Strata (Winter 2018)

An Evening of Choreography by Alwin Nikolais

February 2-3, 2018 | 7:30 pm 

Moving Parts Family Series

Elements/Elementos: February 3, 2018 | 1:00pm

Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre
50 West 200 South | Salt Lake City, Utah | 84101
Tickets (evening show): $35 / $15 Student/Senior
Family Matinée: $10 or 5 for $45
For Season or Individual Tickets call 801-355-ARTS or visit

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company is proud to present STRATA an evening of choreography by Alwin Nikolais, a groundbreaking American choreographer of the twentieth century. Nikolais created unique, multi-media dances that continue to be an inspiration for companies such as the Blue Man Group, Cirque du Soleil, Pilobolus, and Momix. Discover the exhilarating work of this Master of American Dance. Strata features Crucible, Tensile Involvement, Gallery and Mechanical Organ.  

"Performed with exemplary precision by the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company" -- ROSYLN SULCAS, New York Times

MOVING PARTS FAMILY SERIES: A wiggle-friendly one-hour MATINEE narrated in both English and Spanish. ELEMENTS/ELEMENTOS offers wonderfully colorful, vibrant, inspring and educational dances about different elements that exist in our world. The program includes Physalia (1977), a recreation of the alluringly organic work, originally choreographed by Pilobolus co-founders Moses Pendleton and Alison Chase.  Also included is the You and The Space Between (2014) which utilizes a live video feed that defies gravity in a mesmerizing exploration of space and time - a returning favorite by Company alum Miguel Azcue. As part of building an inclusive and diverse arts community in Utah, the Company will have Spanish narration in addition to English narration this season. 1pm on Saturday, February 3rd.


Additional ways to enjoy Strata: February 2, 2018 - Opening Night Reception, 6:30pm 

Season Ticket holders are invited to an exclusive pre-performance opening night reception. Join the ultimate trendsetters of dance for pre-performance drinks / treats / good times, then watch the performance from the best seats in the house! Purchase Season Tickets HERE

February 3, 2018 Closing Night Party catered and hosted by Carnegie's Public House

Celebrate the successful run of Strata at a special post-performance Closing Night Party. Mix-and-mingle with the Ririe-Woodbury Dancers and enjoy delicious food, and fresh, hand crafted cocktails at Carnegie's Public House at the Peery Hotel, 110 West Broadway, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84101