Academy Policies & Procedures


Mission Statement

The Ballet West Academy’s faculty is dedicated to giving our students excellent ballet training. The Academy supports the traditions of classical ballet, explores new and modern forms of dance, and recognizes the need to communicate to students in a positive and caring manner.

Registration & Tuition Policy


All students must register through the Ballet West Academy office.  All fees are to be paid by the deadline given on the tuition page in order to reserve the dancer’s place in class for each session. Payment may be made by cash, check (made out to Ballet West Academy) or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover are accepted).  Credit Card Payments may be made online. There will be a $25 fee for returned checks.

Academy Faculty


Peter Christie, School Director

Adult Class


Ballet West Academy



View and/or Download the Summer Intensive Resident Handbook PDF by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.


Housing for the summer session will be arranged through Ballet West.  Housing rates include a meal plan of 19 transfer meals per week of involvement as well as a transit pass.

Housing rates are as follows:

Full Session:   $2,400.00

Session One:  $1,275.00



The summer program is designed for students 12-26 years at intermediate or advanced levels. Class placement is based on the technical needs of each student and is determined by the faculty. Any adjustments to class placement will be given during the first week of each session of the program.

Summer Intensive 2014


2 Four Week Sessions: June 8 to July 3, 2014 or July 6 to August 1, 2014
Full eight-week session: June 8 to August 1, 2014

Summer Intensive Guest Teachers will include:

Guest teachers TBD

Apply Online for the Summer Intensive

Academy Auditions & Placement


Students invited to join the school will train with some of the finest teachers in the country and receive instruction from renowned guest teachers, as well as members of the artistic staff of Ballet West.

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