Early Mother’s Day Gift Idea: Tickets to All Balanchine

This year instead of giving one of the traditional Mother’s Day gifts of flowers and chocolates, why not give a unique gift that will create memories that will last a lifetime?

Community Involvement

Community Involvement: How Ballet AZ Plays A Part

Ballet Arizona is dedicated to entertaining the community through powerful ballet performances that preserve and celebrate classical dance. But did you know we also serve to educate and inspire?

Dancing Across The Valley

How Ballet Arizona and Estrella Mountain Community College are Bridging the Regional Divide to Increase Dance Opportunities in the West Valley.

Ballet Education & You

Executive Director Samantha Turner discusses the incredible impact our donors made this past fall on five schools across the Valley through danceAZ.

Foundation Highlight: Barbara & Donald Ottosen

We celebrate longtime patrons and supporters of Ballet Arizona, whose generosity has made “The Firebird” a reality!

the nutcracker ballet

Nutcracker Ballet: The History You Didn’t Know

Today, The Nutcracker is one of the most popular ballet performances in the world. But you may be surprised that critics in the 1800s and composer Pytor Tchaikovsky would’ve never predicted this. Here are some additional facts about The Nutcracker ballet you may not know.