From demanding rehearsal schedules to time outside the studio, we take a look at the not so typical life of a ballerina. http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Chelsea_Homework.jpg 3024 3024 Elyse Salisz /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Elyse Salisz2017-11-16 15:58:382017-11-16 15:58:38A Day in the Life of Company Dancer Chelsea Teel
Company dancers, Eric Hipolito Jr., Kaelyn Magee, and Jackson Dwyer, discuss Artist Relief Fund's upcoming 5th Annual production of Dancer's Choice. http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/ARF-Homepage-Rotator-1.jpg 550 980 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-11-02 13:14:562017-11-03 13:31:02Q&A with Artist Relief Fund Dancers
Before this iconic ballet returns to Symphony Hall with the Phoenix Symphony next week, venture behind the scenes with Ib Andersen as he provides a deeper look at his production of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece. http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/BA_14-15_season-273-by_iziliaev.jpg 564 1100 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-10-19 11:05:392017-10-19 11:31:16Behind the Scenes with Ib Andersen "Swan Lake"
Ballet Arizona is the official professional ballet company of Arizona. We are proud to be your friends, your neighbors, and your dancers. http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Ari-Fountain.png 554 1070 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-10-12 11:04:022017-10-12 11:04:02Your City, Your Company
In the words of Artistic Director Ib Andersen, “'Swan Lake' is about human emotion and the music gives it such everlasting power. If done right, then even cynics will change their minds. http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/swan_lake_BA-4052-by_iziliaev.jpg 738 1100 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-10-05 10:41:042017-10-19 11:08:1710 Things You May Not Know About "Swan Lake"
This year marks a very special anniversary for Ballet Under the Stars! Read today's blog to learn 10 little-known facts that you may not know about this spectacular production. http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/BUTS-11.jpg 551 1100 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-09-13 12:39:332017-09-28 15:26:4710 things you may not know about "Ballet Under the Stars"
Ballet Arizona’s studios are packed and music fills every corner of the building as our Company Dancers return from their summer vacations. Join us as we welcome them home, celebrate their return and read about their summer adventures. http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Cover.png 517 1063 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-08-24 14:11:382017-09-13 12:39:53Welcome Home Company Dancers!
It is because of your generosity and patronage that Ballet Arizona is able to bring ballet to the stage, train aspiring dancers aged 3 to 83, educate students across the valley about the arts, and use dance to connect and inspire people all over Arizona. http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/swan_lake_BA-956-by_iziliaev.jpg 548 1100 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-08-17 10:53:512017-09-07 12:09:31Performance Spotlight: 2017-2018 Season
As a little girl I had lots of energy. As my brothers would explore the backyard in Heber, Arizona, I was destined to join them. I became the biggest tomboy ever. I was happiest when muddy and dirty and loved acting like a boy alongside my brothers. http://blog.balletaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Bland_160529_SBAZ_SpringPerformance_418.jpg 547 1100 Dana Manners /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo-balletaz-white.png Dana Manners2017-08-03 15:58:192017-08-31 14:36:24Dancer's Story - Ana Maria Spear