Peter and the Wolf and Other Works

May 25 - 26, 2024

Orpheum Theatre


Witness the next generation of dancers and musicians perform together in this inspirational annual tradition!

Featuring all pieces choreographed by Ib Andersen, including the new original ballet Peter and the Wolf, the spring performance will highlight the technical and artistic prowess of our students. Join us this spring and witness the collaborative talents of the students of The School of Ballet Arizona and Phoenix Youth Symphony Orchestras.

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Ballets featured in this production are:

Play (2007)

This Andersen original first premiered in June 2007 by Ballet Arizona. It uses innovative choreography, costuming, and lighting techniques to reshape traditional dance moves to familiar music, including “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.”

A Midsummer Night's Dream (2008)

A hilarious masterpiece of dreams, illusion, love, and fantasy, this ballet premiered with Ballet Arizona in October 2008 and was revamped in 2020 with new costumes from Fabio Toblini.

Swan Lake (2003)

Premiered with Ballet Arizona in March 2003, this storybook ballet became the first collaboration between SBAZ and PYSO in 2021.

Romeo and Juliet (2003)

Premiered in February 2003, this was the first full-length ballet Ib Andersen choreographed for Ballet Arizona.

The Firebird (2019)

Set to one of Ib Andersen’s favorite pieces of music, The Firebird premiered with Ballet Arizona in February 2019.


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Peter and the Wolf and Other Works

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Performance Dates & Showtimes:

Saturday May 25, 2024
Peter and the Wolf and Other Works
2:00 pm

at Orpheum Theatre

Sunday May 26, 2024
Peter and the Wolf and Other Works
1:00 pm

at Orpheum Theatre

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