In-Theater Performances

Ballet West Student In-Theater Performances are designed to build on a student's experience with Ballet West for Children program. Here the students have the opportunity to attend an actual ballet performance at the newly renovated Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre. This hour-long program begins with an educational introduction and is followed by a portion of the repertoire currently being performed for the general public.

Download The Nutcracker Study Guide

Download The Sleeping Beauty Study Guide

Schedule for Academic Year 2013-2014:

Date

Time

Location

Ballet

Monday, November 11

10:30-11:30 am

 Kingsbury Hall U of U

 

The Firebird        The Firebird is a ballet and orchestral concert work by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. The ballet weaves together the strands of three traditional Russian tales. In search of the Firebird, the story takes you on a fantastical adventure that includes a jealous sister, a friendly wolf, an imprisoned princess and the terrifying Baba Yaga, together with her pet raven.                                       Recommended for grades One through Twelve

 

Tuesday, November 12

10:30-11:30 am

Wednesday, November 13

12:00-1:00 pm

Wednesday, November 27*

12:00- 2:00 pm

Val Browning

Center,

WSU Ogden

The Nutcracker - Travel with Clara to the Magical Kingdom of the Sugar Plum Fairy and revel in the magical delights of a child’s fantasy come true.

*Orchestra Dress for disabled and special needs audience only – special reservations required.

Recommended for grades One through Twelve

Wednesday, December 4*

11:30 am-1:30 pm

Capitol Theatre,

Salt Lake City

The Nutcracker - Travel with Clara to the Magical Kingdom of the Sugar Plum Fairy and revel in the magical delights of a child’s fantasy come true.

*Orchestra Dress for disabled and special needs audience only – special reservations required.

Recommended for grades One through Twelve

Thursday, December 5*

11:30 am-1:30 pm

Tuesday, December 10

11:30 am-12:30 pm

Capitol Theatre,

Salt Lake City

The Nutcracker (Act 1 or Act II) - Travel with Clara to the Magical Kingdom of the Sugar Plum Fairy and revel in the magical delights of a child’s fantasy come true.

Recommended for grades One through Twelve

Wednesday, December 11

11:30 am-12:30 pm

Tuesday, February 11

10:30-11:30 am

Capitol Theatre,

Salt Lake City

Sleeping Beauty  - (Features one Full Act) Taken from the classic Perrault story, this ballet will enchant all ages. Featuring a multitude of characters battling the eternal struggle of good versus evil. The exquisite scenery and melodius music of Tchaikovsky make this ballet a picture perfect fariy tale. his presentation will provide excellent opportunites for cross studies in multiple disciplines as well as stimulating discussions which can allow teachers to explore multiple life skils and core-curriculum concepts.

Recommended for grades Two through Twelve

Wednesday, February 12

12:00-1:00 pm

Thursday, February 13

12:00-1:00 pm

   

Monday,

April 14

10:30-11:30 am

Capitol Theatre,

Salt Lake City

Fairy Tale Theatre: The Little Mermaid   - Join us as the world-famous Ballet West dancers bring one of the most beloved of fairy tales to life through the magic of ballet. This beloved fairy tale comes to life with a love-struck mermaid, a handsome prince and a conniving sea witch. Complete with the music of Delibes, live narration and colorful costumes. This lively and entertaining performance will provide proof that there's more than one way to help our children understand how and why a classic fairy tale becomes a "classic". 

Recommended for grades One through Twelve

Tueasday, April 15

10:30-11:30 am

Wednesday, April 16

12:00-1:00 pm

Thursday,

April 17

12:00-1:00 pm

   

Monday,

May 19

10:30-11:30 am

Rose Wagner

Theatre,

Salt Lake City

Innovations features new choreography created by members of Ballet West Artists. This is a special opportunity to look behind the scenes of the choreographic process. Two offerings only with limited seating available
Recommended for grades Five through Twelve

Limited seating

Tuesday,

May 20

 10:30-11:30 am

**All performances are subject to change

  • All attendees may request a student/teacher workshop to supplement their attendance at a Ballet West student in-theater presentation. Availability is limited. For more information or to request to attend a student in-theater presentation, please call 801-869-6911 or email Peter at pchristie@balletwest.org.
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