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 Moves

Ballet Moves to Incorporate Into Your Workout

What if there was a way to burn a lot of calories, trim your body, and build up muscle without having to run on a treadmill for hours or do a million crunches? There is! All you have to do is learn a few ballet moves.

Adult Dance Classes

5 Beginner Adult Dance Classes and Workouts in Phoenix

Think exercising is boring and dull? Consider taking part in an adult dance class or dance-inspired workout. We guarantee it will change your mind about exercising!

Summer Lovin’…Having A Blast

Our company dancers are officially back in the studios and already preparing for the first shows of our 2019-2020 season. But first, a few of them shared their adventures and what they were up to over the summer. Check out their photos below and join us as we welcome them back to the desert!

Examples of Contemporary vs. Classical Ballet

Looking at a description for an upcoming performance you may notice that the words “contemporary” and “classical” are used to describe the style of ballet that is being performed. What exactly does that mean?

Performing Arts

Benefits of Dance Therapy (Infographic)

It’s no secret that a few minutes on the dance floor can burn calories, build muscle, and improve your mood. But did you know that the benefits of dance go well beyond that brief burst of endorphins? Learn about the notable physical and mental benefits for patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

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.