BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, Off the Map Series, BYU International Arts Festival, presents France, Compagnie sens Dessus Dessous Linéa, two dancing jugglers and 100 yards of rope, February 5-7, 6 p.m. and also a 1 p.m. performance on February 7, Pardoe Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, $7-10, 801-422-4322, www.byuarts.com.
UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY, Utah Regional Ballet, Choreography Design Competition, Jacqueline Colledge, artistic director,” the company’s 6th annual competition wherein innovative and passionate choreographers, emerging through professional, are chosen to experience a three-week residency with Utah Regional Ballet, a feast for the senses and a joy to the soul, February 6-7, 7:30 p.m., Ragan Theatre, $12 general, $8 students, 801-863-7529, or box office located in Noorda Theatre, or Campus Connection, www.uvu.edu/arts.
BALLET WEST, “Swan Lake,” a fairy tale filled with magic, love and beauty, Adam Sklute’s 2010 production makes its return to the Utah stage, February 6-8, 11-15, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. performances, Capitol Theatre, $29-$84, 801-355-2787, 888-451-2787, www.balletwest.org.
BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, “Winterfest,” presents, Theatre Ballet, February 13, 7:30 p.m., LDS Conference Center Theatre, $10 general, 801-570-0080 or 866-537-8457, tickets.
REPERTORY DANCE THEATRE, “Charette,” RDT’s annual choreographer competition, choreographers must create a dance in one-hour, “Iron Chef” style, using RDT and 30 guest dancers for the title of “Ultimate Iron Choreographer,” celebrity judges and audience members will vote for their favorites, February 14, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, $40-$85 general, 801-355-2787, www.arttix.org.
REPERTORY DANCE THEATRE, “Ring Around the Rose,” RDT’s Ring Around the Rose is a “wiggle-friendly” series of performances that introduces children to the arts:
- February 14, Spy Hop Productions/Utah Film Center, explore the fascinating world of film and movies with the experts, watch and participate in filmmaking first hand;
- March 14, The Mundi Project/Gina Bachauer;
- April 11, University of Utah Youth Theatre, Utah’s premier young actor training program performs musical theatre hits;
- May 9, Hatch Magic and Music, enjoy an enchanting performance of magic accompanied by piano and violin.
All shows begin at 11:00 a.m., at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, $5 (children 2 and under free), 801-355-2787, www.arttix.org, season tickets/flex package tickets are $4, and can be purchased directly from RDT, www.rdtutah.org.
BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, “Winterfest,” presents, Living Legends, dancing, music and costumes celebrating the Latin American, Native American and Polynesian cultures, February 14, 7:30 p.m., LDS Conference Center Theatre, $10 general, 801-570-0080 or 866-537-8457, tickets.
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, Department of Ballet, Showcase II, February 19, 5:30 p.m., February 20, 7:30 p.m., February 21, 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. performances, Hayes Christensen Theatre, Marriott Center for Dance, $12 general, $8 students, U. students free with ID, 801-581-7100, www.kingtix.com.
BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, Music Dance Theatre, “Broadway Review,” featuring the talents of numerous Music Dance Theatre alumni from around the country including Broadway veterans returning for the first ever reunion, February 20-21, 7:30 p.m., also a 2 p.m. performance on February 21, Pardoe Theatre, Harris Fine Arts Center, $10 general ($4 off with BYU or student ID, $1 off seniors and BYU alumni), 801-422-4322, www.byuarts.com.
BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, Contemporary Dance Theatre, “Dance In Concert,” the concert pays tribute to pop and rock music legends: Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, My Chemical Romance, Frank Sinatra, and many more, February 20-21, 7:30 p.m., also a 2 p.m. performance on February 21, de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, $12 general, 801-422-4322, www.byuarts.com.
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, Kingsbury Presents, “Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo,” toeing the line between high art and high camp the troupe is an international phenomenon beloved for its parodies of ballet classics as well as modern works, the all-male ballet company delicately stuffed into tutus and man-sized toe-shoes, will delight dance aficionados and newbies alike, February 24, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah, $29.50-$49.50 general, $5 U. students with ID. $10 non-U. students with ID, 10 percent off for U. staff, faculty, Alumni Association members with ID or membership card, 801-581-7100, www.kingsburyhall.utah.edu.