Odyssey Dance Theatre announces its Final Shut Up & Dance Season! The last one ever!

When:
March 2 to 12, 2022

Where:
Mid-Valley Performing Arts Center – Taylorsville

Time:
Evening Performances at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Matinees at 2:00 p.m.

Odyssey Dance Theatre (ODT) Founder and Artistic Director Derryl Yeager and his wife, Costume Designer and Costume Production Director Cheryl Yeager, have announced that this year’s Shut Up & Dance Spring Repertory Season will be Odyssey’s final spring offering, because they will be retiring and closing the doors to Odyssey Dance Theatre at the end of Thriller’s 26th Season this fall.

Odyssey will be celebrating by presenting 4 different programs in repertory. This final Shut Up & Dance will truly be one of the most amazing Odyssey Seasons ever, as they bring back some of Odyssey’s most popular and significant works from the last 28 years, and will certainly be a dance lover’s buffet, with something for everyone. Deseret News said, “Odyssey Dance Theatre’s Shut Up and Dance season only proves that it is a company to be taken seriously. Bravo!”

Shut Up & Dance is where the dancers and choreographers get to stretch their artistic muscle and really show off their abilities and different styles in smaller repertoire-style works. Derryl said, “We again stress accessibility but we are not afraid to explore more innovative choreographic styles of movement. The title says it all. Dance is an amazing form of expression that doesn’t require manuals and textbooks to understand. It communicates to all and across all boundaries.”

For all the details Shut Up & Dance offers this year, head to the Shut Up & Dance web page.

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Tuacahn Thriller Auditions

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – THRILLER SEASON! Am I right!?
Get your ZOMBIE shoes warmed up and get over to the Tuacahn Thriller Auditions for Chucky and Zombies. You’ll find all the information here.

Company Auditions Date Change

Due to the COVID-19 challenges we’re facing, we have moved our Company Auditions to Saturday, June 20, 2020. Click here for all audition details.

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Open your heart and consider making a donation to Utah’s #1 Dance Company, Odyssey Dance Theatre!

Dance Utah Postponed

Due to circumstances beyond our control, Dance Utah 2015 has been postponed until next year, 2016. We apologize if this has created any disappointments or difficulties for anyone. We know how much many of you love Dance and Dance Utah.

Please keep an eye out on our web site for news about next year’s Dance Utah at Alta.

Thank you!

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Discount to ODT season

Buy your tickets to Carmen at Kingsbury Hall during the ReduxNut-Cracker season and receive a 15% discount!

The ReduxNut-Cracker

December 17-23, 2014

Odyssey Dance Theatre is proud to present the return of ReduxNut-Cracker! As they have successfully done to other great classics such as Giselle and Romeo and Juliet, to rave reviews from across the globe, ODT will bring The Nutcracker to life in the present day, with the original Tchaikovsky score reimagined and arranged in a pop/hip-hop style!

Imagine Clara, as the young lady whose imagination is inspired by the technological advances of today, is drawn into her smartphone to a magical world where Drosselmeyer drives a DeLorean, the soldiers are actually robots, and the gangsta mice have a hip-hop swagga.

If you’ve been to one too many Nutcrackers, then this is the one you will want to see—a reimagined, updated, visual feast full of surprises.

Carmen

March 5-7, 2015

An ancient story – a modern twist! Carmen, as you’ve never experienced it before, set in the world of the reality TV dance competition, with an amazing mix of music, utilizing the best of Bizet and Contemporary Pop classics. Yes, this story of Love, Passion, Betrayal, Obsession and Revenge is an old one, but mirrored in today’s headlines. Odyssey Dance Theatre’s brand new version of Carmen will be a contemporary choreographic masterpiece!

Shut Up & Dance is here!

This season ODT will present all-time favorites back by popular demand, including Romeo + Juliet and Dance Fever! This year’s Shut Up & Dance will truly be one of the most amazing Odyssey Seasons ever and will certainly be a dance lover’s buffet, with something for everyone! Get your tickets today!

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On March 20, 2014, you can. Thousands of people across the state will log onto www.LoveUTGiveUT.org and give to the causes most important to them. Hundreds of nonprofits and educational institutions all over Utah will receive donations.

Last year more than 6,500 individuals went online to support over 350 causes across Utah, raising $800,000 in 24 hours. The total cost of the event was under $60,000 – including $35,600 in additional grants to the winners of the leaderboards. This represents a 1,260% return on investment.
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