News & Announcements




08/18
2016

Encouraging the Next Generation

The Frederick Quinney Lawson Ballet West Academy announced scholarship recipients recently. Congratulations to all the young dancers, and thank you to our donors who make these scholarships possible. Click to see the recipients! Scholarship in honor of Recipient Mr. C        Kenedy Kallas Bené Arnold            Emma Merrill Peggy Bergmann Eve Sosnowski Mark Goldweber Jonas
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08/18
2016
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BALLET WEST ACADEMY OPENS PEGGY BERGMANN PARK CITY CAMPUS

08/18
2016

Sleuthing Dancers’ Summer Schedules

There was no such thing as ‘downtime’ for most Ballet West dancers.   “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy,” so goes the song by Ella Fitzgerald. For a few Ballet West dancers, those words may ring true, but for many, summer is a busy, chaotic few months of navigating around the world to visit family,
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08/18
2016

Ballet West Academy hosts dancers from around the globe for Summer Intensive

More than 750 ballet students from all over the world converged upon the Frederick Quinney Lawson Ballet West Academy this summer for its annual Summer Intensive. If you have images of a summer dance camp, think again. The dancers were on a regimented schedule that had them waking up before 6:00 a.m. so they could
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08/18
2016

PRINCIPAL SELECTED FOR SALT LAKE CAMPUS

Artistic Director Adam Sklute and Academy Director Peter LeBreton Merz announced the hiring of respected dance instructor, Nadia Pavlenko, as the Principal of the Ballet West Academy Salt Lake City campus. Pavlenko has been teaching ballet for more than 17 years, and was recently recognized by the Youth American Grand Prix as an Outstanding Teacher. She
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08/18
2016

First Nutcracker Designs Unveiled!

New opulent, whimsical look will take the stage in 2017 During a recent press conference, members of the Ballet West Artistic Staff unveiled a bevy of  renderings and 3-D models that show the design direction of the new production of Willam Christensen’s The Nutcracker, which will premiere in the winter of 2017. This major update
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08/11
2016
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BALLET WEST ACADEMY HOLDS OPEN HOUSE FOR FALL SEMESTER

07/28
2016
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THE SUMMER EDITION OF FRONT ROW IS NOW ONLINE

07/28
2016
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BALLET WEST ANNOUNCES TRANSITION IN LEADERSHIP

04/22
2016
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EXCITING PROMOTIONS AND NEW HIRES ANNOUNCED FOR 2016-17 ROSTER