News & Announcements




12/05
2014
nutcrackers

Ballet West in the News

Tooele Transcript Bulletin | Local children will dance with professionals at Ballet West http://bit.ly/1z2PWrY Alaska Dispatch | Dance for the ages http://bit.ly/1z2ReDj Salt Lake Tribune | A classic in Utah, Ballet West’s Nutcracker http://bit.ly/1vUhwoV Times Online | Ambridge dance academy debuts Nutcracker http://bit.ly/1tZMIzd Herald Extra | Ballet West inspires youth artists http://bit.ly/1269C1l Deseret News |
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12/04
2014
Muir

3000 Kids Enjoy The Nutcracker

On December 3 and 4 Ballet West hosted more than 3,200 students from area schools. Of course, the students were in complete awe of the extravaganza that is The Nutcracker. Afterwards, they witnessed a special appearance buy Santa Claus himself who handed out candy! Pictured: teacher and students of Muir Elementary School.

12/03
2014
casey

Cracking-Up with KUTV’s Casey

KUTV’s funnyman, Casey Scott spent all morning with Artistic Director Adam Sklute and a few cast members of The Nutcracker! Click Here!          

12/02
2014
trolley square

BW dancers welcome Santa Clause to Trolley Square

On Saturday, November 29th, Ballet West dancers Taylor and Isabel helped welcome Santa Claus into Trolley Square, adding a touch of whimsy and style! The event allowed children and adults the opportunity to take photos with the elegant and regal dancers of Ballet West.

11/28
2014
BW

‘The Nutcracker’ in Ogden!

The Signpost | Cheap Weekly http://bit.ly/15zPdna Standard Examiner | Go on a Magical Adventure with Ballet West http://bit.ly/1ATQwu9

11/26
2014

KUED interviews Adam Sklute

KUED’s ‘Contact with Mary Dickson’ invited Ballet West Artistic Director, Adam Sklute to discuss The Nutcracker and the opening of The Jessie Eccles Quinney Ballet Centre. http://bit.ly/1rusTjl

11/21
2014
Luke Isley Pinocchio

Ballet West in the News This Week

Salt Lake Tribune | Letter: Bravo, Ballet West, for stunning ‘Giselle’ http://bit.ly/11kt229 FOX13 | ‘Pinocchio’ tale told with a twist by dancers at Ballet West http://bit.ly/1ApBkVq Daily Herald | No strings attached: Ballet West Academy presents ‘Pinocchio’ http://bit.ly/1r1VP27  Photo Credit: Luke Isley

11/18
2014
BW

THE NUTCRACKER RETURNS FOR 59th SEASON IN DRAMATIC FASHION

SALT LAKE CITY – November 10, 2014 – The New York Time’s principal dance critic called Ballet West’s The Nutcracker, “one of the best productions I’ve ever seen.” The time-honored production returns this year for the 59th season in a spectacular holiday presentation that will enchant children and delight families. Choreographed by Ballet West Founder
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11/18
2014
Sarah West

Ballet West Hires Sarah West as Director of Major Giving and Corporate Partnerships

SALT LAKE CITY – November 14, 2014 – Ballet West is thrilled to announce the hiring of Sarah West as the Director of Major Giving and Corporate Partnerships. Sarah has served on the Board of Trustees for Ballet West for the past eight years and has helped oversee the expansion of the legendary ballet company.
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08/10
2014

Ballet West Opens New, State of the Art Dance Training Facility in Utah County

In celebration, Ballet West will offer free classes the week of August 18-22 SALT LAKE CITY –Ballet West will open the new Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation Ballet West Academy at Thanksgiving Point, a premiere ballet academy in Utah County. It will provide comprehensive ballet training and the highest level of instruction and performance opportunities
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