Ballet West’s inaugural National Choreographic Festival
- April 13, 2017
- by Dance Informa.
For the first time, Ballet West will host four of America’s most esteemed ballet companies in its hometown of Salt Lake City as part of its brand new National Choreographic Festival.
Set for May 19—27, the festival will feature two completely different programs over two weekends. The first program includes performances by Sarasota Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet and Ballet West. The second program boasts appearances by Pacific Northwest Ballet, Oregon Ballet Theatre and Ballet West.
On the festival, Ballet West CEO and Artistic Director Adam Sklute said, “It is designed to give our Utah audiences the broadest scope of fresh new choreography that is out in the world today.”
Photo: Pacific Northwest Ballet company dancers Angelica Generosa and Raphael Bouchard in Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Before After. Photo by Angela Sterling.
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