We’ve created a series of socially-distanced pieces about social distancing, reflecting the innovative and creative energies of the six resident companies at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.

Join us here for the online watch party
Thursday, September 10, 8pm!

Click here to watch the full stream including the pre- and post-show discussions.

Click here to watch the performance-only version.

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Read more in The Utah Review and City Weekly and below.

Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation is represented by Koji Attwood, who will provide piano accompaniment for all performances. In addition, he will perform the exotic, virtuosic, Indonesian gamelan-inspired, “In the Streets of Old Batavia” from Leopold Godowsky's Java Suite.

Plan-B Theatre is represented by the mother/daughter duo of Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin and Darby Mest, who are currently quarantining together. They sing together frequently but have never composed. Until now. “Isolation Lullaby" is about what and who you hold on to, reach out to, and surround yourself with in times of turmoil.

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company considers how intimacy is evolving in a physically-distanced world as they perform to Ottorino Respighi's Notturno.

SB Dance puts its spin on "Là ci darem la mano” (“There we will hold hands”) from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni with dancers accompanied by soprano Rhea Miller and baritone Daniel Tuutau.

PYGmalion Theatre Company is represented by Tamara Johnson Howell, who teaches theater and music to middle schoolers. She shares what it’s like teaching young artists, live, in the world of Covid-19. And she will sing a little ditty set to Franz Liszt's Les jeux d’eaux á la Villa d’Este.

Repertory Dance Theatre offers a slightly irreverent and silly exploration of the romantic and sensual characteristics of personal protective equipment as they perform to Impromptu, Op. 24, #3 “Eros” by Sergei Bortkiewicz.

About Performing Arts Coalition and ROSE EXPOSED

Performing Arts Coalition (PAC) was created in 1989 to garner the public and private support necessary to create a small performing arts center that would serve as a true community facility.

The result, the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, is a tribute to public-private partnership, a home for artists, and a community gathering place that nurtures artists and audiences of all ages.

The current PAC board is comprised of the six resident companies of The Rose, in service to the diverse voices that make The Rose the busiest of the Salt Lake County Arts & Culture facilities.

In 2012, PAC created ROSE EXPOSED, an annual collaborative event staged by the six resident companies to expose the public to the facility.

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