Academy Auditions & Placement


Students invited to join the school will train with some of the finest teachers in the country and receive instruction from renowned guest teachers, as well as members of the artistic staff of Ballet West.


In order to be considered to be accepted into the Ballet West Academy for our Upper or Lower school, or our Children's Division (ages 6 and above), all dancers must audition. Students ages 5 and younger are not required to audition, but acceptance may be limited by space availability. You may register by visiting the Student registration page.

For more information regarding auditions for our new Thanksgiving Point location please visit the Thanksgiving Point page.

Our scheduled auditon for Fall 2014 enrollment will take place on Saturday August 23, 2014 for both our Salt Lake and Thanksgiving Point locations. If you wish to be considered for the Ballet West Academy please complete a registration form to reserve a place in the upcoming audition.

Placement/Audition Classes       August 23, 2014

Please pre-register on our web site for all auditions.

Ballet West Academy at Thanksgiving Point
at Brick Canvas
3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

10:00-10:30 Registration
10:30-12:00 Class

Classes will be divided into two groups             ages 9-11 (Studio B)            ages 12-18 (Studio A)

Students under the age of 9 will be placed in appropriate classes during the week of free class on August 18-22. Please call Jennie Creer-King directly for any questions regarding Thanksgiving Point at 801-407-8582 or email:

Ballet West Academy at Trolley Square
304 Trolley Square, Salt Lake City

1:30-2:00 pm Registration
2:00-2:30 pm ages 6-11
2:30-4:00 pm ages 12-older

Admission Policy:

Admission to the Ballet West Academy is determined by audition. Acceptance is based on the dancer’s physical capability, openness to instruction, technical ability and available space in class level.