Built in 1900, the Dansante Building has played a central role in the social life of the Cache Valley community for a century. For decades it served as the valley’s premier dance hall, hosting as many as 3,000 people on major holidays. It later became a clothing factory for two different companies, then fell into disrepair. After years of decline, the building was purchased by the Utah Festival Opera Company and was fully renovated and expanded to a 45,000 sq. ft. facility that now houses the company’s administrative offices, a 124-seat recital hall, practice rooms, rehearsal halls, wig and makeup, prop, costume, and scene shops.