ADVANCED DIVISION
at the Downtown SLC Campus

ABOUT | Advanced A, B and C levels comprise the top levels of training at the Ballet West Academy. Students refine their classical ballet techniques, pointe, pas de deux and men’s techniques as well as classical repertory and contemporary movement themes. Students become fluent in the French ballet vocabulary and gain an in depth understanding of anatomy and its application to dance especially in the prevention of injury.  Students understand and practice healthy nutrition. In addition to a high proficiency in technical skills, students demonstrate a working knowledge of ballet theory, explore musicality, expression and freedom of movement.

ACCEPTANCE & PLACEMENT | Acceptance and placement is determined by an audition held before the new fall season, or an audition can be arranged with the Ballet West Academy director.

EVALUATIONS | Students are evaluated yearly in the form of an exam demonstrating their progress and potential to the Ballet West Academy director, principal faculty and Ballet West artistic staff. 


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ADVANCED A | Placement by Audition

  • Placement by audition
  • Registration Fee: $40
  • Performance Fee: $150
  • Tuition for the Academy Year: $4,700
    5% Discount if Paid in Full at Time of Registration

2017-2018 Advanced A Schedule . . .

MONDAY: 4:30PM-6:45PM
TUESDAY: 4:30PM-6:45PM
WEDNESDAY: 4:30PM-6:45PM
THURSDAY: 4:30PM-6:45PM
FRIDAY: 4:30PM-6:45PM
SATURDAY: 10:30AM-3:30PM

CLASSES INCLUDE: Technique, Pointe, Conditioning, Pas De Deux, Repertoire, Variations, Character, and Contemporary

2017-2018 Dress Code . . .

LADIES
Leotard: Eleve Nadine in Black with BWA logo
Belt: White Belt (worn during class)
Skirt: Eleve in Black (worn during pointe class, rehearsals & performances) The belt and skirt should never be worn at the same time.
Tights: Bodywrappers #C45 (Girls), #A45 (Ladies) Professional Backseam, color Theatrical Pink
Shoes: Pink canvas, split sole ballet technique shoes with sewn elastics
Hair: Hair should be worn in the Academy bun style.

GENTLEMEN
Shirt: Eleve Gabe with sleeve in Black with BWA logo
Tights: Black tights (MStevens milliskin). All tights must be worn with a Tan (or nude) colored dance belt.
Socks: White Freed socks
Shoes: White canvas, split sole ballet technique shoes with sewn elastics
Hair: Hair should be neatly groomed


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ADVANCED B | Placement by Audition

  • Placement by audition
  • Registration Fee: $40
  • Performance Fee: $150
  • Tuition for the Academy Year: $5,000
    5% Discount if Paid in Full at Time of Registration

2017-2018 Advanced B Schedule . . .

MONDAY: 4:30PM-6:45PM
TUESDAY: 4:30PM-6:45PM
WEDNESDAY: 4:30PM-6:45PM
THURSDAY: 4:30PM-6:45PM
FRIDAY: 4:30PM-6:45PM
SATURDAY: 10:30AM-3:30PM

CLASSES INCLUDE: Technique, Pointe, Conditioning, Pas De Deux, Repertoire, Variations, Character, and Contemporary

2017-2018 Dress Code . . .

LADIES
Leotard: Eleve Nadine in Black with BWA logo
Belt: Lilac Belt (worn during class)
Skirt: Eleve in Black (worn during pointe class, rehearsals & performances) The belt and skirt should never be worn at the same time.
Tights: Bodywrappers #C45 (Girls), #A45 (Ladies) Professional Backseam, color Theatrical Pink
Shoes: Pink canvas, split sole ballet technique shoes with sewn elastics
Hair: Hair should be worn in the Academy bun style.

GENTLEMEN
Shirt: Eleve Gabe with sleeve in Black with BWA logo
Tights: Black tights (MStevens milliskin). All tights must be worn with a Tan (or nude) colored dance belt.
Socks: White Freed socks
Shoes: White canvas, split sole ballet technique shoes with sewn elastics
Hair: Hair should be neatly groomed


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ADVANCED C | Placement by Audition

  • Placement by audition
  • Registration Fee: $40
  • Performance Fee: $150
  • Tuition for the Academy Year: $5,000
    5% Discount if Paid in Full at Time of Registration

2017-2018 Advanced C Schedule . . .

MONDAY: 4:30PM-6:45PM
TUESDAY: 4:30PM-6:45PM
WEDNESDAY: 4:30PM-6:45PM
THURSDAY: 4:30 pm-6:45 pm
FRIDAY: 4:30PM-6:45PM
SATURDAY: 10:30AM-3:30PM

CLASSES INCLUDE: Technique, Pointe, Conditioning, Pas De Deux, Repertoire, Variations, Character, and Contemporary

2017-2018 Dress Code . . .

LADIES
Leotard: Eleve Nadine in Black with BWA logo
Belt: Black Belt (worn during class)
Skirt: Eleve in Black (worn during pointe class, rehearsals & performances) The belt and skirt should never be worn at the same time.
Tights: Bodywrappers #C45 (Girls), #A45 (Ladies) Professional Backseam, color Theatrical Pink
Shoes: Pink canvas, split sole ballet technique shoes with sewn elastics
Hair: Hair should be worn in the Academy bun style.

GENTLEMEN
Shirt: Eleve Gabe with sleeve in Black with BWA logo
Tights: Black tights (MStevens milliskin). All tights must be worn with a Tan (or nude) colored dance belt.
Socks: White Freed socks
Shoes: White canvas, split sole ballet technique shoes with sewn elastics
Hair: Hair should be neatly groomed