Department of Ballet


The Department of Ballet is a vibrant community of dance professionals and exceptional students offering a curriculum that prepares graduates for professional performing and teaching careers. The Department honors and encourages both creative and scholarly research. A balanced and comprehensive course of study created for the 100-plus professionally oriented students leads to the BFA Degree and may include an emphasis or certificate in Ballet Teaching. The Department’s training is rigorous and exciting including performance and choreographic opportunities with Utah Ballet, Character Dance Ensemble, Ballet Ensemble, Ballet Showcase, and Senior Concert. 

NEWS & Events


September 8th, 2014

Ballet Showcase I

The kick-off to the Department of Ballet 2014 -2015 performance calendar is coming up! Join us for … (more...)

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June 20th, 2014

ABT National Training Curriculum

The University of Utah Department of Ballet was proud to host an American Ballet Theatre National … (more...)


June 1st, 2014

Welcome to our new Acting Chair, Brent Schneider

Beginning June 1, 2014, Brent Schneider (MFA, University of Utah) took over the leadership of … (more...)

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