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Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, SALT Contemporary Dance celebrates progression and upward evolution in dance. SALT showcases emerging voices in the field by engaging with rising choreographers from around the world to create original works with a company of classically-trained, artistically-versatile dancers. Through their outreach program, `Creative Escape`, the company teaches the next generation about mental health and physical wellness through movement. SALT shares these innovative works through concerts, master classes, festivals, and workshops to elevate the cultural vibrancy and diversity of their local community, as well as nationally.

Touring Programs/ Video Links:

The Bridge
Commissioned by UtahPresents, this evening length historical work features an original score and turns Ambrose Bierce`s `An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge` into a riveting dance adaptation with universal appeal.

"The Bridge is more than a dance performance, more than a concert. It is a powerful story reimagined through dance and music that speaks to the universal human experience of love and loss." -Brooke Horejsi, UtahPresents

Read more about The Bridge here.

PAN
SALT`s longest running and most popular production - a magical and inspiring reimagining of story of Peter Pan that allows local dancers the chance to perform alongside SALT professionals. Audiences flock to this production to support their local dancers and to enjoy the heart-warming narrative of a favorite childhood story.

Read more about PAN here.

SALT Rep Show
This mixed-rep show features work from several renowned contemporary choreographers and showcases SALT`s versatility. Featuring everything from Broadway jazz to dance theatre, there is something for everyone in this show.

Outreach

Creative Escapes is part of SALT's suicide prevention outreach program tailored to fit the needs of each presenter.

-Modeled after popular Escape Room reality games - students navigate through obstacles and movement challenges while learning critical skills for handling complex life challenges.
-Created for and implemented in schools: served over 16,000 students in 2018-19
-Projected to reach over 20,000 students in 2019-2
-Small or large group settings, 35-45 min run time

"Great concept with a lot of heart. I give them 5 stars & 2 thumbs up!"
- Las Vegas-Clark County Library District

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