Performance photography by Tori Duhaime & process photography by Hillary Goidell

"Heartland: Studies of the Heart (Part 1)"


Nov 8 @ 5:30 pm, Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm & Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm


Marriott Center for Dance, Performing Dance Company, University of utah

BUY TICKETS:(link below)

Additional Information:

Direction: Molly Heller

Choreography: Molly Heller with the performers

Performers: Liu Chang, Troy Martin, Bailey Smallwood

Music: Michael Wall

Mirrored Sculpture: Angels & Ancestors III (2008): Wendy Wischer

Photographic Collaboration: Hillary Goidell *

Costumes: Stephanie Jones

Lighting: Cole Adams

Heartland is a three part series in which Heller explores the idioms, sensations, associations, and physical spaces of the heart. This body of research will premiere as individual studies in both Salt Lake City and San Fransisco and will culminate as an evening length work 2019-2020. -More info coming soon- 

*Set in motion by a shared interest in creative process, the photographic collaboration between Heller and Goidell documented over several days the choreographic development of Heartland.

Past Work (2015-2017):

"very vary"

Eccles Regent Theater, Salt Lake City, UT: May 11-13, 2017

"This is your Paradise"

Middlebury College, VT: October 14, 2015

Gowanus Art + Production, NYC: October 15, 2015


Movement Research at the Judson Church, NYC: Fall 2015

"The Most Delicate Timekeepers"

Performing Dance Company, University of Utah: Spring 201



University of Utah, School of Dance, Modern Program 


Adjunct Faculty, Department of Dance, Westminster College


Faculty for the Ririe-Woodbury Professional Intensive


Salt Dance Fest faculty and Co-Director


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