10 Things You Need To Know About Sir Frederick Ashton

As Ballet Arizona prepares to perform “Les Patineurs” by Sir Frederick Ashton this fall, here are the 10 things you need to know about one of the world’s most influential choreographers.

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.

Inside Brooklyn Kershner’s Dance Bag

Student Brooklyn Kershner talks about why she chose to come to Arizona for the summer and gives us a peek inside her dance bag to see what gets her through the day at The School of Ballet Arizona’s Summer Intensive!

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.

Nutcracker In July

Don’t wait until December to get your Nutcracker fix! It’s time for Ballet Arizona’s once-a-season sale for all performances of The Nutcracker.

Ballet Exercises

At Home Ballet Exercises to Help in the Studio (Infographic)

Want to improve your technique and performance in the dance studio? Then put on your workout clothes and start doing these at home ballet exercises.

Our 2018-2019 Season Highlights

As the curtain closes on this season, we are sharing some of our favorite moments from this past year! From world-premieres to new education programs, we have had such an eventful season all because of you.

different styles of ballet

Different Styles of Ballet

To the untrained eye, all ballet dancers appear to be doing the same type of steps and movements, but they really aren’t all doing the same thing. While all ballet may look the same, there are actually different styles of ballet. Each style has specific characteristics that make it unique.

Why It’s Important to Recognize National Ocean Month

When thinking about favorite holidays, the traditional holidays probably come to mind – Christmas, Easter, Fourth of July – but there is one “holiday” that is often overlooked. That holiday (or in this case a month of recognition) is National Ocean Month.