The Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center was filled with young pianists last month competing for the top prizes of the Gina Bachauer International Junior and Young Artists Piano Competitions.
We are proud to call the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center home and so do several dance and theatre companies in Salt Lake City. Each year, all the companies come together in a collaboration to bring together audience and artists to support another non-profit organization in our community. This year, we are featuring pianist Koji Attwood for the collaboration.
ROSE EXPOSED, celebrating its fifth anniversary on August 27, is created each year by the Performing Arts Coalition to expose the community to the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.
Each year ROSE EXPOSED features a short, themed work created that day by each of the Rose Wagner’s resident companies: Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation, Pygmalion Theatre Company, Plan-B Theatre Company, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Repertory Dance Theatre and SB Dance. Gina Bachauer
Each company will rotate through the Jeanne Wagner Theatre during the day of ROSE EXPOSED. These rehearsals are open to the public at no charge and require no ticket! Observe the creation of these new works up close and personal. Drop in for 15 minutes, an hour or the entire afternoon! All rehearsals below also involve Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation.
- Noon-1pm: Ririe Woodbury Dance Company
- 1-2pm: Plan-B Theatre Company
- 2-3pm: SB Dance
- 3-4pm: PYGmalion Theatre Company
- 4-5pm: Repertory Dance Theatre
ROSE EXPOSED brings audience and artists together to support our community, with all proceeds benefiting a local non-profit. In 2014, ROSE EXPOSED: HOME, raised $5,000 for The Road Home. In 2015, ROSE EXPOSED: DREAMERS, raised $5,000 for Art Access’s Dreamers Project. 2016 brings ROSE EXPOSED: FLIGHT, benefiting Tracy Aviary.
Tracy Aviary connects people to nature with numerous exhibits that allow guests to get nose-to-beak with birds from diverse environments, local and afar. The newly opened Treasures of the Rainforest exhibit is a large, indoor free-flight aviary where more than two dozen tropical birds fly among hundreds of plants creating a jungle experience in the heart of Salt Lake. The wetlands experience allows guest to wander a boardwalk, shared by black-necked stilts, over open water while white-faced ibis, coots and other native birds search for grubs. Tracy Aviary boasts numerous new exhibits, an amazing bird show, and a landscape that combine to deliver the organization’s mission.