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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....

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...

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,...

(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...

Conner Erickson and Hannah Featherstone perform in Orchesis Dance Theatre: The Four Freedoms Suite, coming April 8. (Source: Amanda Sowerby)

Four Freedoms for Friday

Samantha Bunderson April 4, 2017

In 1941, the free world teetered on the edge of oppression as WWII ravaged countries across the globe. In an effort to rally the remaining champions of democracy, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered...

Orchesis dares to be different

November 18, 2014

Each semester WSU students can look forward to three things: registration, finals week and the Orchesis Dance Concert. This semester's performance will be held Nov. 20 through 22 at the Allred Theater....

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