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Virginia Tanner created the Tanner Dance Program in 1937, and today the program continues to nurture an appreciation of dance, music, literature, theater and visual arts in a beautiful home, the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts and Education Complex. The program reaches over 40,000 children and adults throughout Utah each year through Children’s Dance Theatre, the Virginia Tanner Creative Dance and Studio Program with classes on the University of Utah campus and in satellite locations throughout Utah, the Arts in Education Program, the Fine Arts Preschool and French Immersion Preschool, and Dancers with Disabilities programs for children and adults. Tanner Dance is an arts auxiliary of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah and is dedicated to the University’s mission of teaching, research, and service.

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Summer camps and studio classes are filling fast. Choose from week-long camps and 3-6 week classes for a summer that fits your schedule.

Elfwyn’s Saga


Please join Children’s Dance Theatre as they present Elfwyn’s Saga at Sandy Amphitheater on Tuesday, June 20.

daCi USA

Did you know Tanner Dance is hosting over 300 students from around the country for the National Dance and the Child International conference July 26-29? Click here to learn more and join us!

Adult Modern

The adult modern dance class is happening on Tuesdays throughout the summer.

Fall Classes Registration

Registration for fall classes opens mid-June. Thanks for your patience as we work out some system glitches!