Marina Harris was associated with Repertory Dance Theatre in Salt Lake City, Utah for over twenty years as a costumer and choreographer. She has choreographed over fifty works and has been the recipient of two Choreographer's Fellowships and a Creative Writer's Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Art. She has directed and choreographed five independent full evening works. As a costume designer, she has worked independently for Ballet West, Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane & Co, Nye Carte Blanche in Bergen, Norway, and Corning Dances & Company.
Melinda Evans taught modern dance at Dartmouth College for twelve years after a long career with Repertory Dance Theatre in Utah. While in RDT, she performed an extensive repertory of contemporary and historical modern dance, and toured nationally and internationally. She has danced in Marina Harris’ choreographic projects spanning four decades. She is a lecturer in the Theater Department at Dartmouth College, lives with her husband Ford on a small farm in Vermont, and creates felted wool works.
Ford Evans served as an adjunct professor / senior lecturer in the Theater Department at Dartmouth College from 2002 to 2014. From 1998 through 2012, he was Director of Hopkins Center Dance and the Dartmouth Dance Ensemble, which he founded. He taught at the University of Utah in the Department of Modern Dance from 1985 through 1997. As a dancer with the Repertory Dance Theatre from 1978-1985, Evans performed an extensive range of works by historical and contemporary masters of modern dance throughout the U.S. and Europe. University and professional companies have performed his choreography both domestically and internationally. Ford lives in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom and operates a one-man woodworking shop.
Kip Harris is a retired architect. For nearly 30 years, he was a principal of FFKR Architects in Salt Lake City focusing on university / K-12 school buildings and Native American gaming projects. The last of these was Talking Stick Resort / Casino in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is a serious amateur photographer with group and solo exhibitions in North America and Europe. He now lives with his wife Marina in Nova Scotia. www.kharrisphoto.com