Wondering what is new with the arts and culture scene in Phoenix? Take a look at the ballets we have planned for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season and see what else is happening in Phoenix’s arts and culture scene.
Celebrate the Holiday Season by Attending a Performance of Ballet Arizona’s The Nutcracker
Ballet Arizona’s The Nutcracker is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season. It is a whimsical and magical ballet that features battles with mice, wooden nutcrackers that come to life, and a beautiful and enchanting Sugar Plum Fairy. The show features over 150 performers who will dance to the beloved and well-known music by Tchaikovsky.
One of the highlights of our performance of The Nutcracker is our unique, dazzling costumes. Over 150,000 Swarovski crystals were hand-sewn onto the costumes that our dancers wear. When dancers twirl, leap, and glide across the stage, the light hits the crystals just right and creates a stunning effect that will be sure to take your breath away.
New Sets and Costumes Revitalize Ballet Arizona’s Upcoming Performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Ballet Arizona has performed A Midsummer Night’s Dream before, but for the 2019-2020 season, we decided to use all new sets and costumes. With the new costumes and sets, theatergoers will feel like they have been transported right into a magical fairy world where they get to meet fun, quirky characters and go on an exciting adventure. A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be performed in February 2020.
Ballet Arizona Closes Out the 2019-2020 Season with Three Balanchine Ballets
All Balanchine 2020 will close out the 2019-2020 season in May of 2020. This year, our ballet company will be performing three of George Balanchine’s ballet productions. One of which has never been performed by us.
George Balanchine is considered to be the “Father of American Ballet”. Theatergoers who attend a performance of All Balanchine 2020 will get to see Slaughter on Tenth Avenue, Bourree Fantasque, and Serenade.
Don’t miss out on seeing our amazingly talented dancers perform in these highly anticipated performances. Single tickets are on sale now for all our upcoming productions. If you wish to see multiple ballet productions, consider purchasing season tickets and you will be guaranteed seats at the upcoming performances. Visit our website to purchase single performance tickets or season tickets.
Other Anticipated Events/Attractions/Productions Happening in the Arts and Culture Scene in Phoenix
Ballet Arizona isn’t the only one bringing new and exciting things to the arts and culture scene in Phoenix. Other museums and theatres have highly anticipated shows/exhibits/attractions that people can’t wait to see.
Discover what other new things are happening in the arts and culture scene in Phoenix.
See Amazing Soft Sculptures at the Heard Museum
The Contemporary Plains Indian Dolls from the Charles and Valerie Diker Collection is an exciting and unique exhibit that will be open at the Heard Museum until mid-2020. This exhibit showcases several amazing soft sculptures, or dolls, that were created to capture what day-to-day life was like for Indigenous people that resided in the Great Plains and other surrounding areas.
Get Your Need for Speed by Visiting the Phoenix Art Museum
Instead of heading to the track to watch the racing cars, you will want to head to the Phoenix Art Museum. Actual racing cars driven by some of the biggest names in the racing world will be on display for museum guests to see. This is the first time an exhibit like this has ever come to the Phoenix area.
Learn about the Connection Between Masks and Music with a Visit to the Musical Instrument Museum
Starting in November, the Musical Instrument Museum will have a special exhibit that explores the connection between masks and music in the Central African culture. Several authentic and extremely rare masks will be on display along with costumes and instruments that date all the way back to the late 1800s.
See A Beloved Classic Broadway Musical
The Phoenix Theatre Company will be staging a production of the beloved Broadway musical, The Sound of Music. This musical production transports you back in time to the World War II era and tells you the story of the highly talented Von Trapp Family.
Discovering that there are several events/attractions/exhibits/performances you wish to see? Consider devoting a weekend to exploring the arts and culture scene in Phoenix. You can visit a museum during the day and see some of the unique exhibits then in the evening you can relax and unwind as you watch our amazing dancers take to the stage.