DANCERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DANCERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) New York City police to subway acrobats: Sit down http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58137171-68/acrobats-police-subway-york.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58137171-68/acrobats-police-subway-york.html.csp">New York City police to subway acrobats: Sit down</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER PELTZ and TOM HAYS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T08:24:02.941-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 08:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The underground acrobats who flip, somersault and pole-dance among New York City subway riders as trains roll are drawing a new audience — police officers. The New York Police Department is cracking down on the subway showmen who use the tight quarters of the nation’s busiest transit system as moving stages for impromptu — and illegal — pass-the-hat performances. More than 240 people have been arrested on misdemeanors related to acrobatics so far this year, compared with fewer than 40...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581371712014-07-01T08:24:02.941-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T08:24:02.941-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137171@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:24:02 MDT Utah Arts Festival drums up a dance commission from Ballet West’s Christopher Ruud http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58105088-223/festival-arts-ruud-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58105088-223/festival-arts-ruud-utah.html.csp">Utah Arts Festival drums up a dance commission from Ballet West’s Christopher Ruud</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="2014-06-26T09:10:08.617-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 09:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Every morning, choreographer Christopher Ruud texts the cast of his new ballet, “DRUM,” with the daily schedule and a cryptic forecast of the challenges to come — “Day Two: I am so sore,” “Day Three: You’re Screwed.” Ruud’s charisma and comic flair are only part of what drew the cast of nine professional ballet dancers to his physically risky creative vision. His artistic clout, bolstered by 16 years with Ballet West and a short but burgeoning list of choreographic successes, has put him on a lo...</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> 58105088@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 09:10:08 MDT Review: With ‘The Pushers,’ SB Dance comes out of the closet in vivid fashion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57967779-223/dance-piece-audience-pushers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57967779-223/dance-piece-audience-pushers.html.csp">Review: With ‘The Pushers,’ SB Dance comes out of the closet in vivid fashion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Daisy Blake</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T10:39:15.843-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 10:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Intimacy, humor and technical panache combine in SB Dance’s “The Pushers,” a modern and mature exploration of the closets we all find ourselves in and how we get out. Inspired by “Just Kids,” a book by singer-songwriter Patti Smith that describes her and photographer Robert Mapplethorpe’s artistic and sexual awakening, the piece blends dance, theater and video projection into what the company’s artistic director, Stephen Brown, calls a “dance circus spectacle for curious minds.” The original pie...</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> 57967779@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:39:15 MDT Tuesday on TV: Utah dancers audition on 'America's Got Talent' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58023621-63/dancers-abc-america-formation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58023621-63/dancers-abc-america-formation.html.csp">Tuesday on TV: Utah dancers audition on 'America's Got Talent'</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-03T15:40:01.767-06:00">Updated Jun 3, 2014 03:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Auditions continue on America's Got Talent, and a troupe of Utah dancers is scheduled to appear in tonight's episode (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5).The Center Stage Junior Formation team from Orem - made up of 14 dancers between the ages of 13-18 - will perform in ballroom formation.This sounds like it might be something judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, Keidi Klum and Howard Stern might like ... but we'll find out tonight.Elsewhere on TV ...Extreme Weight Loss (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A 255-lb. 52-year-old single m...</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> 58023621@www.sltrib.com Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:40:01 MDT