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Orchesis dancers outstretch their arms while dancing in Unconscious Caged Mind. Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

Moving to the beat of community

Lexie Andrew April 13, 2022

In a small intimate space, audience members are brought together through dance to experience the importance of community in Orchesis Dance: When Movement Merges. The performance was on April 7-9 at Weber...

Dominic Favela, Amelia Martinez and Cydnee Medina use props for Three Deep Breaths. Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

Moverse al ritmo de la comunidad

Marianna Lucia Lopez Luritta April 13, 2022

En un pequeño espacio íntimo, los miembros del público se reúnen a través de la danza para experimentar la importancia de la comunidad en Orchesis Dance: When Movement Merges....

Participants in the Take Back the Night march on 25th Street in April 2018. Photo credit: Weber State University

A night of awareness

ezra striley-weinman April 4, 2022

Take Back The Night, an event held to bring more awareness to and end sexual violence, took place on April 1. April is also sexual assault awareness month, and Weber State University's Women's Center decided...

Human rights activists held flags in support during the march. (The Signpost Archives)

Telling the stories of her

Coby Crisler March 13, 2022

Weber State University's Women's Herstory Month, led by Weber State's Women's Center, began on March 1. Throughout the month there are many activities and events planned that all centered on empowering...

Orchesis Dance at Weber State University presents a dance adopting African culture. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

La comunicación a través de la danza

Marianna Lucia Lopez Luritta November 22, 2021

Durante siglos la danza ha sido utilizada por multitud de culturas diferentes como forma de comunicación. "Where Dance Breathes" fue el espectáculo de danza de este otoño a cargo del Orchesis...

Weber States Orchesis dancers perform dances choreographed by an African dancer they call Zim Zim. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Communication through dance

Lexie Andrew November 22, 2021

For centuries, dance has been used by a multitude of different cultures as a way of communicating. "Where Dance Breathes" was this fall's dance performance by Weber State University's Orchesis Dance Theatre...

2021 Presidential award recipients

2021 Presidential award recipients

Mackenzie Dessin March 24, 2021

Every year, Weber State University and the Center for Community Engaged Learning award members of the community with presidential awards. Their first ceremony was held over a decade ago back in 2007. The...

Scholarships and upcoming auditions for the performing arts

Scholarships and upcoming auditions for the performing arts

Caitlyn Nichols January 15, 2021

For students interested in participating with Weber State University’s performing arts programs during the 2021-22 school year, and maybe even get scholarships for it, now is the time to act and apply. The...

Dancing in the Stream presents new works by student choreographers

Dancing in the Stream presents new works by student choreographers

Kierstynn King January 11, 2021

On Dec. 12 and 19, Orchesis Dance Theatre presented the second part of their Dancing in the Stream performances online. All of the performances were filmed during the weekend of Nov. 12. "Her Abandoned...

Orchesis Dance Theatre and Moving Company presented “Sojourners” as part of the first set of Dancing in the Stream performances. (Robert Lewis/The Signpost)

Dancing in the live-stream with Orchesis

Kierstynn King November 23, 2020

This year's Orchesis Dance Theatre theme was about connecting and streaming Orchesis’s performances, which has never been done before, due to COVID-19.Orchesis Dance Theatre and Moving Company presented...

Jo Blake presents Chloé Valdary for Browning Presents! on Oct. 13. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

National writer and entrepreneur speaks on the arts and her Theory of Enchantment

Caitlyn Nichols October 14, 2020

On Oct. 13, Browning Presents! featured Chloé Valdary, founder of the Theory of Enchantment, who spoke about her theory as well as the importance of the arts and pop culture in life.The presentation...

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