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Mr. Jeffrey Rogers

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Adjunct Professor

Phone: (801) ***-****  HQ Phone
University of Utah
201 Presidents Circle Room 201
Salt Lake City , Utah 84112
United States

Company Description: The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, is an institution for higher education and research accredited with Northwest Association of Schools and...   more

Employment History


  • School of American Ballet
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JEFFREY ROGERS was Principal ... [cached]
JEFFREY ROGERS was Principal Dancer for 15 years at Ballet West, the company featured in the TV show, "Breaking Pointe". He is now Ballet West's Company Teacher, principal faculty teacher for the Ballet West Academy, and principal teacher for the Ballet West Trainee Program. He is also Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah, and a YAGP judge and Master Teacher.
Academy Faculty | Ballet West, 7 July 2012 [cached]
Jeff Rogers
Ballet West Administrative Staff | Ballet West, 7 July 2012 [cached]
Jeffrey Rogers - Principal Faculty
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Jeffrey Rogers, Retired Principal Dancer, Ballet West
The Performers Ballet and Jazz Dance Company | Summer Workshop, 5 Mar 2011 [cached]
Jeff Rogers Jeff Rogers Born in Virginia in a southern military family, Mr. Rogers began his early training at the age of nine in Germany under Maureen Gergun, a former Soloist from the Royal Ballet in London.
Mr. Rogers was also awarded full scholarships at the National Academy of Arts in Illinois. There, he completed his formation in the Vaganova, Bournonville and Cecchetti techniques, working with such great teachers as Petrus Bosman, Georgina Parkinson and Valerie Taylor of the Royal Ballet and Francesca Corkle of the Joffrey Ballet.
Keeping a close connection with the English dance scene, Mr. Rogers was given the rare honor in 1983, as a student, to take class with the Royal Ballet. In 1984, he was granted the Princess Grace Foundation Award for Artistic Excellence in dance, cited for "Outstanding performing and dramatic quality in one so young".
Mr. Rogers has danced all the major Principal roles in the Classical repertoire from Albrecht to Siegfried and at the same time, he has managed to take on all of the adjacent supporting roles in those very same ballets. In doing so, he developed a deep sense of stage craft and accumulated a strong following with audiences. In this outstanding career, Mr. Rogers also had the opportunity to perform as a Principal dancer in the best contemporary works by renowned choreographers.
Mr. Rogers has been coached and tutored by numerous dance personalities from around the world.
Well versed into the workings of a ballet company, Mr. Rogers was a Union Secretary for 1 year, a Contract Steward for 2 years and Union Captain for a record 11 years at Ballet West. His knowledge of contract issues is profound and his understanding of the inner workings of a ballet company solid. Jeffrey Rogers has taught for Ballet West, the University of Utah's Dance Department and for Virginia School of the Arts.
A guest artist for various productions, Mr. Rogers has focused his collaborations with Choreographer and Director René Daveluy, bringing to life the famous role of The Shoemaker in a successful new version of The Red Shoes to the original score by british composer Brian Easdale.
In the summer of 2005, Mr. Rogers taught a two week intensive Theatrical Fencing workshop for Juline • School of Dance and coached and rehearsed a new and unique work by René Daveluy entitled Fencing Concerto for Central West Ballet. .
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