Dancer’s Story – Annier Navarro

0 0 20 April 2017

I had a neighbor in Cuba who lived in AZ for a while. His only description of Arizona was “hot”. I had no idea just how beautiful Arizona would be with or without its summer heat. I was unprepared for everything it holds.

George Balanchine’s Western Symphony ballet performed by Ballet Arizona featuring Nayon Iovino

Behind the Scenes with Ib Andersen: “All Balanchine”

0 0 13 April 2017

I continue to do a Balanchine program each year because, in my opinion, he is the number one choreographer that we have ever seen in ballet. There is no one like him; no one is as diverse as him and I don’t think there ever will be.

The Personal is Political – by Hannah Cooper

0 0 6 April 2017

The personal is political. Personal choices and experiences do not happen in a vacuum. They are shaped by the political and social environment in which they live. Additionally, they shape the narrative of future discussions, analysis, and actions.