News & Announcements




05/07
2014

Ballet West Closes Its 50th Anniversary Year With Innovations 2014

Company presents new works by some of today’s most promising choreographers  SALT LAKE CITY [May 7, 2014]—From May 16 to 24, Ballet West will leave its home stage at the Capitol Theater to perform its seventh annual INNOVATIONS in the intimate setting of the Jeanné Wagner Theatre, inside the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West
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03/15
2014
Artists of Ballet West by Luke Isley

Ballet West Celebrates “The Rite of Spring” Centennial Season with World Premiere

BW presents a trio of works by world-renowned choreographers  SALT LAKE CITY– March 15, 2014 –Ballet West commemorates the 100th anniversary season of Igor Stravinksy’s The Rite of Spring with a not-to-be-missed world premiere April 11-19 at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre. Set to the iconic score with brand new choreography by Resident Choreographer
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01/13
2014

Ballet West’s “The Sleeping Beauty” Returns Just In Time for Valentine’s Day

Ballet West presents The Sleeping Beauty, February 7-9 and 12-16, 2014 at the newly renovated Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City. Set to Tchaikovsky’s famous score, The Sleeping Beauty is a spectacular example of grand classical tradition. The story of The Sleeping Beauty is taken from the famous Perrault
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09/10
2013

Ballet West and Salt Lake County Center for the Arts Break Ground on New Ballet Centre and Capitol Theatre Renovation

On Monday, September, Ballet West and The Salt Lake County Center for the Arts broke ground on the Jessie Eccles Quinney Ballet Centre – home to Ballet West and the Ballet West Academy – and the renovation of the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre, located at 50 West 200 South in downtown Salt Lake City.
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08/05
2013

BALLET WEST ENGAGES COMPANY FIRST SOLOIST CHRISTOPHER SELLARS AS NEW BALLET WEST II INTERIM DIRECTOR

Ballet West Artistic Director Adam Sklute today announced the appointment of Ballet West First Soloist Christopher Sellars as its new Interim Director of Ballet West II. Sellars will take the reins in this additional capacity on August 5 for the 2013-14 season. He succeeds Principal Artist Christopher Ruud, who is stepping aside to focus exclusively on his
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08/01
2013

BALLET WEST ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Ballet West is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Altman as the company’s new Executive Director. Altman joins the ballet the first week in August and brings with him nearly three decades of experience in the performing arts and non-profit arts administration. Altman is the former General Director of the Phoenix-based Arizona Opera where,
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