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New Century Dance Project

Infinity dancers have been invited to participate in the New Century Dance Project Festival hosted by Creative Arts Academy on August 19-20, 2016. This is an optional opportunity for any intermediate to advanced dancers ages 10-22.

The Festival is the brain child of Francisco Gella, a dance educator and choreographer who has taught and choreographed throughout the world.  Francisco has brought together some of the finest dance educators to be a part of the festival faculty. The faculty includes: 

Francisco Gella
Independent Choreographer and Educator

Insane Rustem
Contemporary Choreographer

Adam Sklute
Artistic Director, Ballet West

Peter Maerz, Director
Ballet West Academy

Saleemah Knight
Professor of Dance, USC Kaufman School of Dance

Wilson Mendietta
Director, University of Washington Musical Theatre Program

Jon Ole Olstad
Independent Teaching Artist formerly of Nederlans Dans Theatre

Yusha Marie Soriano
Teaching Artist with Camille A. Brown & Dancers

Sue Sampson-Galena
Educator / Founding Director and Owner of The Dance Studio of Fresno

Tatiana Parker
Hip-Hop Performer and Teaching Artist

Nathan Balser
Director of Brigham Young Contemporary

Justin Bass, Ursula Perry, Lauren Curley and Dan Higgins
Repertory Dance Theatre Company Members
The festival offers master classes and workshops on the 19th and 20th and concludes with a festival concert on Saturday night August 20th at the University of Utah's Hayes Christensen Theatre at the Marriott Center for Dance.  Any intermediate to advanced dancer ages 10-22 is invited to register for the Festival Workshop and Master Class pass. All dancers and community members are invited to purchases tickets to the Festival concert. The concert will feature amazing professional companies and dancers, and youth companies from Utah and across the United States.

For festival details, concert tickets, and passes to the concert after-party, and to register for master classes/workshops, please go to . Festival workshop/master classes are $200/dancer, concert tickets are $10/student and $15/non-student, and after-party tickets purchases in advance are $10/person. ​ 


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