Press Releases

Ballet West Artistic Director Adam Sklute is pleased to announce that the Company will embark on a tour that literally takes the Ballet West Artists from coast to coast.

The tour begins at New York City Center, marking Ballet West’s first return to New York since 1981.  ...

SALT LAKE CITY – July 16, 2009 – Ballet West today announced that it will receive a $50,000 award through the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) as part of the $50 Million federal economic stimulus recovery package. This stimulus money will be used to support the...

SALT LAKE CITY – July 2, 2009 – Ballet West Artistic Director Adam Sklute is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Andrew Currey to the position of Director of Production. In this capacity, Currey will oversee all technical aspects...

SALT LAKE CITY -  Ballet West’s second annual Innovations program takes the stage, May 14-16 and 21-23 at the Rose Wagner Theatre, 138 West Broadway with a fresh and exciting showcase for new and cutting edge choreography including three original works...

SALT LAKE CITY - Ballet West will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the famed Ballets Russes with Treasures of the Ballets Russes, March 27, 28 and April 1-4 at the Capitol Theatre. Performances will also take place on April 7 and 8 at the Val A. Browning Center on the...

Stanton Welch's MADAME BUTTERFLY and Mark Morris' GONG take to the ballet stage just in time for Valentine's Day

SALT LAKE CITY - Ballet West presents the perfect Valentine's date with a double Utah...

SALT LAKE CITY – Ballet West rings in the holidays in grand style with its annual holiday tradition, The Nutcracker. Choreographed by Ballet West Founder Willam Christensen, The Nutcracker will run for 23 matinee and evening performances from December...

The Tempest Bids You, "Come Unto These Yellow Sands" Ballet West opens 2008-09 season with the Utah premiere of Michael Smuin’s Emmy-nominated ballet of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, November 7-15 at the Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South in downtown Salt Lake...

BALLET WEST EMBARKS ON 2008-09 SEASON WITH ANNUAL PERFORMANCE GALA, NOVEMBER 1 Exclusive Evening is Sneak Preview for Future Seasons

Ballet West kicks off its 2008-09 performance year with an explosive season opener – the Company’s...

To follow is a link to a review in the June 12th issue of "The Washington Post" regarding Ballet West's performance of George Balanchine's "Serenade" at The Kennedy Center. http://...