Ballet West Presskit & Touring Information

Repertoire

Browse our Mixed Repertoires | Browse our Full-Length Ballets Selections of work available through the 2021-2022 season. Please contact Sarah Taylor at staylor@balletwest.org or Hilary Hancock at hhancock@balletwest.org for additional touring options. Mixed Repertoires Artists of Ballet West in Nicolo Fonte’s Carmina Burana   Artists of Ballet West in Kurt Jooss’ The Green Table Full-Lengths  

Touring Contacts

Contact Sarah Taylor for information about booking Ballet West.  staylor@balletwest.org, 801-869-6935 Contact Hilary Hancock for information about booking Ballet West II.  hhancock@balletwest.org, 801-869-6924 Outreach options available, including in school performances as seen in the video below. Please stop by the virtual Ballet West booth at the upcoming Association of Performing Arts Professionals conference January 8-12,
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Critical Acclaim

 Critical Acclaim for Ballet West “Ballet West’s prestige combined with an isolated setting in Salt Lake City makes the company even more compelling.” -Rebecca Milzoff, THE NEW YORK TIMES “This is not only a beautifully danced and gorgeously designed production….it’s also historic.” -Sarah Kaufman, WASHINGTON POST “The Utah-based company made an immediate impact…they left behind
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Upcoming and Past Tours

Past Tours Northrop | February 2020 The Soraya at CSUN | February 2020 Atwood Concert Hall (presented by the Anchorage Concert Association) | November 2019 Works & Process at the Guggenheim Museum | September 2019 Laguna Dance Festival | September 2019 Merce Cunningham Centennial at The Joyce | April 17-21, 2019 Dance Victoria | February
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Ballet West Press Downloads & Assets

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Ballet West II Presskit & Touring Information

Repertoire

Several classical and contemporary works available, please contact Hilary Hancock hhancock@balletwest.org for details on current offerings. Family Series   Snow White Conceived by Adam Sklute Choreography: Pamela Robinson-Harris and Christopher Sellars Music by Edvard Greig, Johann Strauss II Costumes by David Heuvel Scenery by Thomas George Number of Dancers: Ballet West II and local children
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Critical Acclaim

 Critical Acclaim for Ballet West II   “In performing the premiere of principal artist Christopher Ruud’s Without Fall, Ballet West II matched Vivaldi’s musical upsurges and descents with bravado and invention.” —DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah   “The rising stars of Ballet West II immediately captured the audience with stunning physicality and partner work.”
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Touring Contacts

Contact Sarah Taylor for information about booking Ballet West.  staylor@balletwest.org, 801-869-6935 Contact Hilary Hancock for information about booking Ballet West II.  hhancock@balletwest.org, 801-869-6924 Outreach options available, including in school performances as seen in the video below. Please stop by the virtual Ballet West booth at the upcoming Association of Performing Arts Professionals conference January 8-12,
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Upcoming and Past Tours

Upcoming Tours   Past Tours October 2019 – Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT  September 2019 – Brigham Academy Center, Brigham City, UT  May 2019 – International Ballet Academy, Cary, North Carolina  May 2019 – Shockley Zalabak Theatre, Ent Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs, CO  April 2019 – DeJoria Center, Kamas, UT  March 2019 – Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake City, UT  March 2019 – Browning Center
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Ballet West II Press Downloads & Assets

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Repertoire

Browse our Mixed Repertoires | Browse our Full-Length Ballets

Selections of work available through the 2021-2022 season. Please contact Sarah Taylor at staylor@balletwest.org or Hilary Hancock at hhancock@balletwest.org for additional touring options.


Mixed Repertoires


Carmina BuranaArtists of Ballet West in Nicolo Fonte’s Carmina Burana

Carmina Burana

Nicolo Fonte
Music by Carl Orff
Costumes by Christine Darch
Extensive set
# of dancers: 18
run time: 59 min

NOTE: this production features a chamber choir and vocal soloists onstage.

Serenade

George Balanchine
© The George Balanchine Trust
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Costumes by Karinska
Black box
Number of dancers: 26
Run time: 35 minutes

Return to a Strange Land

Jiří Kylián
Music by Leoš Janáček
Costumes by Jiří Kylián
Black box
Number of dancers: 6
Run time: 21 minutes

Glass Pieces

Jerome Robbins
Music: Philip Glass
Small Set
Number of dancers: 8
Run time: 24 minutes

The Dream

Sir Frederick Ashton
Music: Felix Mendelssohn, arranged by John Lachbery
Costumes by David Walker
Extensive Sets
# of dancers: full company
run time: 53 min

Faraway Close

Nicolo Fonte
Music: Harry Escott and Max Richter
Small set
# of dancers: 12
run time: 28 min

The Green Table

Kurt Jooss
Music by F.A. Cohen
Masks & Lighting Design by Hermann Markard
Costume Design by Hein Heckroth
Small set piece
# of dancers: 12
run time: 37 min

Belles Lettres

Justin Peck
Music by Cesar Franck
Costumes by Mary Katrantzou
Black box
# of dancers: 9
run time: 21 min

Rodeo

Agnes de Mille
Music by Aaron Copland
Small set
Number of dancers: 20
Run time: 32 minutes

Tides

Jennifer Archibald
Music by Kronos Quartet and Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat, Anilah, Istvan Sky
Black box
Number of dancers: 25Ruth Ricordi Per Due

Gerald Arpino
Music by: Tomasso Albinnoni
Black box
# of dancers: 2
run time: 12 min

 

New Works by
Emily Adams
Matthew Neenan

 

The Green Table

Artists of Ballet West in Kurt Jooss’ The Green Table

Full-Lengths


Cinderella

Sir Frederick Ashton
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Costumes by Karinska
Full Company, Ballet West II, local extras and children
2 hours 30 minutes including 2 intermissions

 

Sleeping Beauty

Production conceived and produced by Adam Sklute after Marius Petipa
Staging and Additional Choreography by Mark Goldweber and Pamela Robinson-Harris
Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Scenery and costumes by Peter Cazalet
Special Effects: Flying by Foy; Fog
Full company, Ballet West II, local extras and children
2 hours 20 minutes, including 1 intermission

Nutcracker

Willam F. Christensen
Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Scenery by Ariel Ballif
Costumes by David Heuvel
Special Effects: Fog
Full company, Ballet West II, local extras and children
2 hours, 1 intermission

 

Romeo & Juliet

Michael Smiun
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Costumes by Jens-Jacob Worsaae
Full company, Ballet West II
2 hours 30 min, 2 intermission

Dracula

Ben Stevenson
Music by Franz Liszt, in arrangement by John Lanchbery
Costumes by Judanna Lynn
Full Company, Ballet West II
2 hours, 20 minutes including 2 intermissions