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Dance: Follow Ballet West on TribReMix, 'Expansion' auditions, and RawMoves' 'Babble'

Published August 18, 2011 6:40 pm

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Follow Ballet West on TribReMix

As Ballet West sets off to perform at Wolf Trap and the Chicago Dancing Festival, dancer Tom Mattingly will post comments and photos on The Tribune's ReMix Facebook page. The Ballet West soloist says he plans to write about what dancers experience while on tour and offer a backstage look at what goes into a Ballet West performance.

Info • Visit http://www.facebook.com/tribremix

Expansion auditions

Bonnie Story and the Treehouse Athletic Club will hold auditions for "Expansions," a program that prepares student dancers for professional or company work. Auditions are open to boys and girls 16 and older, and dancers must have a high level of technique.

When • Wednesday, Aug. 24, 5:30 p.m.

Where • Treehouse Athletic Club, 1101 Draper Parkway, Draper

RawMoves' 'Babble'

RawMoves Dance Company presents "Babble," a performance that seeks to explore the ways we communicate and our emotions when understanding breaks down. Featured dancers are Eileen Rojas, Jennifer Beaumont, Karin Fenn, Corrine Penka, Ursula Perry, Laja Field, Nathan Shaw, Tyler Kunz and Rosy Goodman.

When • Aug. 25-27, 8 p.m.

Where • Marriott Center for Dance, University of Utah, 330 E. 1500 South, Salt Lake City

Info • $15 by calling 801-355-ARTS or http://www.arttix.org

SLC Ballet Children's Academy open house

SLC Ballet Children's Academy holds an open house to celebrate its new facility, featuring new dance floors, a kitchen, dressing room, costume room, lobby, offices and bathrooms.

When • Saturday, Aug. 27, 7-9 p.m.

Where • SLC Ballet, 1164 S. Main St., Salt Lake City

Info • For details, visit http://www.slcballet.com.

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