SATU HUMMASTI

SATU HUMMASTI portrait
  • Sophmore and Transfer Student Advisor, Modern Dance Department
  • Dance Minors Advisor, Modern Dance Department
  • Junior Advisor
  • Associate Professor, School Of Dance

Biography

Honors & Awards

  • Dee Grant Award, March 2016 -Awarded funding to bring renowned New York artists Maya Ciarrocchi and Kris Grey to do an intensive 10-day residency with their Gender/Power project, which resulted in workshop participants co-creating an evening-length work combining text, movement and video. 03/01/2016
  • 2008 Center for Interdisciplinary Arts and Technology Research Fellowship, May 2008 -Awarded funding to develop the site-specific interdisciplinary work Ghost Interruptions with animator Lien Fan Shen and computer scientist James de St. Germain. CIDAT, 05/30/2008

In the Media

  • Preview of Group Art Show "Collective Experience," of which I was a part. http://utahculturalalliance.org/2015/03/02/ecology-of-talent-rio-gallery-slc-mar-20-apr-29/. 03/02/2015.
  • Kathy Adams of the Salt Lake Tribune published a preview of the Jonathan Burrows show, that quotes me as a co-creator of the residency. 11/01/2014. http://www.sltrib.com/entertainment/1758558-155/da...
  • Salt Lake Magazine--article preview of Repertory Dance Theater's "Passages" concert, in which the company re-performed a piece that they had commissioned from me in 2010. 03/21/2012. http://www.saltlakemagazine.com/blog/2012/03/21/rd...
  • Preview of Repertory Dance Theater "Passages" concert, in which my piece "Songs I Wanna Sing (To You)" was re-staged. 03/19/2012. http://166-70-33-200.ip.xmission.com/sltrib/entert...
  • Salt Lake Tribune, Overview article by Kathy Adams about Salt Dance Fest, which photo-featured myself, Stephen Koester, and Pamela Geber as co-coordinators of the festival. 06/2011.
  • Overview of RDT's "Mystique" Dance Concert by Scott Iwasaki in the Deseret News. 03/21/2010.
  • Review in La Nacion; San Jose, Costa Rica's main newspaper. 07/2009. http://wvw.nacion.com/viva/2009/junio/21/viva20029...
  • New York Times; mentioned in a review of a festival; written by Jennifer Dunning. 06/20/2004. http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/20/arts/dance/20dum...

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Africa
  • Antarctica
  • Asia
  • Central America
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Europe
  • Finland
  • Iceland
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Northern America
  • Oceania
  • Portugal
  • Russian Federation
  • South America
  • Ukraine