MAUREEN LAIRD portrait
  • Associate Professor, School Of Dance
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Creative Research

  • Choreographed original “Auf Wiedersehen” for the Utah Ballet Spring performances Choreography, completed 2012.
  • Co-Choreographed work “Ease on Down the Road”, for Genesis-Vukovar, Croatia Choreography, completed 2012.
  • I worked as Choreographer for the Department of Theatre's Musical Theatre production of Hair. I created over well over 30 scenes of original choreography and stage movment. Choreography, completed 2011.
  • I re-staged the 1st Act Waltz from Raymonda for the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet summer performance. Other, completed 2011.
  • I created original choreography for The Firebird Suite for the Utah Ballet at Kingsbury Hall. I choreographed approximately 19 minutes of choreography and assisted with an additional 4 minutes. Choreography, completed 2011.
  • Invited to re-stage and coach all female variations from Sleeping Beauty-Ballet West Academy Spring Performance 2010 Performance, in progress 2010.
  • Invited to re-stage and coach all female variations from Sleeping Beauty for the Ballet West Academy Spring Performance 2010 Performance, in progress 2010.
  • Choreographed an original work to Beethoven’s “Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D, Opus 37”, second movement for Ballet Ensemble Choreography, completed 2009.
  • Re-staged and coached classical variations for all advanced female students- Ballet West Academy Fall 2009 Invitational Performance Performance, completed 2009.
  • Choreographed an original work, “Allegro in G Minor”, for the Ballet West Academy. Choreography, completed 2009.

Languages

  • French, Basic.
  • Spanish, Basic.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Costa Rica
  • Spain
  • China
  • Haiti
  • Czech Republic
  • Japan
  • Romania
  • Denmark
  • Greece
  • Croatia