Writer. Producer. Educator.

I write about — and sometimes make — arts and entertainment in Utah. I also make The Pixar Podcast, The Porch and Disney Animation Podcast. Find all my work here.

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Recent Work

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‘Duct tape and passion: “The Fantasticks” opens new season at the Covey Center’

I wrote a feature about the behind the scenes of The Covey Center in Provo: It’s late afternoon in the small Brinton Black Box Theatre of the Covey Center in …

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‘”Born and Raised Utah” brings pro dancers home’

I wrote about a dance show going up in Salt Lake City: When children dream big, they might imagine achieving great success, their best friends at the time having achieved …

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‘Arts Hot Ticket: Thrillionaries group returns for benefit show’

I wrote this “Arts Hot Ticket” column: The long-form improv comedy troupe The Thrillionaires, founded in 2006, will return for a special show on Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Velour Live …

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‘”Three-Mile Radius” challenges art patrons to look closer’

I spoke with the creators of a new exhibit at the Springville Museum of Art: “Three-Mile Radius,” an exhibit on display now at the Springville Museum of Art, might be …

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‘”The Wizard of Oz” brings families to the theater, on and off stage’

I wrote a feature about “The Wizard of Oz” at High Valley Arts in Midway: High Valley Arts in Midway is known for high-quality theater productions with talented casts and …

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‘The Skinny: Introducing the Library Movie Game’

In this “Skinny,” I introduced a game that I invented at the public library: One serious perk being a movie lover who lives in Utah County is the Orem Public …

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‘Perfect Date:​ American Fork Symphony opens Steel Days’

I wrote this “Perfect Date” column: If you want to show your date how strong your love is, take him or her to the 2016 Steel Days celebration in American Fork. …

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‘Country star Tim McGraw headlines Stadium of Fire on Saturday’

I wrote about a July 4th celebration featuring Tim McGraw: More than 40,000 people will fill LaVell Edwards Stadium Saturday to celebrate American independence at the 36th annual Stadium of Fire …

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‘”Footloose” dances onto the SCERA stage’

I wrote a feature about “Footloose” at the SCERA: “Footloose,” the musical based on the classic dance movie, will return to the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre beginning Friday. The movie …

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‘Spielberg’s “The BFG” is a giant movie that thinks small’

I reviewed the film, “The BFG”: It’s hard to imagine a filmmaker who is more of a cinematic giant than Steven Spielberg. And when it comes to studios, the biggest …

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‘Fighting ALS with neon magic: “Xanadu” remount to benefit Chris Clark’

I wrote a feature about a remount of “Xanadu” that will benefit local director Chris Clark, who has ALS: The classic musical “Peter Pan” will open this week at the …

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‘Thrills, scares and monsters: FilmQuest celebrates genre filmmaking’

I wrote a feature on the FilmQuest film festival: If you love monsters, ghosts and half-human-half-robots, and you thought film festivals only existed for indie dramas and quirky comedies, this …

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Bianca Morrison Dillard and Davey Morrison Dillard are interviewed by Daily Herald podcasters Court Mann and Derrick Clements for the "What Say Ye?" podcast, Monday, June 13, 2016. The Dillards are the creators of the web series "Adam & Eve" and board members of Grassroots Shakespeare. 
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‘The “What Say Ye?” podcast: Bianca and Davey Morrison Dillard on rogue Shakespeare and taking Adam and Eve personally’

I produced this podcast episode, along with Court Mann: Adam and Eve? More like Davey and Bianca, am I right? The local husband-and-wife duo (last name: Morrison Dillard) tackle a …

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Andrew Stanton (Director) and Lindsey Collins (Producer )at the Finding Dory Long Lead press day at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, CA. Photo by Marc Flores. ©2016 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

‘Sequelitis? Why Pixar made “Finding Dory”‘

I wrote a feature on Pixar sequels in light of “Finding Dory”: “Finding Dory” has made a splash so far in its opening weekend, setting a new record for any …

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‘Review: Finding Dory’

I produced this podcast episode: In this episode, Davey Morrison Dillard, Brooke Parker, Colin Hatch and Greg Nichols join the podcast to discuss Pixar’s latest film, “Finding Dory.” Continue

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