Utah’s extraordinarily vibrant dance scene features professional companies of classical ballet dancers who express power, technical precision, and beauty in their work and modern dancers who are able, through their graceful movement, to touch your soul or tell a story. 

Bboy Federation

Daily, June 21-24, 6PM, The Round
Sun, June 24, 7:30PM, The Round

RUUDDANCES featuring Ballet West Academy
and 2018 Utah Arts Festival Commissioned Dance Award

Fri, June 22, 5:45PM, Festival Stage

Presented by Christopher Ruud and RUUDDANCES, LLC

Peggy Dolkas, Associate Director and Principal Faculty with Ballet West II, graduated from the National Ballet School in Toronto, Canada. After dancing with the National Ballet of Canada for two years, she joined Ballet West in 2003. Peggy Dolkas’ choreographic commission will premier as part of RUUDDANCES featuring Ballet West, Ballet West Academy, and the Utah Arts Festival 2018 Dance Commission Award on Friday, June 22, 5:45PM on the Festival Stage.

Children’s Dance Theatre

Sat, June 23, 5:30PM, Festival Stage

Presented by University of Utah Tanner Dance

Repertory Dance Theatre

Sun, June 24, 5:15PM, Festival Stage

Dance Commission Sponsor