Ballet West UT
Ballet West originated in Salt Lake City in 1963 as the Utah Civic Ballet. From Balanchine to Bournonville and Petipa to Tharp, Ballet West boasts a rich and varied repertoire, elegant and versatile artists and an American style and legacy that is as dynamic, expansive and unexpected as the Rocky Mountain region it represents. Ballet West has toured the world several times over presenting the very best in American classical ballet. The Ballet West Academy, the official school of Ballet West, provides excellence in ballet instruction to students ages 6-18. The Academy offers a structured curriculum that includes ballet technique, pointe, variations, character dance, classes for boys, adult classes and more. Each year, Ballet West Educational and Outreach programs serve more than 20 districts, over 320 schools and nearly 80,000 throughout the state.