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.

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.