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RIRIE-WOODBURY’S `CIRCLE CYCLE’ IS A SHOW FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

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The Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company continues its 30th anniversary season with "Circle Cycle," a show for the whole family, at the Capitol Theatre.

Matinee performances for schoolchildren will take place Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 10 a.m.; Thursday, Feb. 3, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; and Friday, Feb. 4, at 10 a.m. These matinees will reach approximately 7,000 schoolchildren, preschool to high school. Funding from the Utah State Board of Education and corporate, foundation and private contributions make these performances possible at a minimum fee of $2 per student. For information, call 328-1062.Public performances will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, and Saturday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $7 to $14, with student, senior and group discounts available. Call 355-ARTS for tickets.

"Circle Cycle" revolves around the positive experiences with teachers in our lives. The program involves narration by Joan Woodbury, music, slides and changes in costume. Woodbury, Shirley Ririe and Xan Johnson, theater professor at the University of Utah, collaborated, with slides by Kenvin Lyman, original score by Jon Scoville, lighting by Nicholas Cavallaro and costumes by Marina Harris.

Following the weekend performances, Ririe-Woodbury will host a carnival sundae party, including a sundae bar, mimes, clowns and photographs with the dancers. Party tickets are $3 for adults, $2 for children, available at the time of the performances.