News & Announcements

11/26
2014

KUED interviews Adam Sklute

KUED’s ‘Contact with Mary Dickson’ invited Ballet West Artistic Director, Adam Sklute to discuss The Nutcracker and the opening of The Jessie Eccles Quinney Ballet Centre. http://bit.ly/1rusTjl

11/21
2014
Luke Isley Pinocchio

Ballet West in the News This Week

Salt Lake Tribune | Letter: Bravo, Ballet West, for stunning ‘Giselle’ http://bit.ly/11kt229 FOX13 | ‘Pinocchio’ tale told with a twist by dancers at Ballet West http://bit.ly/1ApBkVq Daily Herald | No strings attached: Ballet West Academy presents ‘Pinocchio’ http://bit.ly/1r1VP27  Photo Credit: Luke Isley

11/18
2014
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THE NUTCRACKER RETURNS FOR 59th SEASON IN DRAMATIC FASHION

SALT LAKE CITY – November 10, 2014 – The New York Time’s principal dance critic called Ballet West’s The Nutcracker, “one of the best productions I’ve ever seen.” The time-honored production returns this year for the 59th season in a spectacular holiday presentation that will enchant children and delight families. Choreographed by Ballet West Founder
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11/18
2014
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Ballet West Hires Sarah West as Director of Major Giving and Corporate Partnerships

SALT LAKE CITY – November 14, 2014 – Ballet West is thrilled to announce the hiring of Sarah West as the Director of Major Giving and Corporate Partnerships. Sarah has served on the Board of Trustees for Ballet West for the past eight years and has helped oversee the expansion of the legendary ballet company.
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08/10
2014

Ballet West Opens New, State of the Art Dance Training Facility in Utah County

In celebration, Ballet West will offer free classes the week of August 18-22 SALT LAKE CITY –Ballet West will open the new Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation Ballet West Academy at Thanksgiving Point, a premiere ballet academy in Utah County. It will provide comprehensive ballet training and the highest level of instruction and performance opportunities
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07/21
2014

 Ballet West Returns to Aspen with Four New Pieces

Ballet West to present Aspen with four pieces designed by world-renown choreographers SALT LAKE CITY (July 21, 2014) — Salt Lake City’s Ballet West will return to the stages of the Aspen District Theatre with four new pieces choreographed by world-renown choreographers Nicolo Fonte, George Balanchine and Jodie Gates. This four-piece show will include the
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06/14
2014

Ballet West Announces 2014-2015 Season

SALT LAKE CITY – Ballet West announces its 2014-2015 season showcasing a broad spectrum of dance featuring some of the greatest choreography of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.  “This season is about exploring the magic and details of the great classics while celebrating the masterworks of the mid 20th century and reaching uncharted territory
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06/11
2014

Versatile conductor Gerald Steichen joins Ballet West as Music Director

 SALT LAKE CITY – June 11, 2014 – Ballet West is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Maestro Gerald Steichen as ­­its first Music Director in nearly a quarter of a century. With an impressive career that ranges from symphony and opera to ballet, Broadway to chamber music, Mr. Steichen has established himself as one
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06/05
2014

Ballet West’s Adam Sklute Celebrated by U.S. National Guard and Community Foundation of Utah

Ballet West Artistic Director receives the Bronze Minuteman Award in recognition for great accomplishments and service to Utah SALT LAKE CITY [June 5, 2014]— Ballet West is proud to announce Artistic Director, Adam Sklute, has been named as one of eight outstanding Utahns to be honored with the Bronze Minuteman Award and voted to join
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05/21
2014

Ballet West to Hold Open Audition and Registration for New, Satellite Academy

Ballet West Academy will host open registration and auditions in Utah County this weekend  SALT LAKE CITY [May 21, 2014] — This weekend, May 24, a new Ballet West Academy location, sponsored by the Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation, will hold registration, auditions and placement for students for their new satellite location at The Barn
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