Your ‘Ballet Under the Stars’ 101

Whether you are new or a regular at Ballet Under the Stars, here are the 10 things you need to know about Ballet Arizona’s free & family-friendly outdoor performances!

15 Things You Should Know About Justin Peck

“In Creases” by world-renowned choreographer, Justin Peck, returns to Ballet Arizona October 29-31 & November 5-7, 2021 at Dorrance Theatre!

Casting a Ballet: Q&A with Ib Andersen

Ever wondered what goes into casting a ballet? Artistic Director, Ib Andersen talks about the process and how he works with the dancers.

Company Connection: Meet Colleen Buckley & Serafín Castro

Meet Ballet Arizona dancers Colleen Buckley and Serafín Castro and hear all about their pre-performance rituals and what they get up to outside the studio!

Art in the 48 – Ballet Arizona Feature

Jillian Barrell & Nayon Iovino were recently featured in the PBS program “Art in the 48.” Take a peek into their daily lives and hear about what it is really like to be a professional dancer.

A Day in the Life of Ballerina Ana Maria Spear

Company dancer, Ana Maria Spear, gives us a sneak peak into the very busy life of a professional dancer during Nutcracker season!

A Day in the Life of Ballerina Ana Letícia Godoy

Studio Company dancer Ana Letícia Godoy takes us through a day in her life as she takes on the title role in the iconic fairy tale ballet Cinderella.

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!