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!

Neoclassicism

Neoclassicism: A Turning Point in Ballet (Infographic)

It should come as no surprise to anyone that ballet, which originated sometime around 1459, has undergone a few changes. Most of the time those changes were very, very minor, such as changing the length of the costumes or modifying what moves were made, but there is one time when major changes were made.

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 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.