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MOMIX’s dancers take audiences on a dynamic journey, bringing the landscape of the American Southwest to life through the illusionistic style of Opus Cactus.

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Spring begins with a program of contemporary ballets that represent the continuing development of the art form and its artists.

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Ballet Under the Stars allows Arizona communities to enjoy dance in a unique outdoor setting.

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Adaptive Dance Program at Ballet Arizona is designed to create a class environment that is sensitive to the needs of students with Down syndrome.

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Behind-the-scenes view of Firebird and the moving parts behind creating a brand new ballet from scratch.

All Balanchine is three ballets by “The Father of American Ballet”, George Balanchine.

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Ib Andersen’s vision for dance in the desert continues in 2019 with Eroica.

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During our The Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation presents Ballet Under the Stars, you’ll have a chance to see several exciting pieces of dance!

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Nayon Iovino presents a Latin-inspired world premiere to honor Artistic Director Ib Andersen’s 20th Anniversary.

Join us for a 20th Anniversary ballet by Artistic Director Ib Andersen that highlights & celebrates some of the audience favorites throughout the years.

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Ballet Arizona’s The Nutcracker is the best way to celebrate the holidays with friends and family!

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Napoli is the iconic & beloved Bournonville ballet that tells the story of Gennaro, a poor fisherman, and his beloved Teresina.

Experience joy, romance, and laughter as you wander into the magical world of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Celebrate the joy and wonder of the holidays with Ib Andersen’s The Nutcracker.

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Join us to see this Fox10 News segment where we talk about our Fall Enrollment 2021!

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A world premiere by Artistic Director Ib Andersen – Ballet Arizona’s The Four Seasons is sure to be another masterpiece like Eroica and Topia.

Ballet Arizona rings in the season with Ib Andersen’s The Nutcracker creating memories to cherish forever.

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Join us to see this Fox10 News segment where we talk about our Fall Enrollment 2021!

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Local business leaders share the impact the arts have on the Phoenix business community and how to get involved in supporting the arts across the Valley.

Ballet Arizona is proud to offer comprehensive dance training that meets the expectations of professional dance companies, as well as those looking to dance as a supplement to enrich their lives.

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Ballet Arizona Technical Director Joe Piirto presented a special LIVE discussion about what it’s like to work behind-the-scenes in the theater.


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Ballet Arizona Director of Production Michael Panvini presented a special LIVE discussion about the behind-the-scenes magic that brings your favorite productions to life.

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Ballet Arizona faculty member and former professional dancer Chelsea Teel presented a special LIVE discussion about dancer health and wellness.


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Ballet Arizona’s Education & Community Engagement Manager Alexandra Papazian presented a special LIVE discussion about how we work to spread the joy of dance in our community.

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Ballet Arizona Accompanist Larry Phibbs presented a special Facebook LIVE discussion about what it’s like to be a musician in the dance world.

Ballet Arizona Studio Company Dancer Sarah Diniz presented a special LIVE discussion about what it’s like to train professionally as a dancer and pursue the dream of being a professional ballerina.

Welcome to Ballet Arizona's new, official website!