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Throughout the year the various classes and programs have performances to showcase their hard work. We invite you to attend and show your support. Below is a list of upcoming Tanner Dance events.

Tanner Dance Contemporary Companies Present:

Tipping Point Showcase: Uncharted Territory

This year’s performance is inspired by “spaces and places”. The company members will present nine new pieces of student choreography, as well as pieces by faculty and guest artists.


Tanner Dance Contemporary Companies Present:

Momentum Showcase

Momentum showcases original choreography by the members of the Tanner Dance Contemporary Companies as well as by guest artists and Tanner Dance faculty.

Date, location, price

This performance is recommended for ages 8+. Please no babes in arms.


Tanner Dance Studio Program Presents:

Ring Around the Rose

The Studio Program celebrates Tanner Dance's legacy in conjuncture with Repertory Dance Theatre's Ring Around the Rose series.

Date, location, price

Children of all ages are welcome (and encouraged!)


Tanner Dance Children's Dance Theatre Presents:

CDT at the Rose

Join us at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center for a performance by the Children's Dance Theatre followed by a special reception for Alumni of all ages.

Tanner Dance Ballet Program Presents:

Nutcracker Delights

Join us this December for our Ballet Program's annual performance highlighting pieces from Tchaikovsky's masterwork, The Nutcracker.

Tanner Creative Dance Program Presents:

Simple Gifts

We hold our Creative Dance showcase each December. Join us this holiday season!

Tanner Dance Presents: 

In Accord: An Evening of Music & Movement

Be a part of our annual celebration of music and dance, and help us support the future of Tanner Dance by participating in our silent auction. More info coming soon.

Tanner Dance Contemporary Companies Presents:

Tipping Point Evening Length "Framework"

Come watch our amazing Tipping Point Company perform their evening length show. This show will also feature dancers from both Momentum and In Motion


Tanner Dance Children's Dance Theatre Presents:

The Umbrella

Join us for an Alumni dance class on the Capitol Theatre stage, followed by brunch, CDT Circle, and our 75th anniversary performance. The show will include a special CDT Alumni dance; sign ups and rehearsal schedule available at



Tanner Dance Adults with Disabilities Program Presents

LEADD Showcase

Every Spring, the LEADD Program present their annual Spring Showcase under the Tanner Dance Adults with Disabilities program.

Tanner Dance Elevate Theater Company Presents:

Finding Nemo JR

Elevate Theater Company exclusively involves actors with developmental and intellectual disabilities, accommodated by volunteer coaches, and is part of the University of Utah Tanner Dance Program.

They will return to the stage in April 2024.

Tanner Studio Program Spring Show

Decades of Dance

Every May, Virginia Tanner Dance Studio hosts an Annual Spring Showcase.