MARY ANN WALTON LEE portrait
  • Director, Tanner Dance, College Of Fine Arts
  • Director, Tanner Dance Program
  • Associate Professor (Lecturer), School Of Dance
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Professional Service

  • Madeleine Festival for Arts and Humanities. Board Member. 01/2016 - 12/2016. 01/01/2016 - 12/31/2019
  • Madeleine Cathedral Arts and Humanities. Board Member. 01/2011 - 12/2011
  • Madeleine Cathedral Arts and Humanities Board. Board Member. 09/1998 - 12/2010

Internal Service

  • Arts Education Committee. Member, 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014. College service.
  • Youth Arts Division. Member, 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014. College service.
  • Arts Education Committee. Member, 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013. College service.
  • Youth Arts Division. Member, 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013. College service.
  • President's Campaign Cabinet. Member, 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013. University service.
  • Youth Arts Division. Member, 01/01/2012 - 12/31/2012. College service.
  • President's Campaign Cabinet. Member, 01/01/2012 - 12/31/2012. University service.
  • Arts Education Committee. Member, 01/01/2012 - 12/31/2012. College service.
  • President's Campaign Cabinet. Member, 01/2011 - 12/2011. University service.
  • Youth Arts Division. Member, 01/01/2011 - 12/31/2011. College service.
  • Arts Education Committee. Member, 01/01/2011 - 12/31/2011. College service.
  • Youth Arts Division. Member, 01/2010 - 12/2010. College service.
  • Arts Education Committee to evaluate the FA 4000 course. Member, 01/2010 - 12/2010. College service.

Community Partnership

  • Tanner Dance Arts In Education Program K-6 Elementary Schools: Adelaide, Arcadia, Beacon Heights, Bonneville, Burch Creek, Circleville, Douglas Orchard, Early Light Academy, Eastlake/Golden Fields, Eastwood, Edison, Ensign, Granger, Guadalupe School, Highland Park, Jeremy Ranch, McPolin, Mill Creek, Morningside, Oakridge, Oakwood, Parley's Peak, , Trailside, Uintah, Vista, Washington Community Centers: The Christmas Box House, YWCA. 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021
  • 2019 Public Performances at Kingsbury Hall of A Collection of Treasures: Friday, May 10, 2019; 7:30 pm, Saturday, May 11 10:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 4:00 pm. , 05/12/2018 - 05/12/2018. Hours Served: --. 05/10/2019 - 05/11/2019
  • Tanner Dance Arts In Education Program: Adelaide, Beacon Heights, Bonneville, Carl Sandburg, Eagle View, Early Light Academy, Eastwood, Eastlake, Granger, Guadalupe School, Highland Park, Indian Hills, Morningside, Oakridge, The Christmas Box House, Uintah, Wasatch Canyons Behavioral Health, Washington, Westbrook elementary schools, YWCA. 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019
  • 2019 Free Public & School Matinee Performances of The Dancing Man: Capitol Theatre, March 21-22, Public Performances, March 22-23, Sandy Amphitheater, June 18, 2019, Utah Arts Festival, June 22, 2019, Val A Browning Center, Weber University, September 20, 2019. 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019
  • Christmas Box Summer Camp. 08/10/2015 - 08/14/2015
  • Tanner Dance Program Arts in Education Side-by-Side Residencies, 2015 Adelaide Elementary, Bountiful Beacon Heights Elementary, Salt Lake City Bonneville Elementary, Salt Lake City Carl Sandburg Elementary, West Valley City The Christmas Box House, Salt Lake City Early Light Academy, Riverton Guadalupe School, Salt Lake City Highland Park Elementary, Salt Lake City Hillside Middle School, Salt Lake City Indian Hills Elementary, Salt Lake City Granger Elementary, West Valley City Lincoln Elementary, Salt Lake City Morningside Elementary, Salt Lake City Oakridge Elementary, Salt Lake City Open Classroom, Salt Lake City Rowland Hall, Salt Lake City Uintah Elementary, Salt Lake City Washington Elementary, Salt Lake City Westbrook Elementary, Salt Lake City . 08/01/2015 - 06/01/2016
  • 2015 Free Public & School Matinee Performances Crumb and the Pirates, Val A. Browning Center, October 6, 2015, 10:00 am and 12:30 pm Crumb and the Pirates, Sandy Amphitheater, June 23, 2015, 10:00 am and 8:00 pm Crumb and the Pirates, Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City, UT, April 23, 2015 Crumb and the Pirates, Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City, UT, April 23, 2015, 10:00 am and 12:30 pm Crumb and the Pirates, Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City, UT, April 24, 2015, 10:00 am. 04/23/2015 - 10/06/2015
  • Children's Dance Theatre Lecture Demonstrations: Kauri Sue Hamilton Elementary (Jordan): 1/16/2015 Larsen Elementary (Nebo): 1/30/2015 Wasatch Elementary (SLC): 2/20/2015 Canyon Rim Academy (Charter): 3/6/2015 Cedar Valley Elementary (Alpine): 3/13/2015 . 01/16/2015 - 03/13/2015
  • 2015 Dancers with Disabilities Services University of Utah Tanner Dance Studio Brigham City Satellite Class Garden Terrace Alzheimer's Care Center Beacon Heights Elementary (Salt Lake) Carl Sandberg Elementary (West Valley) Early Light Academy (Salt Lake) Granger Elementary (West Valley) Guadalupe School (Salt Lake) Highland Park Elementary (Salt Lake) Millcreek Elementary (Salt Lake) Oakridge Elementary (Salt Lake) Westbrook Elementary (Salt Lake) . 01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute Wellness Center partnership with Tanner Dance. 01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015
  • Christmas Box Summer Camp. 07/01/2014 - 07/03/2014
  • 2014 Lecture Demonstrations Copperview Elementary (Canyons): 1/31/2014 Copper Canyon Elementary (Jordan): 2/21/2014 Kaysville Elementary (Davis): 4/11/2014 . 01/31/2014 - 04/11/2014
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute Wellness Center partnership with Tanner Dance. 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014
  • 2014 Dancers with Disabilities Services Beacon Heights Elementary (Salt Lake) 01/2014-05/2014 Garden Terrace Alzheimer's Care Center (yearlong) Highland Park Elementary (Salt Lake) 01/2014-05/2014 University of Utah Tanner Dance Studio (yearlong). 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014
  • 2014 Side-by-Side Dance Residencies Beacon Heights Elementary (Salt Lake) Bonneville Elementary (Salt Lake) Brookwood Elementary (Canyons) Christmas Box Elementary (Granite) Early Light Academy Elementary (Charter) Highland Park Elementary (Salt Lake) Lincoln Elementary (Salt Lake) Mill Creek Elementary (Granite) Morningside Elementary (Granite) Oakridge Elementary (Granite) Open Classroom Elementary (Charter) Uintah Elementary (Salt Lake) Westbrook Elementary (Granite) Woodrow Wilson Elementary (Granite) . 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014
  • 2014 Free Public & School Matinee Performances The Three Questions, Free Evening Public Performance, Capitol Theatre, 3/26/2014 The Three Questions School Matinee, Capitol Theatre, 10 a.m., 3/27/2014 The Three Questions School Matinee, Capitol Theatre, 12:30 p.m., 3/27/2014 The Three Questions School Matinee, Capitol Theatre, 10 a.m., 3/28/2014 The Journey, Kingsbury Hall, 5/10/2014 The Three Questions, School Matinee, Sandy Amphitheater, 10 a.m., 6/24/2014 The Three Questions Free Evening Public Performance, Sandy Amphitheater, 6/24/2014 The Three Questions School Matinee, Weber State University, Ogden School District Schools, 10:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m., 9/12/2014 Dance Is, Rose Wagner, 11/8/2014 . 01/01/2014 - 11/08/2014
  • Christmas Box Summer Camp. 06/2013 - 06/28/2013
  • 2013 Free Public & School Matinee Performances The Snow Queen Free Evening Public Performance, Capitol Theatre, 3/27/2013 The Snow Queen School Matinee, Capitol Theatre, 10 a.m., 3/28/2013 The Snow Queen School Matinee, Capitol Theatre, 12:30 p.m., 3/28/2013 The Snow Queen School Matinee, Capitol Theatre Apple-Pip, 10 a.m., 3/29/2013 The Snow Queen, School Matinee, Sandy Amphitheater, 10 a.m., 6/18/2013 The Snow Queen Free Evening Public Performance, Sandy Amphitheater, 6/18/2013 The Snow Queen School Matinee, Weber State University, Ogden School District Schools, 10:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m., 9/27/2013. 03/27/2013 - 09/27/2013
  • 2013 Lecture Demonstrations Silver Hills Elementary (Granite): 1/25/2013 Foothills Elementary (Jordan): 2/8/2013 East Sandy Elementary (Canyons): 4/12/2013 Ashman Elementary (Sevier): 4/17/2013 Washington Elementary (Salt Lake City): 12/6/2013 North Star Elementary (Salt Lake City): 12/13/2013 . 01/25/2013 - 12/13/2013
  • 2013 Side-by-Side Dance Residencies Beacon Heights (Salt Lake) Bonneville (Salt Lake) Brookwood (Canyons) Christmas Box House (Granite) Early Light Academy (Charter) Highland Park (Salt Lake) Lincoln (Salt Lake) Morningside (Granite) Oakridge (Granite) Open Classroom (Charter) Uintah (Salt Lake) Woodrow Wilson (Granite) . 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute Wellness Center partnership with Tanner Dance. 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013
  • 2013 Dancers with Disabilities Services Beacon Heights Elementary (Salt Lake) 09/2013-05/2013 Garden Terrace Alzheimer's Care Center (yearlong) Highland Park Elementary (Salt Lake) 09/2013-05/2013 University of Utah Tanner Dance Studio (yearlong). 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013
  • Christmas Box Summer Camp . 06/05/2012 - 06/07/2012
  • 2012 Lecture/Demonstrations Parkview Elementary (Salt Lake City): 1/20/12 Orchard Elementary (Davis): 2/3/12 Hayden Peak Elementary (Jordan): 2/24/12 Pleasant Green Elementary (Granite): 4/13/12 . 01/20/2012 - 04/13/2012
  • 2012 Side-by-Side Dance Residencies Beacon Heights Elementary (Salt Lake) Bonneville Elementary (Salt Lake) Brookwood Elementary (Canyons) The Christmas Box House (Granite) Early Light Academy (Jordan) Highland Park Elementary (Salt Lake) Lincoln Elementary (Salt Lake) Morningside Elementary (Granite) Oakridge Elementary (Granite) Open Classroom (Salt Lake) Uintah Elementary (Salt Lake) Woodrow Wilson Elementary (Granite) . 01/2012 - 05/2012
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute Wellness Center partnership with Tanner Dance. 01/01/2012 - 12/31/2012
  • 2012 Dancers with Disabilities Services Beacon Heights Elementary (Salt Lake) 09/2012-05/2012 Garden Terrace Alzheimer's Care Center (yearlong) Highland Park Elementary (Salt Lake) 09/2012-05/2012 University of Utah Tanner Dance Studio (yearlong) . 01/01/2012 - 12/31/2012
  • 2012 Free Public & School Matinee Performances The Apple-Pip Princess Free Evening Public Performance, Capitol Theatre, 3/28/2012 The Apple-Pip Princess School Matinee, Capitol Theatre, 10 a.m., 3/29/2012 The Apple-Pip Princess School Matinee, Capitol Theatre, 12:30 p.m., 3/29/2012 The Apple-Pip Princess School Matinee, Capitol Theatre Apple-Pip, 10 a.m., 3/30/2012 The Apple-Pip Princess, School Matinee, Sandy Amphitheater, 10 a.m., 6/19/2012 The Apple-Pip Princess Free Evening Public Performance, Sandy Amphitheater, 6/19/2012 The Apple-Pip Princess School Matinee, Weber State University, Ogden School District Schools, 10:00 a.m., 9/21/2012 The Apple-Pip Princess School Matinee, Weber State University, Weber Schoool District Schools, 12:30 p.m., 9/21/2012 . 01/01/2012 - 12/31/2012
  • Ogden & Weber School Matinee Performances (a.m. & p.m.). 09/30/2011 - 09/30/2011
  • Sandy School Matinee (a.m.) & Free Public Performance (evening). 06/21/2011 - 06/21/2011
  • The Christmas Box House Summer Camp. 06/05/2011 - 06/07/2011
  • Lecture/Demonstration Odyssey Elementary, Ogden District. 05/13/2011 - 05/13/2011
  • Lecture/Demonstration East Lake Elementary, Jordan District. 04/01/2011 - 04/01/2011
  • School Matinee Performances & Free Public Performance, Capitol Theatre. 03/23/2011 - 03/25/2011
  • Lecture/Demonstraion Terra Linda Elementary, Jordan District. 01/21/2011 - 01/21/2011
  • Arts in Education Side-by-Side Residency Sites Beacon Heights Elementary, Salt Lake Bonneville Elementary, Salt Lake Brookwood Elementary, Canyons Early Light Academy, Charter Highland Park Elementary, Salt Lake Howard R. Driggs Elementary, Granite Lincoln Elementary, Salt Lake Morningside Elementary, Granite Oakridge Elementary, Granite The Christmas Box House, Granite The Open Classroom, Charter Uintah Elementary, Salt Lake Upland Terrace Elementary, Granite Woodrow Wilson Elementary, Granite . 01/2011 - 12/2011
  • Lecture/Demonstration Syracuse Arts Academy . 12/03/2010 - 12/03/2010
  • Lecture/Demonstration Lindon Elementary . 11/19/2010 - 11/19/2010
  • Lecture/Demonstration Bonneville Elementary . 11/19/2010 - 11/19/2010
  • Ogden & Weber School Matinee Performances (a.m. & p.m.) . 11/05/2010 - 11/05/2010
  • Sandy School Matinee (a.m.) & Free Public Performance (evening) . 06/22/2010 - 06/22/2010
  • Christmas Box House Summer Camp . 06/06/2010 - 06/08/2010
  • School Matinee Performances, “True North”, Capitol Theatre . 04/22/2010 - 04/23/2010
  • Lecture/Demonstration Ensign Elementary . 03/05/2010 - 03/05/2010
  • Lecture/Demonstration Riverton Elementary . 02/26/2010 - 02/26/2010
  • University Neighborhood Partners, Literacy and Dance Workshop . 02/26/2010 - 02/26/2010
  • Lecture/Demonstration Brookside Elementary . 02/05/2010 - 02/05/2010
  • Lecture/Demonstration North Summit Elementary . 01/22/2010 - 01/22/2010
  • Lecture/Demonstration South Summit Elementary . 01/08/2010 - 01/08/2010
  • Arts in Education Side-by-Side Residency Sites Beacon Heights Elementary Bonneville Elementary School Brookwood Elementary The Christmas Box House Early Light Academy Highland Park Elementary Howard R. Driggs Elementary School Lincoln Elementary School Morningside Elementary Oakridge Elementary School Open Classroom Uintah Elementary Upland Terrance Elementary Woodrow Wilson Elementary . 01/2010 - 12/2010

Honors & Awards

  • 40 Years Service Award. University of Utah, 09/01/2016
  • 2013 Mayor's Artist Award. Salt Lake City Mayor & Utah Arts Fesitval, 06/22/2013
  • Utah State Board of Education Achievement Recognition of the Professional Outreach Programs in the Schools (POPS) Organizations including the University of Utah Tanner Dance Program. Utah State Board of Education, 09/07/2012
  • 2012 Performing Arts Award Continuing the tradition of recognizing Utah artists and arts organizations, Governor Gary R. Herbert and Utah’s First Lady, Jeanette Herbert, presented the 2012 Performing Arts Award to Frank Magleby and the University of Utah Tanner Dance Program and its director, Mary Ann Lee. The recipients were recognized at a reception held on September 5, 2012 at the Governor’s Mansion. Governor’s Mansion Artist Series, 09/05/2012
  • Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation. Utah Dance Education Organization, 03/03/2012

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