What's up at Covey Center for the Arts in Provo in April
Published: March 12, 2012 12:18PM
Updated: March 12, 2012 12:18PM

Here are some events going on at the Covey Center for the Arts in Provo in April, with descriptions provided by the Center:

Studio Theatre Events

Date Night Dance
7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m., $15/couple or $5 social dance only
April 7, 14, 21, 28
March classes include instruction in Intermediate West Coast Swing and Waltz. Looking for something different to do on a Saturday night? Want to brush up on your dancing skills, or learn some new steps? Join us for our social dance class: Saturday nights from 7:30-10 p.m. Class will be held from 7:30- 8:30 p.m., followed with dancing and fun from 8:30 - 10 p.m. $15 per couple at the door, or visit our website for ways to save money when purchasing season passes. If you want to come at 8:30 p.m. for dancing only, the cost will be $5 per couple at the door.

Fridays at the Covey

Opera at the Covey
7:30 p.m.; $5 or students 2 for 1
April 6

Chamber at the Covey
7:30 p.m.; $10, $8 students and seniors
April 13

Jazz at the Covey
7:30 p.m.; $8, $6 students and seniors
April 20

Improv at the Covey: Thrillionaires (above)
8 p.m.; $10, $8 students and seniors
April 27

Main Hall Events

Chamber Music at the Covey
7:30 p.m., $10, $8 students and seniors
April 13
UVU chamber music musicians bring their studio concert to the main hall for their spring concert.

7:30 p.m., $10, $8 students and seniors
April 4
The nine women of Noteworthy all hail from Brigham Young University. Their unique arrangements and inspiring harmonies of hit singles and hymns has granted them success both locally and internationally. They appeared on the first season of NBC's The Sing Off, won ICCA a few years ago, and have toured all over the world.

Children’s Vision Dance Theater: Emotions in Motion
7:30 p.m., $8, $6 children
April 7
Juggling emotions is part of all our lives. Emotions in Motion presents a unique array of emotions including carefree, bored, happy, silly, surprised, lonely, fearful, stressed, peaceful, discouraged, courageous, mad and suspenseful expressed through mimes, jugglers, dancers, and more.

Mapleton Children’s Choir
7:30 p.m., Free
April 19
Children of Mapleton perform their spring concert.

Classical Ballet Academy: The Land of Oz
7:30 p.m., $15
April 20, 21
The Land of Oz is a symbolic tale of the roads we take, the choices we make, and the destinations that follow. Dorothy is thrown into a colorful world of experiences. Many things seem familiar in this unfamiliar world, but one thing is new: the red shoes. They can guide those who wear them to what they truly desire in their hearts. Which desire will she follow? Only one will lead her home.
The Land of Oz features music by Danny Elfman and choreography by acclaimed contemporary artist Lindsay Folkman and CBA director, Jennie Creer-King.

Center Stage Youth Theatre: Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
10 a.m., 7 p.m., $9 main floor, $7 mezzanine, $6 balcony
April 24 – 28
With "a crash of drums, a flash of light," Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the internationally acclaimed musical/dance extravaganza by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. CSYT’s production showcases the talents of 82 youth from Utah County, ages 7-18. Animated with a high-energy mix of music and dancing from calypso to country western to go-go dancing, this show is sure to be an exciting night out for the entire family.

Shelley Irish Dance Company
7 p.m., $8.50, $5 children 3-10yr.
April 30
The Shelley Irish Dance Company (SIDC) is Utah’s premier Irish dance performing group. Directed by Tina Shelley and Johanna Lambert, the company has brought innovative traditional and contemporary Irish dance choreography to the stage, delighting audiences across Utah. This concert will feature the state teen fiddle and guitar champions and members of the group Firefly, Timpanogas Pipe Band, An Rogaire Dubh, and local championship Highland dancers.

The center is located at 425 West Center Street in Provo, and for more information on events or to purchase tickets, visit their website at www.coveycenter.org