footloose fb cover image2 copyRIVERTON, Ut — The Riverton Arts Council opens “Footloose: the Musical” this Friday at the Riverton Civic Center as part of the towns 150th Anniversary celebration.

“Our cast and crew have worked hard to put together a show the whole family can enjoy.” Says co-director Kim Ostler, “We have picked an energetic show, filled with catchy music, fun choreography and a heartwarming message that we believe the community will love.”

The Riverton Arts Council is putting on this production at the Sandra N. Lloyd auditorium in the Riverton Civic Center, 12830 S. Redwood Road, Riverton UT, 84065. The show runs Friday, Saturday, and Mondays May 29 – June 15, 2015 at 7 p.m., with a matinee Saturday June 13, at 2 p.m. Reserved seating tickets are $8 to $10, and are available at the door and online at

The production is part of Riverton cities’ yearlong celebration marking 150 years of peace, progress and tradition since the cities settlement in 1865. The celebration includes festivals, historical events, and the grand opening of the newly remodeled city park.

“We are happy to support something that will draw our community closer together, promoting pride in our small town.” Ostler continued. She hopes now that the community will support the production of “Footloose: The Musical.”

KellieAnn Halvorsen

Strategic Communications, Massage Therapist, Writer & Arts Advocate.


KelliesAnn’s Motto: Be Creative, Be Bold, Be Inspiring!

Halvorsen is a Salt Lake Utah native who loves her mountain home. She is a licensed massage therapist since 2006 with a private out-call practice, a freelance communications professional since 2011, author of “Ellie the Drama Princess: A Child’s Introduction to the Theater Process,” artist and arts advocate. She has a Bachelor’s in Strategic Communications from the Unversity of Utah, and associates in Mass Communications with a technology emphasis from Salt Lake Community College.

Creativity is important in her life, and from a young age, she has been found on stage singing, acting, or covered in paint. She spends much of her free time volunteering with her local community theater, The Riverton Arts Council, which became the inspiration for her children’s theater book.

When not on stage, or slightly off stage, she is busy working on her writing, learning new strategic communications skills and programs, building her outcall massage therapy practice, playing with her beloved Jack Russel Terrier (Zealand) and planning her next Disney trip.