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, Ballet Ensemble, Ballet Showcase, and Senior Concert.


Now accepting applications for the 2015 – 2016 academic year. Check audition dates and apply today!

NEWS & Events

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July 21st, 2015

Ballet West Names Scholarship in Honor of Bené Arnold

Last week, Ballet West named an Academy scholarship in honor of the legendary Department of Ballet … (more...)

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July 21st, 2015

Character Dance Ensemble Visits Hungary on Research Excursion

The University of Utah's Department of Ballet Character Dance Ensemble recently returned from a … (more...)

Ballet Senior Showcase 2015

April 28th, 2015

Ballet Senior Showcase

Wednesday, May 6th - The Department of Ballet Senior Showcase Featuring the graduating class of … (more...)

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