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October 2018

Beauty and the Beast – Ballet West

Starts: October 26

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OCTOBER 26-27, 2018 An enchanted ballet designed for children of all ages. Join the Ballet West II dancers and students from the Ballet West Academy for a magical one hour journey into the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast. Featuring full sets, costumes, and story narration, this family favorite follows Beauty and her tragic Beast in a tale of promise, friendship, and love.

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  • November 2018

    Jewels – Ballet West

    Starts: November 2

    Jewels ballet dancers

    NOVEMBER 2–10, 2018 Journey through quiet mystery, jazz-aged abandon, and imperial elegance. Jewels is George Balanchine’s masterpiece with three works that show the true beauty and dynamism of the Company. Emeralds is a sublime glimpse of French mystery, Rubies is an American athletic explosion, and the performance ends with the grand-scale Russian pageantry of Diamonds.

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  • December 2018

    The Nutcracker – Ballet West

    Starts: December 14

    The Nutcracker with dancer's in costume

    DECEMBER 14–29, 2018 Utah’s world-renowned holiday tradition for generations. No holiday season is complete without the festive cheer of The Nutcracker. Join Ballet West for the grand unveiling of fantastical new sets, costumes, and special effects, framing Willam Christensen’s historic and renowned choreography and Tchaikovsky’s famous score. Bring your friends and family one more time to see why this is the longest running full production in America.

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  • February 2019

    Swan Lake – Ballet West

    Starts: February 8, 2019

    Swan Lake performers

    FEBRUARY 8-23, 2019 A fairy tale of eternal devotion, evil sorcery, and the triumph of true love. The heartbreaking story of a sad prince, an evil magician, and a beautiful woman turned into a swan returns to the Capitol Theatre. Adam Sklute’s Swan Lake features expansive sets and costumes, theatricality, and some of the most challenging and powerful dance in ballet’s history.

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  • April 2019

    Onegin – Ballet West

    Starts: April 5, 2019

    Onegin banner

    APRIL 5–13, 2019 Young love leads to deadly consequences. Choreographer John Cranko is unmatched in his ability to tell complex love stories with opulent movement and passionate emotions. Created in 1965 and based on Alexander Pushkin’s revered verse-novel, Onegin follows the story of Tatiana as she falls for, and then is rejected by, a handsome stranger who realizes too late his tragic decisions.

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  • May 2019

    World Choreographic Festival – Ballet West

    Starts: May 9, 2019

    Dancer's near Salt Lake City Library Square

    MAY 9–11, 2019 World premiere choreography from around the globe. Ballet West’s Choreographic Festival goes international with guest companies joining from all corners of the world in this exciting program dedicated to new choreography and diverse voices. A world premiere creation for Ballet West by esteemed choreographer Edwaard Liang and new works by three visiting organizations come together for an unprecedented program of dance.

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