Celebrating 20 Years of Evolution & Artistry

Executive Director, Samantha Turner, touches on Ib Andersen’s 20 years as Artistic Director of Ballet Arizona, a tenure that has transformed the company.

20 Years of Ib Andersen

Ib Andersen reflects on 20 years as Ballet Arizona’s artistic director, touches on the company’s milestones, and shares a glimpse of our future!

20 Questions With Ib Andersen

As you may or may not have heard, Ballet Arizona’s 2019-2020 season marks 20 years of Artistic Director, Ib Andersen’s leadership and wonderful creativity. In order to learn a little more about him, we asked Ib 20 rapid-fire questions, enjoy!

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!

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!

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!

A Bittersweet Goodbye

As the curtain closes on our 2018 – 2019 season, it is time to say goodbye to some of our beloved company dancers. We sat down with Mimi Tompkins, Amber Lewis, Jackson Dwyer, and Anna Grunewald, and talked about their time at Ballet Arizona and what they are all up to next!

A Day in the Life of Company Dancer Ethan Price

With his third season with Ballet Arizona coming to a close this weekend, we took a look at a day in his life as a professional dancer!