Press Releases

Ballet West’s third annual Innovations program takes the stage, May 21, 22 and 26-29 at the Rose Wagner Theatre, with a fresh and exciting showcase for new and cutting edge choreography including three original works created by Ballet West dancers, for Ballet West dancers. Principal Artist...

Ballet West Artistic Director Adam Sklute is pleased to announce ten company promotions and eight new additions for Ballet West’s 2010-11 season. Annie Breneman and Katherine Lawrence have been promoted to the position of Senior Soloist. Thomas Mattingly has been promoted from Artist to...

SALT LAKE CITY – March 8, 2010 – Ballet West Artistic Director Adam Sklute is pleased to announce Ballet West’s exciting 2010-11 season line-up – “A New Day Dawning.” From glorious classics to up-and-coming breakthroughs, Ballet West’s...

SALT LAKE CITY – March 1, 2010Ballet West celebrates 20th Century master choreographer George Balanchine, April 9, 10 and 14-17 at the Capitol Theatre with “Balanchine’s America,” a triple-bill of the...

SALT LAKE CITY – January 19, 2010 – Ballet West Artistic Director Adam Sklute is pleased to announce his newly conceived and produced staging of “Swan Lake,” February 12, 13 and 17–20 at the Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt...

SALT LAKE CITY – December 17, 2009 – Ballet West Artistic Director Adam Sklute is pleased to announce the selection of five choreographers whose new works will be performed during Ballet West’s ground-breaking “Innovations” program in May 2010....

Ballet West rings in the holidays in grand style with its annual holiday tradition, The Nutcracker. Choreographed by Ballet West Founder Willam Christensen, The Nutcracker will run for 25 matinee and evening performances from December 4 through December 31 at the Capitol Theatre. Evening...

Ballet West presents its annual performance Gala on Saturday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. This fast-paced, hour-long performance highlights every aspect of Ballet West, from its Academy to the youthful up-and-comers of Ballet West II, as well as Ballet West’s glamorous and versatile Artists....

Shakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s” Tale Highlights Triple Bill

Ballet West opens its 2009-10 season with Sir Frederick Ashton’s "The Dream," a hilarious one-hour telling of Shakespeare’s moon-lit masterpiece “A Midsummer Night...

Ballet West Artistic Director Adam Sklute is pleased to announce that Allison DeBona, Aidan DeYoung, and Rex Tilton have been promoted from Company Apprentice to the rank of Artist; and Whitney Huell and Alexander MacFarlan have been promoted from Ballet West II to Main Company Apprentices....