Jessie Eccles Quinney Ballet Centre
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
June 17th-July 19th 2019
|About| The Choreographic Workshop is by invitation only. It is a five week program consisting of Ballet West Academy Summer Intensive’s first three week session followed by a two week choreographic workshop, culminating in a world premiere performance. Ballet West First Soloist, Allison DeBona, and Ballet West Principal, Rex Tilton, are the Directors of the artÉmotion Summer Intensive and lead the two week Choreographic Workshop. It is designed to offer dancers a company environment that includes a technique class every morning followed by six hours of rehearsal. Only 45 dancers are accepted to the program as participants are dancers Ballet West is interested in inviting to Ballet West as Trainees. This workshop is offered to dancers ages 16 and older, only.
" I remember hearing the first day, 'I'm (Faculty) going to treat you like a professional so you dance like a professional.' I think that pretty much sums up this program the best way."
-2017 Choreographic Workshop student and current Ballet West Trainee, Rainey Boyette.