2009-2010 Season Performances

The Dream

October 30, 31 & November 4-7, 2009

with Three Preludes & Songs of the Valley

Sir Frederick Ashton’s hilarious one-hour telling of Shakespeare’s moon-lit masterpiece “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” returns to Ballet West for the first time in over ten years! Along with the Ballet West premiere of Ben Stevenson’s stunning, romantic pas de deux, Three Preludes, and Bruce Marks’ tribute to Utah’s Mormon pioneers, Songs of the Valley, this diverse program offers a taste of what ballet is all about.

Tickets are no longer available for this production.

Ballet West Gala

November 14, 2009

One-Night-Only Event!

Treat yourself to a magnificent gala performance of exciting Ballet West previews and highlights. This exclusive one-hour performance makes for the perfect evening of breath-taking performances.

Tickets are no longer available for this event.

The Nutcracker

December 4-31, 2009, with The Nutty Nutcracker performances on December 30 & 31.

The Artists of Ballet West.  Photo by Ryan Galbraith.Ring in the holidays with Willam Christensen’s beloved production of The Nutcracker.  Set to Tchaikovsky’s famous score, The Nutcracker‘s dazzling blend of costumes, sets and choreography creates an enchanted storybook world that has captivated Utah audiences for over 50 years.

Tickets are no longer available for this production.

Swan Lake

February 12, 13 & 17-20, 2010

An enchanted princess, a noble prince and an evil magician…
Swan Lake, the most beloved ballet of all time, returns with spectacular and classical staging, newly conceived and produced by Artistic Director Adam Sklute. With brilliant costumes and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, this tragic love story will surely cast its spell on you.

Tickets are no longer available for this production.

Balanchine's America

April 9,10 & 14-17, 2010

with Serenade, Agon, and Stars & Stripes

Enjoy three masterpieces by George Balanchine – each one intimately linked to America. Experience the much-anticipated revival of his windswept Serenade, set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score; the Ballet West premiere of Agon, an edgy, powerful creation set to the music of Igor Stravinsky; and the rousing show-stopper Stars & Stripes – Balanchine’s quintessential American salute to the marches of John Philip Sousa.

Tickets are no longer available for this production.




May 21, 22 & 26-29, 2010

Ballet West’s third annual Innovations program takes the stage at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center 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 Michael Bearden, Artist Aidan DeYoung and Artist Megan Furse will premiere their works alongside two prominent choreographers from outside Ballet West – internationally recognized choreographer Helen Pickett, whose ballets have also recently been presented by Boston Ballet and Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, among others – and Charlotte Boye Christensen, artistic director of Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company.

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