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(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Dancers from Baller West II, rehearse in one of the new studios in the new Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation Ballet West Academy at Thanksgiving Point, Friday, August 22, 2014
Photos: Ballet West opens dance training academy in Utah County
First Published Aug 22 2014 02:21 pm • Last Updated Aug 25 2014 07:24 am

Ballet West celebrated the opening of a dance training academy in Lehi on Friday. The Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation Ballet West Academy at Thanksgiving Point, will provide comprehensive ballet training and performance opportunities for children and adults throughout Utah County. Already, 125 children have enrolled, with up to 250 students expected, officials said at the ceremony.

Here are photos from a press tour and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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