Recent Reviews View All
|May 25, 2018||
“OK, you should take the star rating with a grain of salt. I’m no dance expert, but I have become a huge fan of Ballet Arizona and choreographer Ib Andersen. Taking his cues from his onetime mentor, George Balanchine, Andersen excels at abstract dance-for-dance’s-sake…” Read more.
|May 18, 2018||
“The glow of a setting sun surrounds a pair of peaks just west of Desert Botanical Garden. A short walk from the garden’s entrance, there’s a stage lit with an icy shade of blue. Dozens of tall cylinders line the back of the stage, with varying heights that give the illusion…” Read more.
|Jun 27, 2016||
“For centuries, ballet has focused all of its stage deportment on one specific arc of space, through a proscenium arch to a large audience. Yet this is such a three-dimensional art that it’s baffling how few experiments have been made to…” Read more.
Current News View All
|Aug 12, 2020||
Ballet Arizona hired two new directors, Leslie Marquez as marketing director and Karina Felix as its finance director. “We are thrilled to bring Leslie and Karina on board to head up Ballet Arizona’s marketing and finance departments,” said Samantha Turner, executive director at Ballet Arizona, in a prepared statement. Click here to read full article.
|Jul 28, 2020||
More than a million dollars in federal coronavirus relief funds will help 16 nonprofit arts groups in Arizona. The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced the awards to help organizations cover staff salaries, fees for artists or contractual personnel and facilities costs. Click here to read full article.
|Jun 24, 2020||
In February 2019, PHOENIX began soliciting their subscribers and social media followers to nominate Valley residents who are “moving the chains, making a difference or otherwise crushing it” in the realms of business, sports, the arts, media, philanthropy, politics, et al. A final list of Great 48 inductees was drawn up, featuring Ballet Arizona Artistic Director […]