Ballet West Breaks Ground on New Home

On Monday, September 16, Ballet West and the Salt Lake County Center for the Arts broke ground on the Jessie Eccles Quinney Ballet Centre – the new home* to Ballet West and the Ballet West Academy – and the renovation of the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre. The groundbreaking coincides with Ballet West’s 50th Anniversary and the 100th Anniversary of the Capitol Theatre. To read the press release, click here.

 The Very Reverend Rick Lawson throws a champagne bottle against a retaining wall for the groundbreaking and christening of the Jessie Eccles Quinney Center for Dance and the renovation of the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre. Photo by Al Hartmann/The Salt Lake Tribune. 

In the News

Ground Christened for New Ballet West Dance Center – Deseret News

Renovated Capitol Theatre to open Dec. 1 for 'The Nutcracker’ – Salt Lake Tribune

Capitol Theater under renovation during 100th year of operation – KSL TV

Capitol Theater Undergoes Renovation – KUTV 2News

Capitol Theatre gets makeover – FOX 13 News

Capitol Theatre to Be New Home for Ballet West – ABC4

Salt Lake County Christens Final Phases of Ballet West Centre and Capitol Theater Renovation – KUER 

The Capitol Theatre Enters its Second Century with a Renovation – Utah Business Magazine  

*To learn more about how you can contribute to this project, please click here.