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Welcome to Central Utah Ballet! On this page, you’ll find insights and articles about our ballet academy.

Learn to Appreciate Ballet: 7 Steps

Learn to Appreciate Ballet: 7 Steps

For those who weren’t raised in the ballet community, watching a ballet can seem foreign—and maybe even boring. Ballet is a nuanced art that can make it more difficult to appreciate for some casual observers. However, with the right approach and mindset, anyone can...

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How to Make the Most of Summer Ballet Intensives

How to Make the Most of Summer Ballet Intensives

If you’re like most ballet dancers, summer means one thing: summer intensives. Summer intensives are an age-old tradition where dancers get together for several weeks of rigorous training and exceptional practice during the summer months when other distractions like...

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Central Utah Ballet Announces Their Summer Programs for 2021

Central Utah Ballet Announces Their Summer Programs for 2021

Central Utah Ballet, a new ballet school in Lehi, Utah, with owner and artistic director Jennie Creer-King, has announced summer intensive programs and camps to help aspiring dancers further their classical ballet skills and training. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LEHI, UTAH,...

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10 Reasons Ballet is Good for You

10 Reasons Ballet is Good for You

Ballet is a well-rounded, positive activity for children and adults alike. It offers a wide range of mental and physical benefits, including improving strength and flexibility, reducing stress, and improving confidence. Why is Ballet Good for You? 10 Reasons. Below...

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What is a Pre-Professional Ballet Program?

What is a Pre-Professional Ballet Program?

A pre-professional ballet program is a ballet program that helps prepare aspiring ballerinas for semi-professional ballet opportunities. This includes auditioning for scholarships or college/university dance programs as well as professional dance companies. A...

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Reasons we Love Teaching Ballet Classes in Utah

Reasons we Love Teaching Ballet Classes in Utah

Teaching ballet classes in Utah is no new career for Central Utah Ballet owner and artistic director, Jennie Creer-King. Before opening Central Utah Ballet, Jennie served as Principal of the Barbara Barrington-Jones Ballet West Academy in Lehi, Utah, helping to grow...

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Central Utah Ballet Performs Excerpts from the Nutcracker

Central Utah Ballet Performs Excerpts from the Nutcracker

Central Utah Ballet hosts their inaugural performance, Excerpts from the Nutcracker, amid a pandemic. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LEHI, UTAH, November 2020---This November, Central Utah Ballet held its first performance since their grand opening in August. The performance...

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Guide to Choosing a Ballet School in Utah for Your Child

Guide to Choosing a Ballet School in Utah for Your Child

We are very lucky to be in a state where personal development and extracurriculars are a priority for many families and individuals. Because of this, there are many ballet schools in Utah to choose from. Guide to Choosing a Ballet School in Utah Because there are so...

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What Does Dance Do for a Child? 6 Positive Outcomes

What Does Dance Do for a Child? 6 Positive Outcomes

What does dance do for a child, and why do so many parents enroll their students in dance lessons? Engaging your child in extracurricular activities (those “outside of school” activities) is an instinct that comes naturally to most parents. We want to support our...

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