Inspiring creativity and community in local artists

At first glance, Annie Connolly seems like just another face in a throng of new students entering the University of Utah this fall semester — but after speaking with her, you’ll learn she’s a bit different from the average college freshman.

An active member of the new Lassonde Studios, she’s already doing more for her community, and excitedly building a new career for herself at only 18 years old.

Entering her first semester at the university, Connolly planned on studying modern dance, but her “passion for creativity and innovation” eventually led her to Lassonde Studios, where she could hone her entrepreneurial skills. She is still excited to be a part of the University’s Performing Dance Company, but can’t wait to see what she can bring to the Evok clothing line, too.

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