Free Master Classes at TCD


Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company is Utah's most established institution for contemporary dance. The Company actively embraces and commissions the work of contemporary choreographers, tours worldwide, and develops dynamic education and community outreach programming. Through performance and educational undertakings, the Company pursues its mission to make dance a viable part of everyone’s life whether it be as creators, performers, dance educators, critics, or as participating audience members. Under the Artistic Director, Daniel Charon, the Company is committed to building upon the vision of its founders, and 53 years of history, as it continues to evolve as an important voice for innovation in contemporary dance and dance education.

Free Master Classes at The Dance Center Open to all local dancers

For the intermediate students, ages 9~12: 4:30pm-6pm, Friday, Oct 27

Teachers- Dan Mont-Eton, Mary Lyn Graves, and Megan McCarthy
This intermediate class will focus on improvisation through physical sensation, listening, and choice making. Guided by teachers, dancers will awaken their bodies and minds while engaging themselves, the other dancers, and the space around them.

For the advanced students, age 13 & up: 6:15pm-8pm, Friday, Oct 27

Teachers- Melissa Younker, Bashaun Williams, and Yebel Gallegos
With a focus on alignment and musicality, this class will guide you through technical principles while layering challenges to improve improvisation and partnering fundamentals.

Jordan Reed, Guest Artist at The Dance Center
Performance at the
Ellen Theater
Saturday, Oct 28, 7:30 PM