Creating Great Choreography

Do’s and Don’ts of Dance: Creating Great Choreography

There are many unexpected benefits of ballet classes for kids beyond the obvious technique side of it. Here’s what we found with our students.

Ballet Classes for Kids, Rosalie O'Connor

6 Unexpected Benefits of Ballet Classes for Kids

There are many unexpected benefits of ballet classes for kids beyond the obvious technique side of it. Here’s what we found with our students.

Ballet Performance

4 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Sleeping Beauty Ballet

Ib Anderson’s The Sleeping Beauty is filled with just the right amount of vivid colors and storybook charm. Pair that with an iconic score and you’ve got a recipe that is sure to sweep you off your feet.

Continuing To Thrive: A Letter From Executive Director Samantha Turner

Executive Director Samantha Turner, discusses our entrepreneurial approach to not only surviving but thriving as a performing arts organization in our community.

danceAZ: An Initiative to Strengthen Arizona Arts Education

This fall, we are partnering with six under-served schools across the Valley, and establishing mini-residency programs. Over the course of 12 classes, 3rd -5th grade students, are going to be introduced to ballet and work with our professional and studio company dancers.

New Works Initiative

Since the launch of the New Works Initiative, Ballet Arizona has brought over 15 ballets to Phoenix. Learn how our company is preserving the traditions of classical ballet while continuing to bring innovation to the art form.

How to Make 3 Classical Steps into Contemporary Movement

Converting classical ballet steps into contemporary movement requires creativity and skill. In this video, Nayon shows us three classical positions (pirouette, plié, and arabesque) and how he translates them into contemporary movement. But first…

Calling All Young Professionals to the Barre

Networking, happy hour, special events, and discounted tickets, here’s why Ballet Arizona’s Ballet Barre is the group for young professionals in Phoenix!

attending the ballet

5 Benefits of Attending a Ballet Show in Arizona

Whether you’re off to the movies, going to a concert with friends, or heading to a sports games, there are so many options when it comes to entertainment.

Fun things to do

Fun Things to Do in Phoenix With Kids

Make new and special memories with your kids this year by surprising them with an activity that they will love. Need some fresh ideas? Here’s a list of seven fun things to do in Phoenix with kids.