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Orcheses dancers getting together in a circle.

Breaking the fourth wall

Lexie Andrew, Asst. culture editor November 8, 2022

Val A. Browning Center audience members sat and watched the beginning of an Orchesis Dance Theatre piece when someone’s phone went off with a full-volume ringtone despite already being reminded at the...

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...

Orchesis will return to the in-person stage in November with a theme of “Where Dance Breathes.” Photo credit: Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities

Bienvenidos de nuevo al Browning Center

Lissete Landaverde August 27, 2021

Traducido por Lissete LandaverdeEl semestre de otoño de 2021 se acerca rápidamente y con eso viene nuevos planes para actuaciones y eventos organizados por Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities....

The Department of Performing Arts is planning on returning to in-person performances this fall. Photo credit: Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities

Welcome back to the Browning Center

Caitlyn Nichols August 27, 2021

The fall 2021 semester is approaching quickly, and it comes a new set of plans for performances and events put on by the Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities. This semester is especially exciting,...

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...

Orchesis Inter Action offer a collaboration of dance pieces, choreographed and performed by students.  Nikki Dorber / The Signpost

Physicality creates ‘Inter Action’ concert

Caitlyn Nichols November 21, 2019

The Orchesis Dance Theatre of the Lindquist College of Art and Humanities Department of Performing Arts presented their concert “Inter Action” Nov. 14-16. The concert featured modern contemporary,...

Those auditioning are separated into groups and asked to perform the choreography which they had just learned. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Now plié! WSU dance hosts auditions

Colton Heward January 20, 2019

Students at Weber State University took the stage on Jan. 11 to audition for the Orchesis Dance Theatre’s 2019 spring concert. Professor Amanda Sowerby, who has taught at Weber State for 17 years,...

Tori Nybo preforming Define Me for the Dance Form. (Bella Torres / The Signpost).

Time and space take FORM in collaboration

Cameron Gifford November 17, 2018

Collaboration and choreography was the name of the game in Orchesis Dance Theatre’s fall 2018 production. The production, which ran from Nov. 15-17, was a major collaborative effort between the dance,...

Professor of Dance Michael Hamblin leads the group in the choreography they will perform for their audition.  (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Weber leaps into the new school year with dance auditions

Alyson Johnson September 5, 2018

Weber State students took the stage on Aug. 31 to audition for the Orchesis Dance Theatre’s fall performance and the Dance Program’s Moving Company. The auditions were held under the direction...

(Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities)

Cultural celebration via “Shared Ground”

Kelly Watkins April 6, 2018

WSU's dance theatre, Orchesis, presents their culminating spring show, "Shared Ground," a student and faculty music and dance celebration of art forms that arise from the fusion of shared cultures. The...

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