Student Choreographers Collaborate with Student Composers for dancEnsemble

BYU Department of Dance and School of Music students work together to present original work In an interdisciplinary production, the BYU Department of Dance will team up with the BYU School of Music to present this semester’s dancEnsemble (dE). The concert’s collaborative roots started when Monson approached School of Music Professor Christian Asplund and Professor […]

BYU Young Ambassadors to Present New Album During ‘Welcome Home’ Performances

With dancing baseball players, timeless tappers from the movies and hip hoppers on Broadway, “Welcome Home” is a fun kaleidoscope of family entertainment. The BYU Young Ambassadors will take audiences with them as they road trip across the United States in their production of “Welcome Home.” In addition to the performances, the company will be […]

New Video Series to Explain Choreography and Regalia in BYU Living Legends’ ‘Seasons’

With added variations from last year’s production, the production highlights dances and songs from Bolivia, Argentina, Tahiti, Mexico, New Zealand, Paraguay, Samoa, Tonga, the United States and more. BYU Living Legends has launched a new video series featuring the dances and regalia performed and worn in the “Seasons” production. “Seasons” will run from Feb. 23-24 […]

BYU Contemporary Dance Theatre Highlights Spatial Design in ‘CDT in Concert’

BYU Contemporary Dance Theatre (CDT) will honor the late Caroline Prohosky, a retired faculty member and former CDT director, in their upcoming performance of Contemporary Dance in Concert. These performances will also feature choreography created by students and faculty members. “After losing a battle to cancer in 2016, shortly after her retirement,” said CDT director […]

Musical Revue Focuses on Inspirational Side of Broadway

The annual student-directed revue promises to explore the deeper side of musicals This year’s Broadway Revue, performed by members of BYU’s interdisciplinary Music Dance Theatre (MDT) Program, will uplift audiences with songs from some of Broadway’s most inspiring shows. Performances will take place in the Pardoe Theatre of the Harris Fine Arts Center on Feb. […]

Theatre Ballet Brings Victorian Era Circus in ‘Carnival of the Animals’

This production is not just a dance performance, it is a spectacle for the whole family The circus comes to Provo in BYU Theatre Ballet’s newest production, “The Carnival of the Animals.” Complete with a carnival master, animals, puppets and children from the community as guest performers, this promises to be a performance for all […]

Chinese Students to Join in Performances of ‘Christmas Around the World’

For the first time in its history, international guests from China will join IFDE on stage for their annual Christmas concert The International Folk Dance Ensemble will kick off the Christmas season with their production of “Christmas Around the World.” This year, the folk dancers will be joined by dancers and musicians from the Minzu […]

Ballet Showcase Redefines Classical and Contemporary Dance

Choreographed by faculty and personalized by the dancers, the showcase will feature variations of ballet styles New forms and approaches will be illuminated in this year’s production of Ballet Showcase, manifesting the new direction the world of ballet has been heading in recent years. Put on by the BYU Department of Dance, the showcase will […]

dancEnsemble Returns to its Roots this November

New artistic director brings back full visionary reign to student choreographers The BYU Department of Dance will highlight the classic creative process in three dancEnsemble (dE) performances from Nov. 10-11. A new dE performance is expected every semester, however, this semester’s production returns to traditional origins by giving full creative freedom to the dancers. Karlee […]

Department of Dance Kicks Off Fall Semester With BYU DANCE in Concert Performances

Once a year concert to feature five groups presenting dance styles from Ballroom to World Dance to CDT. The BYU Department of Dance will take the stage this September opening their season with four BYU DANCE in Concert performances. This is a once a year opportunity where all five performing groups join together to produce one […]