Utah Arts Festival

As you read in the link/article below, Ballet West soloist Thomas Mattingly headed a small dance ensemble for the Utah Arts Festival.  The dancers – Ballet West principal Michael Bearden, soloists Kate Crews and Jaqueline Straughan, demi soloist Sayaka Ohtaki and Ririe Woodbury’s Caine Keenan.   Thomas created a solo for Caine Keenan to Debussy.  Then Thomas danced Le Corsaire Pas de Deux with Sayaka Ohtaki.  The program closed with PRONE, by Thomas Mattingly.  PRONE was commissioned by the Utah Arts Festival.

Sayaka Ohtaki and Thomas Mattingly in Le Corsaire Pas de Deux

Kate Crews, Michael Bearden, Jacqueline Straughan and Caine Keenan in PRONE

-Mark

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