At first glance, everything in Salt Lake City, Utah’s Jeanne Wagner Theatre looks relatively typical. Rows of red velvet seats line the two aisles that lead to a dimly lit proscenium stage. Audience members chat in hushed tones as they take their seats. Ushers shuffle programs as they prepare for the show to begin.
Ririe Woodbury Dance Company in “On Being” by Daniel Charon Photograph by Sharon Kain
The son of a painter and a set designer, director/choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot was, it seems, destined to have a life in the theater. Born and raised in Tours, in central France, in 1960, he studied dance and piano at the Conservatoire Nacional de Région de Tours before joining the Rosella Hightower International School of Dance in Cannes.Continue Reading