Celebrating the Father of American Ballet

George Balanchine may not have been born in America, but his story is an All-American tale of an immigrant who comes to America, works hard, follows his passions, and finds fame and an enduring love for the country and culture.

Behind the Scenes with Ib Andersen: “Rio”

To me, ballet is about nature in a big way. So what I bring to the plate is everything that I’ve done since I was born. I have a very raw interest in most everything. You can do almost anything with dance. It’s like painting a picture. Whatever you want to do you can do.

New Year, New Initiatives with Samantha Turner

As Ballet Arizona welcomes 2017, we have created a few resolutions to strive for and a few initiatives we hope to grow over the next 12 months.