How George Balanchine Influenced Modern Day Ballet

George Balanchine also known as “The Father of American Ballet” is arguably one of the most influential people in ballet as we know it today.

Q&A with Dancer’s Choice Choreographers

We sat down with Ballet Arizona company dancers Colleen Buckley and Lydia Relle to talk about their choreographic endeavors for the 6th annual production of Artist Relief Fund’s Dancer’s Choice.

Ballet Warmup

10 Minute Ballet Warmup

Before a ballet class or dance exercise, it’s important to loosen up the muscles you will be using in class. Warming up before a dance class should include a small workout and some stretching, but don’t overstretch.

5 Pointe Work Tips for Beginners

Going en pointe for the very first time is one of the most exciting times for a dancer. There is however so much to learn so we are sharing our 5 top tips for beginners en pointe!

10 Things You Need To Know About Don Quixote

As The School of Ballet Arizona prepares to bring Don Quixote to the stage for the very first time, we are sharing some fun facts that you need to know about this adventurous ballet!

Season Tickets to Ballet

Learn More About Season Tickets to Ballet Arizona

With so many different productions and styles of ballet performed each season, it can be difficult to choose which ones to attend. So we put together a guide to getting season tickets with Ballet Arizona, a.k.a. your perfect solution!

Company Connection with Ricardo Santos & Kathryn Meeusen

Get to know Ballet Arizona company dancers Ricardo Santos & Kathryn Meeusen.

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.