavors Dance, didn’t mind. But when Lily continued to come week, after week, she wondered if there was more to the story. There was. Lily needed a place to go while her brother, who had been diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma — a cancer o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57378574@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 17:55:55 MDT