Celebrating 20 Years of Evolution & Artistry

Executive Director, Samantha Turner, touches on Ib Andersen’s 20 years as Artistic Director of Ballet Arizona, a tenure that has transformed the company.

Free Family Events

Top Free Family Events in Phoenix This Fall

It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to enjoy a weekend out on the town with your family. In fact, it doesn’t have to cost anything at all!

2019 Fan Fest Highlights

From mini ballet classes taught by company dancers to a freeze dance competition, check out highlights from Ballet Arizona’s first ever Fan Fest!

Free Family Events

Ballet Under the Stars: The Highlights

As Ballet Arizona celebrates 22 years of Ballet Under the Stars, we are sharing some of our favorite performance memories from over the years!

Ballet 101: Pas de Deux Breakdown

From Swan Lake to The Nutcracker, the grand pas de deux represents some of the most iconic moments in ballet, so we broke down the most difficult and coveted part of a ballet just for you!

Performing Arts

How to Get Involved with Your Local Ballet Company

Help raise appreciation for classical ballet and the performing arts by getting involved with Ballet Arizona. Curious to see how you can get involved? The following are just some of the many ways people of the community show their support for our company.

Performing Arts

All the Ways Performing Arts Enriches Your Life

When dancers, or any other type of live performing artists, take to the stage for a 60-minute or 90-minute production, they aren’t just putting on a performance that only provides entertainment for a short period of time. They are giving you an experience that will enhance your life.

Arts & Culture

Arts and Culture: Top Summer Things to Do in Phoenix

While every arts and culture event and performance in Phoenix is certain to be entertaining, there are some that are considered ‘must attend’. The following is a list of some of the most popular arts and culture events held throughout the downtown Phoenix area.

A Bittersweet Goodbye

As the curtain closes on our 2018 – 2019 season, it is time to say goodbye to some of our beloved company dancers. We sat down with Mimi Tompkins, Amber Lewis, Jackson Dwyer, and Anna Grunewald, and talked about their time at Ballet Arizona and what they are all up to next!

In The Spotlight: Tracy Olson

Hear from Contemporary Council Chairwoman, Tracy Olson, about fostering a passion for ballet among a new generation of patrons.