set your calendar for "link" dance festival
linkLINK is powered by SALT Contemporary Dance, a not-for-profit organization that connects elite performers with companies across the state of Utah and choreographers from around the world. LINK will hold a week-long program festival in May, with performances on May 18 and 19 at the Cottonwood Heights Theater at Butler Middle School (7530 S. 2700 East).

The festival consists of ballet and contemporary dance classes, workshops, rehearsals and creations.

Their work will culminate with the following performances:

• Friday May 18, 7:30 p.m. -  Evening Length Concert with 12 dance companies and projects including SALT Contemporary Dance.

• Saturday May 19, 7:30 p.m. - Evening Length Concert.

For more information or to purchase tickets, go to


BIGCome audition for Big the Musical! We need people of all ages but we are STRONGLY encouraging all men and boys to try out. 

There are lots of parts for you, so come try out on May 8 or 10 at City Hall (more information  available below).


Tuesday, May 8 & Thursday, May 10 – 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Cottonwood Heights City Hall - 2277 East Bengal Blvd.

Call Backs – Saturday, May 12
- 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. - Cottonwood Heights City Hall

Audition Instructions:

  • Prepare a 2-minute song that showcases your voice.
  • Bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided.
  • Bring recent head shot.

CALL BACKS - May 12th 9:00am – 12:00pm

  • Be prepared to site read a short song from the musical.
  • Be prepared to read from the script.
  • Be prepared to dance.

Click here to download audition application and bring with you.  If you are unable to download and print, come early to fill one out at the time of your audition.


The Pro Team for this show

Producer:  Kim Pedersen

Director:  Doug Bishop

Music Director: Jannalee Hunsaker

Orchestra Director:  Rob Bedont

Choreographer: Chelsea Lujan

Set Designer:  Brad Lake

Costumes: Emily Smith

Doug Bishop comes to Cottonwood Heights with an incredibly respectable resume.  He has directed over 40 musical productions and is excited to bring his talent, experience and creativity to Cottonwood Heights production of BIG the Musical.   The production team are all experienced professionals and this show is sure to be a fun and extraordinary show! 

Performances are held at the Cottonwood Heights Theater, adjacent to Butler Middle School.  This theater is unlike any other community theater! Performing on this stage is magical!
-Seating capacity - 1100 seats
-Custom Fine Art Lighting
-Cinematic graphic cyclorama 
- Elaborate set designs

 Once you perform in a Cottonwood Heights Production, you'll want to come back every year!

Editors's note: Previous announcements have been published online and in the city newsletter with different dates for auditions. We apologize for the confusion.

photography show - March 1-31 @ CH City Hall 


ArtsThe annual Cottonwood Heights Photography show will be held throughout the month of March.

The photographs will be on display at the Cottonwood Heights City Building located at 2277 Bengal Blvd from March 1-31. Photographers are encouraged to enter the show and share the beauty they have captured behind the lens. Photographs will be judged and prizes awarded.

On March 9, an open house will be held at City Hall. The open house will begin at 3 p.m., followed by a reception to meet the artists and awards ceremony at 7 p.m.

To enter the photography show, click HERE to download the application and list of rules. 

Categories and awards:
Best of Show (Professional) - $100
Best of Show (Amateur) - $100
Best Photo by a Youth (under 18) - $50

Ribbons will be awarded for outstanding photos in the following categories:
Mayor's Choice (to be selected by the mayor and/or city council)
People's Choice (determined by votes at the Open House on March 9)

Questions may be sent to