Behind the Seams


As a performing arts company, we are in the business of telling stories. Every element, from choreography and music, to sets and lighting, thoughtfully woven together to create a masterpiece. […]

In the Spotlight: Studio Company


In 2014, The School of Ballet Arizona (SBAZ) established its very own Studio Company. For those outside of the ballet world, think of it like an internship program. Built for […]

All That Blossoms…


A Letter from Executive Director, Jami Kozemczak Like our Arizona spring, all things at the ballet are in full bloom! We cannot wait for you to experience the final two […]

Building A Ballet: The Rite of Spring


With the world premiere of Artistic Director, Ib Andersen’s The Rite of Spring just weeks away, we are taking you on the journey of building a ballet from scratch. In […]

Happy Birthday DanceAZ


Since 2018, Ballet Arizona has been serving Title I elementary schools across the Valley through the school residency program, DanceAZ. Born out of the pressing need for youth arts education […]

Behind-The-Scenes of Giselle with Ib Andersen

Behind-The-Scenes of Giselle with Ib Andersen

Tell us about Giselle… Giselle is a complete masterpiece. The story itself is simple, a fairy tale about love and betrayal, and yet, everything about it is iconic… every step… […]

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