COMPANIES WITH P.O.P.S.
Pas de Deux or partner with Ballet West to provide students with exposure to the
art form of ballet. Programs offered include the I Can Do program for 5 th graders, free student
matinees, in school performances, and first looks for secondary students.
“During those moments on stage there was no distinction between our students who
excel or struggle academically, who have challenging behaviors or thrive socially. Each student
with butterflies in their bellies got up in front of 500 people and radiantly shined as individuals
and as a collective. I was a proud principal today. Thank you Ai, Alex and Daniel from Ririe-
Woodbury for reminding us how beautiful we are!” – Heather Newell, Principal
Description: Bring Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company to perform and teach at your school. This
Salt Lake City based company provides school and community dance residencies and lecture
demonstrations in all rural and urban areas of the state of Utah.
“Collaboration with students, teachers, and the arts professionals from Tanner Dance
continues to bring what students are learning in their classrooms to live in new ways. More
than 300 students from 12 classes participated this year, making connections with history,
science, and other core content areas through purposeful movement and choreography.”
–Sydney Young, Principal
Partner with Tanner Dance and you can provide a highly qualified dance educator
to teach in your school through their side-by- side residency program. Or expose students to
dance through free school matinees, lecture demonstrations and professional development for