Dorrance Theatre

About Dorrance

Ballet Arizona’s in-house theatre provides a professional, yet intimate setting for performances that bring the audience closer to the action on stage than any other venue. By day, Dorrance Theatre serves as a state of the art studio serving both the professional company and The School of Ballet Arizona. Come performance time, the space is transformed into a black-box theatre complete with close to 300 seats, lighting, sound and backdrops. A performance in the Dorrance Theatre is indeed a treat for audiences!


The Ballet does not discriminate against employees, patrons, program beneficiaries, or the general public based upon any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including based on upon race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Accessible Seating

Dorrance Theatre features accessible seating, companion seating (in Sections B and C, Row 1), and accessible restrooms.

Please inform your ticketing representative of your seating needs when purchasing in order to take advantage of wheelchair and companion seating. You can contact our Box Office at 602.381.1096 (711 for Relay Services) for details and seat availability.

Accessible Listening Device

The OTOjOY Hearing Loop system is available for patrons who desire amplification. Hearing loop receivers and telecoil-enabled smart earbuds are available. Please see an usher at the Dorrance Theatre when you arrive to obtain an Assistive Listening Device, available on a first come, first served basis.

Sign Language Interpretation

American Sign Language interpretation will be available at our Performance Chats, Studio Spotlight events, and Student Matinees during spoken sections of the programs. Please visit the respective pages to learn more.

Directions and Parking

Please arrive early. There is no late seating; patrons who arrive late will not be able to take their assigned seats until the first intermission. Will Call and the Ticketing Office at each performance venue opens one hour before each show.

For more information, please contact our Box Office at 602-381-1096. The Ballet Arizona Box Office is open Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Thank you! We’ll see you at the show!


Before The Show

As you prepare for an unforgettable performance, there are a few things you’ll want to know before you arrive, including venue details, accessibility services, and ticket policies.
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