Ballet Program Faculty • June 20-27
2011 School Programs
Adam Sklute is Artistic Director of Ballet West following a 25-year career as adancer with The Joffrey Ballet which began under Robert Joffrey. He served as Assistant Ballet Master/Artistic Coordinator prior to his appointment at Ballet West in 2007. For Ballet West, he introduced a modern repertoire to its established classical heritage as well as developed Ballet West's Innovations program, designed to nurture and present new works by local, national, and international artists. He actively oversees Ballet West's Academy, teaching and working closely with the faculty. He created Ballet West's Viewpoint panel discussion series and speaks regularly at the company's Director's Pointe program, as well as throughout Utah. Sklute is also a guest teacher and coach for dance programs and workshops nationwide, as well as an adjunct professor of dance at the University of Utah.