Sugar Space Newsletter                                                                         March 2011 

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Body in Art for Kids
Community Classes
Upcoming Performances
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Body In Art:

Artistic Nourishment for Kids


Presented by Sugar Space and SBDance

Body In Art is a multi-disciplinary arts program for kids that focuses on self-awareness and asks kids to consider the kind of nourishment that is necessary for healthy and happy lives.  The emphasis is on food for our imagination and creative food for our bodies like physical games, visual art projects, dance, and drama.


Each Session includes classes in dance, visual art, puppetry and drama and nourishes the minds, bodies and creativity of all children involved.


Participating teachers include Annie Kenedy, Roger Whiting, Thomas Pope, Stephen Brown and Brittany Reese.


Classes run once per week for 8 weeks.The final class is a performance to which parents and friends are invited


Session 1 Dates (Mondays 1:00-2:00pm  

Ages 4 and 5):

April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23

Session 2 Dates (Mondays 3:30-4:30pm Ages 5-8):

April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23

Session 3 Dates (Wednesdays 4:00-5:00pm Ages 5-8):

April 6, April 13, April 20, April 27, May 4, May 11, May 18, May 25


Price for each Session of 8 classes:

Salt Lake City residents: $40 per child; Other city residents: $60 per child



By calling 888-300-7898.  Spaces are limited. Checks made payable to SBDance.

* The current program is made possible by a Salt Lake City Arts Learning Grant.

COMMUNITY CLASSES   (Groupon accepted) 
Intermediate/Advanced Anusara Yoga with Adam Ballenger
Mondays 5:45-7:15 pm, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 9-10:30am
$10 Suggested Donation 
Contact Improvisation with Dan Schmidt
Mondays, 7:30-9:00 pm
$10 Drop-in Rate / Sugar Space Punchcards and SUGAR FIX cards accepted.

Lifeforce Power Yoga with Phillip Mitchell
Sundays 6:30-8:00pmBy Donation.

Sundays, 5:30-6:30 pm
$5-10 contribution appreciated
No experience necessary. 

Ashtanga Yoga with Micah Jennings
Sundays, 10-11:30am
$10 Drop-in Rate / Sugar Space Punchcards and SUGAR FIX cards Accepted

Yoga Somatics with Sandi Longhurst 

Mondays 7-8:30am $10 

Develop kinesthetic awareness in this therapeutic practice using breath and slow movement to find a deep inner connection. A fabulous way to start the week embodied. No sweat, no shower required before you go to work.

Open Aerial Class with Aerial Arts of Utah (ages 12+) 
Fridays, 4:45-6:00 pm  March 18, April 15, April 22, April 29, May 6, May 20

2011 (Pre-registration is required due to limited spaces, please call or email us.)  $18 Drop-in / Sugar Space Punchcards & SUGAR FIX card Accepted
Gracie JiuJitsu Open Mat
Wednesday mornings 7:00-8:30am 

$5 donation requested.  Please call ahead for class appointment.

Remedy Wave
Remedy Wave™is a movement based exploration offering resources to live life in better balance, to increase the range of possibilities we live within, and practice greater truth in the moment. Be supported in digging deep, reaching out, dancing to the edge and over it, softening into the truth of you, laughing out loud, and communing with the sacred. Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8 pm.  Instructor: Shannon Simonelli Ph.D., ATR, 5RMT.
You can find Shannon on the web at www.5RMT,, & ~ Come Dance!

AERIAL ARTS OF UTAH CLASSES  To register and for more information visit  us at  or call Annie at 801-577-0346

Intro to Aerial Beginning instruction in aerial fabric and trapeze.
Fabric Level 2/3- For students who have completed Intro to Aerial Class or Fabric Level 2.

Trapeze & Lyra Level 2 For stu�dents who have taken trapeze or the intro�duc�tory class for at least one ses�sion.
Performance Lab Students choreograph and perform a solo and group piece. Students must enroll in a skills class at the same time.  (Into to Aerial, Fabric 2/3 or Trapeze 2) 
Aerial Kids and Teens Ages 7-16.  For beginners or previous Aerial Kids students.
Open Class  A great way to try out our classes-  for drop-in's only (no registration required) , $18 per class. Twice a month on Fridays.
Open Gym is offered twice a month on Sundays . For students who want to practice their skills.   

 Upcoming Performances at Sugar Space 

Buy a Sugar Space Passport

"4 for $34"   

Get 4 tickets to any Sugar Space Presented Performance at a 30% discount!  

**Not valid for Self-Produced Events.

Buy Passport 

Sugar Space Presents

Night at the Casbah Curated by Yasamina Roque 

March 18, 2011  7pm-9pm

 $10 in Advance $12 at the Door

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 Souzana HAFLA 

This event will feature  special guest, Souzana.  Souzana is the founder of Raks Souzana and co-director of Tundra Caravan  She is a dynamic teacher and performer, specializing in both modern and classic styles of belly dance. 


     Sugar Space and Slowtrain Records Present:

Alexis Gideon: Video Musics II: "Sun Wu-Kong" 

March 19, 2011 @ 8pm $7.00

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This video art/live music piece is based on the classical Chinese novel "The Journey to the West" and follows the Monkey King through his trials and tribulations. The piece explores and celebrates Chinese mythology and culture as well as hip hop as a narrative form.  


Self Produced Indies Series: 

Jefferson Montoya  

with special guest Jules Morrow 

Saturday April 1st @7:30pm

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 Jefferson Montoya posterJefferson Montoya is a singer/songwriter in Las Vegas, NV. He's been performing his original high energy acoustic based music for fans all over the U.S. ,England, Australia, and Japan. He studied, formally, Opera performance and jazz percussion. 






Self Produced Indies Series: 

Body Logic Dance Presents: "Uncovered"

Saturday April 8th and 9th 2011 @7:30pm   

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Come join us for the premier of Utah's newest professional dance company, Body Logic!  "Uncovered" is a collection of new dance works from various company members, as well as a piece from RDT alumnus Angie Banchero-Kelleher.   



 Self Produced Indies Series:    

"WordPlay" by: The Hive Theater Company

April 22 and 23, 2011  

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The Hive Theatre Company presents "Word Play": A two-night fundraiser event featuring; One-Act plays, live music, spoken word, improv and more. 


Self Produced Indies Series:  

"Babble" Presented by: RawMoves

April 28, - May 1, 2011 and May 5 - 7, 2010 @ 8 pm also May 1, 2011 at 2 pm

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photo by: ChristopherPeddecord


In a world filled with technology, we no longer communicate with each other face to face.  Technology has transformed our daily interactions into status updates, tweets, pokes, winks, friends, and invites - all of which we can turn off or ignore whenever we feel like it.   


RawMoves explores these themes in 'Babble,' a new evening length work inspired by the myth of the Tower of Babel. 




Self Produced Indies Series 


By Melissa Bond

Mother's Day Matinee Sunday, May 8th @ 2pm
$15 at the door  $12 if purchased online
Buy Tickets

Afterbirth is the world premiere of a brazen, one-woman show by award winning author, Melissa Bond. Afterbirth explores the juicy tumult of raising children, the birth of a boy with Down Syndrome and one woman's quest to find humor and humanity in the flying debris of Motherhood.
Written and acted by Melissa Bond
Directed by Jeanette Puhich


Sugar Space Presents:


Dance Theatre & Video by Alycia Scott, Camille Litalien, Anida Yoeu Ali and Masahiro Sugano.

May 12-14, 2011

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The Afghan Project: Flying Dolls by Camille Litalien is a physical theatre show to help raise awareness of women and children's condition today in Afghanistan through theatre and cultural exchange. 


Ovum by Alycia Scott. Ovum,(Latin for egg or haploid female reproductive cell), explores the human - egg - chicken relationship through symbolic, physical, and relational strata. 

1700% Project: Mistaken for Muslim by Anida Yoeu Ali & Masahiro Sugano
The 1700% Project is conceived as a collaborative project utilizing art as intervention. Specifically, the 1700% Project strategically intervenes against the racial profiling and rise of violence and hate directed at Muslims in a post 9/11 era.

Other Upcoming Events/Opportunities

Hula Hooping Workshop with Jaecey Adams

Friday March 11th from 3-4pm $ 5-10 Suggested Donation

Jaecey Hula Hoop

Come have fun, dance, express yourself, and exercise through hula hooping. Learn how to do basic hula hooping, tricks, and then dance with hula hoops. Hula hoops of different sizes will be provided. There will be hand-made hula hoops for sale  that are made by Hoops O'Funn! The hula hoops range $10-$40 depending on size and decoration. Class is open to young adults-adults of all ages.


"Moving Into Wholeness:  

A Committed Experiential Archetypal Journey"   

With Shannon Simonelli

5 Saturdays over 5 months deepening into: The Body, Moving The False Self, Shining The Light on The Shadow, Dancing your Soul Home, and Standing in Self Authority - Hearing your Soul Call.  As always, 5Rhythms� Movement Therapy will provide structure. Discovery, experimentation and expression through art process, guided journey work, reflective writing, small and large group work, and circle talk will hold and build this group process. Some previous experience with either RemedyWave™ or 5Rhythms� work is recommended.

Dates:  March 19, April 16,   12:30 - 5:30


Workshop with DeWitt Fleming


 Thursday March 31st 4-6pm & Friday April 1st 4-6pm

Intermediate/Advanced Level   


Register Here 


Riverdance is touring through the US and Canada and dancer DeWitt Fleming is doing workshops at select dance studios while on tour. DeWitt has chosen Sugar Space as one of the dance studios. We are excited for this great opportunity to dance with DeWitt Fleming. The workshop will be a tap workshop but is open to all types of dancers and tap shoes are not necessary.      

Dewitt Fleming Riverdance 

DeWitt Fleming Jr. is an acclaimed tap dancer that has performed and taught throughout the United States and abroad. New York Times says he is, "a nonstop source of rhythmic variety and surprise .sparks seem to fly from those shoes!" DeWitt has danced as a solo artist with the Lincoln Center JazzOrchestra, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, and with artist such as Wynton Marsalis, Marvin Hamlisch,Christian McBride, Elvis Costello, and Bill Conti to name a few. Some of his Off- Bwy stage credits include: Sleigh Bells Swing(soloist), Dance Bojangles Dance(Bojangles), Highlights in Jazz, and Finnegan's Farewall (Tyrone). Regional: Alliance Theater's Sophisticated Ladies(Lead). National/ Canadian Tours: Cirque Du Soleils Banana Shpeel, Riverdance. He> is the co- host, and also co-creator of the Off-Bwy hit Broadway Underground. In NYC he has taught at Broadway Dance Center, ATDF, Steps on Broadway, Harlem School of the Arts, Queens College, and various festivals/workshops throughout the US and abroad including the NYC Tap Festival.


Artist Opportunity Board  

Sugar Space has a new "Artist Opportunity Board" section on our web site. A place to find auditions, calls for artists, and opportunities within the art community. Companies can post to advertise their auditions by doing the following: Click "post" and sign up for a free username, after receiving an email confirm username and login. Once logged in post your opportunity

and click "submit". Go to Artist Opportunity Board. 

Filmmakers Series 

The International Film Institute premieres their filmmaking program in Salt Lake City at Sugar Space. Four introductory classes will be offered:





These classes are perfect for individuals who want to test the waters in filmmaking as a career or further their knowledge of the filmmaking process.  

Filmmaking is a collaborative process where many different people and areas of expertise come together to create a common vision. Each workshop is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of filmmaking techniques used in real productions.  Hands-on Workshops will include all equipment to be used in the classroom.  Sessions conclude with a Question & Answer period where you can discuss next steps and career guidance.  Classes will be taught by working film professionals.

For more information and to register visit our website :  

IFI Programs   
Kids Programs at Sugar Space
CAP for Kids Creative Arts Explorations ▪ movement ▪ drama ▪ art ▪ music
/Erin Hendrix /801-230-5493 /
   ash2Offering CAP for Kids Creative Arts Preschool for children 3-6 years of age and hour long creative arts classes. CAP for Kids encourages creativity in the learning process for children by exploring weekly thematic 60 minute lesson plans through: creative movement, creative drama, music, and visual art. We provide a nurturing space for children to express their thoughts & feelings of their environment.   and hour long create 
Aerial Kids :  Aerial Silk Classes and Trapeze Instructor Aerial Arts of Utah Staff


Aerial kids is great for beginnners or students who have taken previous aerial camps or classes.  Learn to climb, balance, hang, and swing on aerial fabric.
Kids will learn basic trapeze skills such as knee hangs, angels, and skills sitting and standing on the bar.  This is a fun class where students gain strength, coordination, flexability, and confidence in a safe environment.

Sugar Space Kids

▪ parties ▪ computer classes ▪ ceramics

Sugar Space Birthday Parties
Packages start at $199 and include up to 16 kids, paper products, bounce house, disco ball, balloons and more!

Computer Classes for Kids Powered by Imagine Tomorrow
 Every class combines a fun learning adventure with sophisticated technology concepts in a creative way that teaches your child to use computers as a meaningful tool. Children work on their own computers using custom Imagine Tomorrow software designed for each lesson that adjusts to your child's ability levels. A truly unique early chilhood experience since 1991. Reserve early to guarantee placement.  Now enrolling for our winter session.

 Ceramics for Kids 
Taught by Roger Whiting on Tuesdays from 4:30-5:30. No Registration necessary for this fun, ongoing class.

$10 drop-in rate or 10 Class Punchcard for $90.