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Utah Theatre & Dance Performances

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December 2023

A Christmas Carol Top Venue
Charles Dicken’s Beloved Christmas Story
December 4-28, 2023, M-S, Multiple Times
Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy

Christmas in Connecticut
Musical 2023 US Holiday Exclusive
December 4-16, 2023, M-S, Multiple Times
Pioneer Theatre Company
University of Utah, Salt Lake

Inspire Dance Studio Winter Recital
December 4, 2023, 5 & 7 pm
Peery’s Egyptian Theater, Ogden

White Christmas Top Venue
Irving Berlin’s Holiday Classic
December 4-21, 2023, M-S, Multiple Times
Centerpointe Legacy Theatre, Centerville

Elf The Musical
A Modern Day Classic
December 4–January 6, 2023, M-S, Multiple Times
Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy

White Christmas
Irving Berlin’s Holiday Classic
December 4-21, 2023, M-S, Multiple Times
Centerpointe Legacy Theatre, Centerville

A Christmas Story: The Musical
December 4–16, 2023, M, W, Th-S, 7:30 pm
SCERA Center for the Arts, Orem

White Christmas
Holiday Musical
December 4-23, 2023, M, F-S, 7:30 pm
Ziegfeld Theater, Ogden

Elf The Musical Top Venue
A Modern Day Classic
December 4–January 6, 2023, M-S, Multiple Times
Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy

A Christmas Carol
December 4-23, 2023, M-S, Multiple Times
Hale Center Theater Orem

White Christmas Road Trip
The Musical
December 4-22, 2023, M-S, Multiple Times
Tuacahn Center for the Arts, St. George

Mystique Magic Dining Adventure
Premier Magic-Themed Dining Experience
December 4, 2023, M-S, Multiple Times
Gardner Village, West Jordan

A Who’s Holiday Escape Room New
December 4, 2023, M-Sn, Multiple Times
Great Escape at Gardner Village, West Jordan

JAM 2023 Christmas Follies
Emilee Floor, Salt Lake City Jazz Orchestra,
Rise-Up Children’s Choir & Dancers
December 5-6, 2023, 4 & 7:30 pm
Mid Valley Performing Arts Center, Taylorsville

Miracle On 42nd Street
Holly Jolly Hilarious Christmas Spectacular
December 6–January 6, 2023, W-S, Multiple Times
Desert Star Playhouse, Murray

A Christmas Story: The Musical
December 7-23, 2023, M, F-S, Multiple Times
Draper Historic Theatre, Draper

Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol
December 7-23, 2023, M-S, 7:30 pm
Covey Center for The Arts, Provo

Historic Magna Theatre
December 7-15, 2023, Th-S, 7:30 pm
Empress Theatre, Magna

The Casecracker Road Trip
A Murder Mystery Nutcracker
December 7-9, 2023, Multiple Times
Center for the Arts at Kayenta, Ivins, St. George

The Nutcracker Best
Ballet West
December 8-27, 2023, Multiple Times
Capitol Theatre, Downtown, Salt Lake

Park City Holiday Spectacular and Sing-A-Long
Song, Dance & Skits of Holiday Favorites
December 8-17, 2023, Multiple Times
Egyptian Theatre, Park City

A Christmas Carol
Charles Dicken’s Holiday Favorite
December 8-23, 2023, F-S, 3:30 & 7:30 pm
Parker Theatre, South Salt Lake

The Night Before Christmas
Salt Lake Dance Center
December 8-9, 2023, Multiple Times
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake

Antics Comedy Improv
December 8, 2023, Fridays, 7:30 pm
Dansante Theatre, Logan

Paranormal Investigation Old Town Tour
Grimm Ghost Tours
December 8, 2023, F-S, 7 pm
Downtown, Salt Lake City

The Nutcracker
Utah Metropolitan Ballet
December 9-20, 2023, M-T, Th-S, Multiple Times
Covey Center for The Arts, Provo

The Nutcracker
Salt Lake City Ballet Children’s Academy
December 9, 2023, 2 & 7 pm
Mid Valley Performing Arts Center, Taylorsville

UCA Sandy Fall Classic
All-Star Cheer Competition
December 9, 2023, 7:30 am–5 pm
Mountain American Expo Center, Sandy

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show
December 9, 2023, Saturdays, Multiple Times
Hilton Downtown City Center, Salt Lake

Winter Spirits
Salt Lake Ballet Cooperative with DEXO
December 10-11, 2023, Multiple Times
Mid Valley Performing Arts Center, Taylorsville

Joe Gatto
Stand-Up Comedy
December 16, 2023, 7 pm
Kingsbury Hall, UoU, Salt Lake


Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show
Saturday Nights, Downtown Hilton
255 S W Temple, Salt Lake City

Laughing Stock Improv Comedy
Saturday Nights 10 pm
Off-Broadway Theatre (OBT)
Draper Historic Theatre

The Interactive Improv Experience
Fridays & Saturdays 7:30 & 9:30 pm
36 West Center Street,  Provo

Musical ​Improv Comedy Theater
Fridays & Saturdays 7:30 pm
ImprovBroadway, Provo

January 2024

Monster Jam
Motorsport Event
January 5-7, 2024, Multiple Times
Delta Center, Downtown, Salt Lake

February 2024

A Tale of Two Cities: The Musical
February 2-24, 2024, Th-S, 7:30 pm
West Valley Performing Arts Center
West Valley City Theatre

UoU Live Theatre Production
Into The Woods
February 16-25, 2024, Th-Sn, Multiple Times
Babcock Theatre, UoU, Salt Lake

Updating… December 4, 2023
Adding New Events & Moving Forward

Dance Performances


Today’s Utah Dance Performance Calendar


Utah County


Weber County


Imagine Ballet Theater

Cache County



BYU Cougarettes Dance Team
Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA)

Dance Organizations

Dance School of Utah

BYU Department of Dance
Love Dance More
Utah Western Dance Club
Virginia Tanner Creative Dance Program

Dance Styles

Belly Dancing
Highland Dancing

Utah Dance Companies

Ballet West Academy
52 W 200 S, Salt Lake City
Trolley Corners, Park City, Thanksgiving Point

Repertory Dance Theatre
138 W Broadway, Salt Lake City

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company
138 W Broadway, Salt Lake City

Dance Schools Of Utah

Salt Lake Area

University of Utah School of Dance  Salt Lake

Ballet West Academy  50 W 200 S #200, Salt Lake

SLC Ballet  1116 E 3300 S, Salt Lake

Tanner Dance  University of Utah, Salt Lake

Ballroom Utah Dance Studio  3030 S Main St #200, Salt Lake

DF Dance Company  2978 State St B, South Salt Lake

Desert Journey School Of Dance  1367 Major St E, Salt Lake

Elite Dance Studio  4026 S 2700 E, Salt Lake

Starz Unlimited Dance Studio  3390 W 1987 S Ste. A, Salt Lake

Arthur Murray Dance Studio  389 W 1830 S Suite 500, Salt Lake

School of Dance  Suite #232 1400 S, Foothill Dr, Salt Lake

Silhouette Dance Studio  4110 S Highland Dr, Salt Lake

Tutu School Holladay  6215 Highland Dr, Salt Lake

Utah Dance Institute  799 E Winchester Street, Murray

Ballet Centra  4907 Poplar St, Murray

Studio 56 Dance Center  170 W Winchester St, Murray

Expressions Dance 3381 US-89, Bountiful

Body Logic Dance  783 East Fort Union Blvd, Midvale

The Dance Project SLC  2477 Fort Union Blvd # 105, Cottonwood Heights

Jennifer Hansen’s Premier Dance Academy  1441 E 9400 S, Sandy

Scariff School of Irish Dance  9854 S 700 E, Sandy

Bliss Dance Academy  9844 S 1300 E, Sandy

Dance Concepts  9492 S Union Square, Sandy

Utah Dance Arts Center  9150 S 1300 E, Sandy

Linda Fenton Dance Studio  8715 S 700 E, Sandy

Utah Artists School of Ballet  9333 S 1300 E, Sandy

South Valley Creative Dance Studio  747 E 9400 S, Sandy

Kaleidoscope Dance Studio  10510 S 1300 E B, Sandy

Ladu Dance Studio  10600 South 57 West, Sandy

Utah Punjabi Arts Academy  1887 Rio Way, Sandy

En Pointe School of Ballet  7504 Center View Ct, West Jordan

Utah Dance Artists  11021 S Redwood Rd, South Jordan

Kickin’it Dance Co  10578 S 700 E, Sandy

Local Motion Dance Studio  3668 S Skye Dr C-1, South Jordan

C & C Ballet Academy  10128 S Redwood Rd STE G, South Jordan

Danceology Studio  112 W 13100 S, Draper

American Expression of Dance  11503 S 700 E, Draper

Utah Dance Artists  12896 Pony Express Rd #50, Draper

Jazz Dancer Studio  1101 E, Draper Pkwy, Draper, UT

Wasatch Arts Center  11968 S Redwood Rd, Riverton

Park City

Dance Tech Studios  786 Division St, Park City

Ballet West Academy  6554 Creekside Ln, Park City


The Dance Academy  27 E Main St, Lehi

Innovations Dance Academy  61 W 3200 N b, Lehi

Move Dance Studio  870 N 100 E #103, Lehi

Elevate Dance Academy  3397 N 1200 E #107, Lehi

Jazz’n Place Dance Studio 400 South Millpond Dr C, Lehi

Aspire Dance Academy  61 W State Rd #106, Lehi

DelGrosso Dance  1879 N 1475 E, Lehi

Ultimate Dance Etc 1657 N Guardian Dr, Saratoga Springs

United Dance Center  1513 Exchange Dr, Saratoga Springs

Ballet West Academy


BYU Department of Dance  Brigham Young University, Provo

The Dance Club  983 N State St, Orem

Jive Dance Studio  1752 S State St, Orem

Heart N Soul Dance  3527 N Main St, Spanish Fork

Wasatch Ballet Conservatory  139 S State St Ste 3, Lindon


Jacqueline’s School of Ballet  493 N 1030 W, Lindon

Imagine Ballet Theatre School  2432 Washington Blvd, Ogden

Julie Moffitt Ballet School  2625 N 1000 W, Ogden


Cache Valley School of Ballet  290 N 400 E, Logan

Tueller School of Dance  521 1/2 N Main St, Logan

Dance Styles

Belly Dancing
Highland Dancing

Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center

The Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center is Salt Lake County’s most versatile performance venue. With its three theatres (Jeanné Wagner Theatre, Black Box Theatre, Studio Theatre), permanent art installations, and rotating art gallery, The Rose is a vital hub for Salt Lake’s emerging and established artists and performing arts companies.

Salt Lake County Arts & Culture Event Calendar

Repertory Dance Theatre

Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
138 Broadway, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Hayes Christensen Theatre

Hayes Christensen Theatre - University of Utah Marriott Center of Dance, Salt Lake City, Utah, Modern Dance Venue, Performance, Ballet, Concert Hall

The formal performance space in the Marriott Center for Dance, The Hayes Christensen Theatre, was named in honor of Elizabeth R. Hayes and William Christensen, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to dance and the University of Utah.

The 333-seat professional theatre, shared by the Departments of Modern Dance and Ballet, has 14 rows of seating steeply raked to permit all audience members an excellent view. On stage left is a quick change room, restroom, and a ballet barre with an electric-radiant panel to warm dancers’ legs and feet.

Versatile yet intimate theatre can accommodate various live and unique performances. There’s not a bad seat in the house.

The Hayes Christensen Theatre has hosted lectures, conventions, lunch meetings, auditions, rehearsals, concerts, and live events, to name a few. In addition to the Theatre, The Marriott Center for Dance has space and studios to accommodate every activity.

Marriott Center for Dance
University of Utah
330 1500 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Kingsbury Hall
University of Utah
1395 Presidents Circle Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

World of Dance

BYU School of Dance

This annual showcase includes performances by Ballroom Dance Company, Contemporary Dance Theatre, International Folk Dance, Living Legends, Theatre Ballet, and the Young Ambassadors.

September (Week 3) Annually
Multiple Times

BYU Arts Event Calendar
Brigham Young University, Provo

Ballroom Dance Lessons with Repertory Dance Theatre

Ballroom Dancing , Repertory Dance Theatre, Salt Lake City, Utah, Dance Lessons, Ballet, Modern Dance, ZumbaPerfect date night activity! Couples and singles welcome.

All Classes Taught At The West Studio in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.

Try a new class or an old favorite. Soma, Jazz, Modern Technique, Ballet Technique, Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Flamenco, Prime Movement, African, Hip Hop

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday Classes

Repertory Dance Theatre – Salt Lake City, Utah

Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
138 West Broadway, Salt Lake City, Utah

Dance for the Camera Festival & Workshop

Award winning Canadian Filmmaker, LAURA TALER leads a two-day hands-on workshop

The three nights of screenings begin at 7:30 pm and include:

September 10 – The Next Generation: Curated Student Works
September 11 – An Evening of Award Winning Films by Laura Taler
September 12 – Diverse Works: Award Winning Dance Films From Around the World



Children’s Dance Theatre

Children's Dance Theatre

Celebrate the art of modern dance as some of Utah’s most talented young dancers take the stage! Presented by Tanner Dance Company as part of the Repertory Dance Theatre’s Ring Around the Rose dance series.

Ring Around the Rose is Repertory Dance Theatre’s wiggle-friendly series of performances for children and families that explores the magical world of the arts, including dance, theatre, music and storytelling. Ring Around the Rose is made possible in part by grants from the Utah Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, Salt Lake City Arts Council, and the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks program.
All shows begin at 11:00 am at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W Broadway, Salt Lake City. Tickets are $5 for all seats (ages 2 and under free) and can be purchased in advance by calling ArtTix at 801-355-ARTS.

*Expired Event

Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
138 Broadway, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 355-2787

So You Think You Can Dance

The highly anticipated production will feature this season’s most popular routines and original pieces created specifically for the nationwide tour.

Audiences around the country can now experience the inspirational action brought to their living rooms twice a week on television, live and in person. The dynamic dancer line-up includes a mix of Season 7 contestants: Adéchiké, Ashley, Billy, Jose, Kent, Lauren, and Robert, as well as All-Stars, including, Ade, Allison, Courtney, Dominic, and Kathryn. Also joining is Season 6 winner Russell.

“Now in its’ 7th season, we continue to marvel at the raw talent discovered on this unique show. We are so pleased to share this talent with thousands of fans across the country. It’s also very exciting to be able to include All-Stars on this tour,” stated Nigel Lythgoe, who is a judge and co-creator of the hit Fox show.


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