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Feb 11, 2021

The Ballet Herald: ‘Ballet Arizona Review: Inspiring Glimpses of the Past, Present, and Future’

It is not only an exhibit of his company’s technical and theatrical range from classical to contemporary that Artistic Director Ib Andersen has curated but also an intimate digital environment in which we hear directly from him and the dancers. Read the full article

May 25, 2018

Arizona Republic: “‘Eroica,’ Ballet Arizona ★★★★½”

“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

Phoenix New Times: “Ballet Arizona Performs the World Premiere of Ib Andersen’s Eroica”

“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.

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Apr 15, 2021

Gilbert Sun News: Kids with disabilities learn dance from Ballet Arizona

Children and teens with Down syndrome are learning the discipline of ballet through a unique program sponsored by Ballet Arizona. Read the full article

Apr 5, 2021

KTAR News: 2 Valley youth arts organizations unite to showcase Swan Lake

PHOENIX — The School of Ballet Arizona and Phoenix Youth Symphony Orchestras are teaming up to present a unique performance at the Desert Botanical Garden. Read the full article

Feb 22, 2021

The Ballet Herald: ‘Gillmer Duran: Solidarity Toward a Brighter Future’

Despite the ups and downs he has endured personally as well as those that accompany a global pandemic, Gillmer Duran is still positive about the future of the dance industry. Read the full article