News & Announcements




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
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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

04/18
2016
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Sklute on Nijinsky

Artistic Director Adam Sklute discusses the history of Vaslav Nijinsky and his ideas on staging The Nijinsky Revolution, a triple bill dedicated to one of ballet’s greatest artists. Vaslav Nijinsky was considered the greatest male dancer of the early 20th Century. His leaps were legendary—defying gravity in ways that ballet audiences had never seen before.
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03/07
2016
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Executive Director named CEO of the year by Utah Business magazine

Prestigious award identifies and honors top executives in Utah.

02/16
2016
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16/17 SEASON SHOWCASES WIDE DIVERSITY AND A NEW CHOREOGRAPHIC FESTIVAL

02/10
2016
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Ballet West Academy Launches Satellite Location in Park City

Peggy Bergmann Ballet West Academy is the Fourth Location for the School