Salt Lake City Calendar

Dates & Deadlines 2016–2017 | Schedules subject to change.

May 6

2016-2017 Registration Opens

June 25

Year-Round Professional Training Division Program Audition
Jessie Eccles Quinney Ballet Centre
Registration: 8:00 am, Audition: 9:00-11:00 am 

July 15

2016-2017 Early Registration Discount Ends

August 1

Financial Aid Applications Due

August 15

Trainee Classes Begin

August 20

Salt Lake Year-round Audition

August 24 (Beginning, Elementary, Intermediate A/ B)

Salt Lake Lower School Orientation
Check-in 5:00-6:00 PM, Orientation 6:00 PM
Location: Trolley Square

August 29 (Intermediate C/D, Advanced, PTD, Trainee)

Salt Lake Upper School Orientation
Check-in 6:30-7:00 PM, Orientation 7:00 PM
Location: Capitol Room

August 29

2016-2017 Session Classes Begin

September 5

Labor Day- No classes


Nutcracker Registration- Salt Lake

September 10

All campus parent association meeting at the Ballet Centre   4:30 PM

September 17

Ballet West Nutcracker Auditions

October 20–22

Fall Break- No classes

October 29

Dance with the Dancers Performance

November 23–26

Thanksgiving Break-No classes

December 5


December 6-7

12 Days of Christmas Performances6:00 pm – Trolley Square Amphitheatre

December 22– January 4

Winter Break- No classes

January 5

Classes Resume 

January 9–14

Salt Lake- Parent Observation/Open House Week

January 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Day-No classes

February 11

2017 Summer Intensive Audition

February 20

President’s Day- No classes

April 10–15

Spring Break-No classes

April 17–22

Exam Week- Levels B1-Trainee

June 1-3

Salt Lake Spring Performance (Elem B-Trainee)

June 3

Salt Lake Spring Performance (Beginning B, C, Elem A) 10:00 am and / or 12:00 pm as Assigned

June 3

Last day of 2016-2017 Session

*schedules subject to change


Upcoming Events & Performances

Ballet West Academy Presents
2017 Spring Performance
Purchase Tickets Here:
June 1st and 2nd, 2017 at 7:00 PM
June 3rd, 2017 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM
Jeanné Wagner Theatre
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Salt Lake City, Utah
On Sale: 4/19/2017 at 10am.
The Frederick Quinney Lawson Ballet West Academy Salt Lake campus students will be featured in a Spring Performance this June.  Under the Direction of Academy Director, Peter LeBreton Merz, this production will include George Balanchine’s Valse-Fantasie and a newly reworked La Fille Mal Gardée. Featuring the talent of tomorrow’s professional ballet companies, this exciting production is not to be missed.
La Petite Ferme
Purchase Tickets Here:
Saturday, June 3, 2017
10:00 AM and 12:00PM
Jeanne Wagner Theatre
Join us for an exciting morning as dancers from the Frederick Quinney Lawson Ballet West Academy present La Petite Ferme. This family-friendly production includes dancers from the Academy’s Salt Lake Trolley Square campus Beginning Division and Elementary A levels as well as the Ballet West Education Department’s Movement Mentor program.  These young dancers will be joined by students from the Ballet West Academy upper school.
Run time: TBA
All ages event.  All patrons require a ticket regardless of age