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Welcome
The Ballet Conservatory of Salt Lake City is a comprehensive ballet training school that combines technical proficiency, artistry and  discipline with a love of dance. The Conservatory curriculum emphasizes strong classical technique
 and an intense study of variations and choreography all in an effort to increase students' performing abilities.  The school is designed for serious training in which ballet is the core and foundation for all other forms of dance.
 The Artistic Director and faculty are passionate toward helping all students, with the involvement of their parents, to determine and attain specific goals for their dance training.
 
Our History
Cristobal Marquez has contributed to the Salt Lake City Arts community as an Artistic Ballet Director since September 2006.  As founder of BCSLC
(Ballet Conservatory of Salt Lake City), Marquez moved to Trolley Square
 in order to accommodate his growing school.  Recently renovated, the studio offers a central location for students who wish to study ballet.  For the last four years, Marquez has offered an intensive summer ballet program -- producing several professional dancers.  Additionally, Marquez  has served as private coach for students training for ballet competitions including American Ballet Competition and Youth America Grand Prix. Under his direction, students have placed in the top 3 at the following
YAGP competitions:
 
 and 1st place at the ABC:
1.2008:
 
Marquez has garnered attention within the Utah Arts Community through his contribution and innovative choreography with performances such as Alice in Wonderland,  At Capacity, May concert (Trolley Square) and Thumbelina.
  Further reading of Marquez' accomplishments can be viewed at the following:
 Students studying under Cristobal Marquez have received dance contracts with Ballet Santiago, Orlando Ballet,Cincinnati Ballet, Lines Ballet, University of Utah, Utah Valley University.

 


Our Mission
The Mission of  the Ballet Conservatory of Salt Lake City is to provide students of all ages and abilities with the finest comprehensive dance training in an enriching environment focusing upon healthy nutrition. The Conservatory is committed to attracting a diverse student body and promoting an environment that supports strong work ethic and family involvement.
 
Local, national and international references available upon request.