Academy Parents Information


Parents and Dancers -

Ballet West Academy at Trolley Square is now open!

The best entrance to use is at about 650 East and 600 South, SLC, UT 84102

Drop off: Your dancer should enter the Trolley Square Studios through the 600 South entrance bay doors. The door is located just under the Sky Bridge and near crosswalk.  The Sky Bridge walk way is available for you and the cross walk has bright orange flags.  There is also a long yellow zone to pull into, on street parking and many lots.  Please leave early to arrive on time for your classes.  Once your Dancer enters the mall from 600 South, they will walk into a large amphitheater.  Elevated on the left will be Sam Weller's Book Store and on your right will be the Ballet West Administrative Offices.  Walk up the short stairway and head to your left past Sam Weller's and you'll see the Ballet West Academy office directly ahead.  Head down the hallway between Sam Weller's and the Ballet West Academy office and the entrance to the studios will be aroung the corner on your left.  It is a small space, shared by company dancers and Academy students.  We recommend coming underdressed whenever possible.  Restrooms are located outside of the Academy offices.  Lockers are not available for use.  Please take all personal belongings (including shoes) into the studio contained in your dance bag.

These studios are also used by the Ballet West Company dancers.  Please be respectful of the activities going on in the studios as you wait for your class to begin.

There is free parking at Trolley Square on the south side of 600 South directly across from the south entrance.  There is also covered parking on the Westside entrance.  Metered parking is also available.  Parking on the street is two hours free on Saturdays.

Punctuality is a must.  Please remember that parents are not allowed to observe classes unless it is our scheduled parent observation week.  There are no exceptions.

Pick-up:  Your dancer should exit the building byt the same South doors.  Ballet West recommends that parents park in the 600 South free parking lot accross the street frim the south doos of Trolley Square and come indoors to pick up their children in the south Amphitheater.  We recommend you arrive BEFORE your stuednt is released from class so that they do not wait alone in the south Amphitheater in Trolley Square.  There is NO security staff and NO Ballet West/Ballet West Academy staff who can watch your children or be responsible for their safety while they wait in the south Amphitheater for you to arrive.  It goes without saying that your dancer should NEVER wait on the street.

Any questions?

Please call 801-869-6912 or email



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