It's your turn to take a bow! Your support gives us strength. Your generosity helps achieve greatness. You make our work on stage and in our community possible. For this and so much more, we thank you. http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/feature-BA_todays_masters_17-147-by_iziliaev.jpg 550 1100 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-07-20 12:41:572017-07-20 16:57:45Top 10 Donor Moments from Our 2016-2017 Season
"Ballet Arizona has grown to become one of the top ballet institutions in America. It has been a great experience to witness the development." - John and Oonagh Boppart http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Boppart_Oonagh-John-3.jpg 551 1100 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-07-13 13:41:442017-07-13 14:15:11Donor Spotlight: John & Oonagh Boppart
With the temperatures consistently in the triple digits, here are some fun facts about The Nutcracker to help you dream of the cooler weather to come! http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/091222_baz_0558-1.jpg 637 1100 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-06-30 17:40:192017-07-13 11:47:04Nutcracker in July!
George Balanchine may not have been born in America, but his story is an All-American tale of an immigrant who comes to America, works hard, follows his passions, and finds fame and an enduring love for the country and culture. http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/BA_Balanchine_17-1875-by_iziliaev.jpg 550 1100 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-06-29 13:19:182017-07-20 12:45:18Celebrating the Father of American Ballet
"We have been delighted to support Ballet Arizona since 1995, after our first season of attendance. The enthusiasm and dedication of the dancers, and in fact, the entire organization has inspired us." - Phil Haggerty and Edith Goble http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/173-Haggerty-Phil-Goble-Edith.jpg 549 1100 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-06-22 15:25:562017-07-13 11:47:35Donor Spotlight: Phil Haggerty & Edith Goble
Ballet does not recognize color or nationality. Ballet is an international language. It is a language that every dancer speaks. It doesn’t matter if you are from the United States, Madagascar or India. A plié is plié. An arabesque is an arabesque. http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/13-14-SI-Brianne-Bland-11.jpg 551 1100 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-06-08 14:19:332017-07-20 12:45:51SBAZ Now Accepting International Students - by Carlos Valcárcel
I was most touched by the fun the dancers had while performing this piece. It was evident on their faces, and was contagious for the crowd. I know I am not alone when I say Topia is the perfect end to a successful and engaging season! http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/BA_topia_17-1129-by_iziliaev.jpg 500 1000 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-06-01 16:15:072017-06-22 15:28:49An Evening Celebrating "Topia"
On Sunday May 14, please join us for a special performance honoring Kenna and her contributions to Ballet Arizona. Come bid a fond farewell complete with curtain call and flower presentation. http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/070414_baz2732.jpg 720 949 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-05-11 12:41:272017-06-08 14:20:11Fond Farewell to Kenna Draxton
You have taught me how powerful one person can be. Your contributions inspire our artistic vision and help support Ballet Arizona financially. However, the gift of your time, voice and passion are equally important. http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Schiffner_Adrienne-Turner_Samantha.jpg 551 1100 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-05-10 15:56:222017-06-29 13:21:13The Power of You - with Samantha Turner