Assistant Ballet Master | Director of Ballet West II | Principal Faculty
Calvin Kitten began his dance training at the California Ballet School in San Diego, and continued training at the State Ballet School in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia and also at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York. Calvin joined the Joffrey Ballet in 1991. During his 19 years with The Joffrey, Calvin performed many principal and soloist roles while touring the United States and internationally. Calvin has received two Ruth Page Awards, has been featured on the cover of Dance Magazine, and has appeared in numerous films. In 2010, Calvin joined the teaching faculty of the University of Utah’s Ballet Department. Calvin joined the Ballet West staff as Director of Ballet West II in 2015.