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Ballet West

50 W 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1642
801-355-2787
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Type: Ballets
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- Jun 13, 2014
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Wasatch Range, Utah
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I have done many Summer Intensives and Nutcracker performances with Ballet West! They are so fun and make you work so hard! I high recommend it for the more determined dancers!

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Utah
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238 reviews 238 reviews
72 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Not only is Sleeping Beauty stunningly beautiful, it's also fun as in the final act during the wedding celebration when fairy tale characters (e.g., Little Red Riding Hood & the Wolf; White Kitty & Puss in Boots) perform pas de deux. Lovely, lovely evening. The renovations to the Capitol Theatre are helpful, too, and will be complete when more women's... More

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Vernal, Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

If you get a chance to see anything of Ballet West's, the Nutcracker is a holiday must. But everything else is spectacular too! Not much of a ballet fan, Ballet West has me sold on the whole package. I just might become one!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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91 reviews 91 reviews
55 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We went to the firebird, which was very fun. My 10 year old really enjoyed it. We also saw Petite Mort. This piece, set to a few songs by Mozart, was amazing. I love the freedom of Contemporary dance and I love the technical strength of these Ballet dancers and Petite Mort was a wonderful blending of the two. What... More

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Heber City, Utah
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you don't know the history of this company, you may be surprised to find it in Salt Lake City. It goes way back to the 1950's or so. It was founded by Willam (sic) Christensen who came from San Francisco and had ties to Balanchine. Their Nutcracker -- a seasoned production over 60 years old -- is a classic.... More

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Salt Lake City, UT
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85 reviews 85 reviews
18 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

,After seeing Cinderella in February, Jewels in April ~ rather than continuing listing what we've enjoyed watching so far this year ~ let me just say that we've been subscribers & supporters of Ballet West for many many years. This gem should be rated number 1 in Salt Lake City over & above any & all attractions in Salt Lake... More

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Exile in Utah
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85 reviews 85 reviews
22 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We just saw the Ballet West performance of Cinderella and it was stunning. Such talent! From the set design, to the costumes, lighting, orchestra, and of course on to the choreography and performances it was mesmerizing. We had previously attended a mixed bill program as well and it was equally moving. However, seeing a well-known story portrayed in dance...and watching... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We are so privileged to have such a first class dance company here in Salt Lake City. I went to the Annual Gala in October and loved it so much that I'm going again this week! Amazing, talented dancers, beautiful costumes, and terrific productions!

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Smithfield, Utah
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Each year we try to see Ballet West at least once! A Utah institution! Each performance is breathtaking. Thank you Ballet West for all you contribute to our great state.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

High level of technical virtuosity, good selections of choreography. I usually like the more modern pieces, and the 'mixed bill' programs over a full length ballet...but Ballet West has it all.

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