A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mountain West Ballet will hold open auditions for an original full-length ballet to be presented May 15, 16, and 18, 2015 at the Sandy Amphitheater. Rehearsals begin February 28. Boys & Girls intending to audition must be 8-years-old by February 7, 2015.
Ballet training requirement: Must be currently enrolled with a ballet school or ballet studio on a year round basis, with minimun of one year of ballet training. Please call MWB 801-572-6222 with questions.
Complete online pre-registration form before you arrive at the Registration. Online registration will be closed on Sunday, February 1st at 6:00 PM. Please do not wait till the last day or the last hour to complete this step. Late registration will not be available. If you have more than one child to register, you will need to register each child individually.
Step 2: Registration at Mountain West Ballet February 4 & 5, 2015
Dancer required to be at registration in person. Any dancer not at registration will not be allowed to audition. Registration will be at Mountain West Ballet, 8731 S Sandy Parkway #106, Sandy, Utah, on the following dates: Wednesday February 4, or Thursday February 5 6:00 - 8:00PM. Remember to pre-register online before you arrive at the Registration! Registration fee and performance fee are due at registration. Please bring two separate checks for each dancer's registration fee and performance fee.
- Registration Fee: $10
- Non-refundable, cash or check only. Please pay this fee separate from the performance fee for each dancer. Make check payable to Mountain West Ballet or MWB.
- Performance Deposit: $40
- Non-refundable, cash or check only. Deposit maybe refunded if dancer drops before February 16, 2015. Please pay this fee separate from the performance fee for each dancer. Make check payable to Mountain West Ballet or MWB.
Step 3: Audition February 7, 2015
Audition Date and Time: Saturday, February 7, 2015. Specific audition times and instructions will be given at the Registration.
Audition Location: Eastmont Middle School Auditorium 10100 South 1300 East, Sandy, Utah.
You must Pre-Register online and attend one of the Registration in order to audition.
Step 4: Cast Member/Parent Meeting
Cast members and parent of cast members of minor are required to attend a mandatory cast meeting on Thursday, February 12, 7:30 PM at Eastmont Middle School Auditorium 10100 South 1300 East, Sandy, Utah.
Step 5: Costume Fitting
Cast members are required to attend costume fitting session. Costume fitting dates and time will be announced after audition. Please check the Dancer’s Calendar for specific fitting schedule. The costume fitting session is crucial and cast members will be dismissed if fail to attend the costume fitting.
For questions contact Mountain West Ballet by email or by phone 801-572-6222.
Mountain West Ballet is a community based non-profit organization that preserves advances and shares the beauty of ballet by providing opportunities for aspiring dancers in a professional, nurturing atmosphere, and by offering the community an affordable, quality production for entertainment and educational purposes.
Mountain West Ballet presents two productions annually, utilizing the Sandy Amphitheater and Mount Jordan Middle School as venues. Mountain West Ballet holds open auditions for all parts using a panel of judges who utilize a points-based scoring system. Auditions are widely publicized throughout Salt Lake valley through press releases, mailings, posters and flyers in public and private schools and universities. Our goal is to use every dancer who auditions, which often results in double or triple casting. Dancers from throughout Salt Lake valley representing approximately 26 dance schools, colleges and universities participate annually with Mountain West Ballet.
Mountain West Ballet Was Elevated To New Heights As It Was Honored With Utah's Own Best Of State Award 2010
Mountain West Ballet was recognized with the distinguished Best of State Award in the Arts and Entertainment category; Community Arts. Awards were presented by Shauna Lake and Mark Koelbel of KUTV2 at a gala event May 29, 2010 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Mountain West Ballet is deeply honored with the Best of State Award recognition, as it feels this award is a reflection of its mission and commitment in providing our community with quality entertainment through the art and education of ballet.
The Best of State Awards were created in 2003 to recognize outstanding individuals, organizations and businesses in Utah. Best of State candidates are evaluated by a panel of 100 judges based on three criteria: achievement in the field of endeavor; innovation or creativity in approaches, techniques, methods or processes; and contribution to improving the quality of life in Utah. By recognizing excellence in our community and sharing examples of success and triumph in so many worthy endeavors, it is hoped that we will all be inspired to reach a little higher and strive to realize our goals and dreams.