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Utah Summer Dance Festival
Join us for our Annual Dance Festival featuring performers from around Utah and dances from around the world.
We are looking forward to another fun year celebrating dance in all of its beautiful forms! Save the date: Saturday, August 18, 2018! We will be holding this year’s festival at a new location in South Salt Lake at the Columbus Community Center! Registration is now open to vendors and performers.
Join us at the Utah Summer Dance Festival for all Day Music, Dance, Henna tattoos, Shopping, Music, Food & Much More. 8/18/18 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM at the Columbus Center
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Sunday Dance Workshops held at Salt City Studios 1321 East 3300 South
August 19th, 11:00am-1:00pm
Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something ATS®
Explore new steps contributed by our Sister Studios, and FCBD®. We’ll look at the steps and combos through the “ATS® filter” and you’ll understand the artistry and logic of creating a new step. *Dancers should know the basics of Taxeem, Bodywave, Hand Floreo and Arm Undulations, Shimmy, Arabic Basic, Egyptian Basic, Pivot Bump and Choo-choo.
August 19th, 2:00-4:00pm
Touch the Music
What is your favorite song? What is it that makes it special? What did you feel when you first heard it, and can you express that feeling when you dance to it? In this workshop, Carolena presents a series of drills to help find the suitable combinations and exact formations to match your favorite music. Learn how to let the music push you, giving the freedom to simply respond, particularly when you know the steps and formations, and trust your partners and audience.
Please be versed in the basics: Taxeem, Bodywave, Hand Floreo and Arm Undulations, Shimmy, basic Arabic, Basic Egyptian, Pivot Bump and Choo-choo.
Bring: zils, a full skirt is recommended but not mandatory.
3495 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84115