Tag: Ballet

Blockbuster Ballet

This month, Ballet Arizona will celebrate cinematic classics with its world premiere production of “Moving Movies,” transporting audiences back in time to Hollywood’s Golden Age with a unique dance experience that takes ballet from the stage to the big screen.

Tales as Old as Time

Several seemingly eternal stories will illuminate stages across Arizona this month, encouraging audiences to embrace the unexplainable magic and romance of life.

Ballet Meets the Runway

On March 11, Ballet Arizona’s junior board, the Contemporary Council, will host its first-ever Fashion & Fizz fundraiser during which dancers will serve as models to showcase an array of curated costumes.

A Dancer’s Dream

Making Nayon Iovino a resident choreographer, Ballet Arizona has essentially put its trust in the dancer to continue creating artistic works for the company for years to come.

A Lyrical Legacy Brought to Life

Music, movement, fashion and history will merge to create an exhilarating, world premiere performance of Ballet Arizona’s “Juan Gabriel” May 5–8 at Symphony Hall in Phoenix.

Love is All Around

Many argue that Valentine’s Day is nothing more than a commercial holiday. However, something so significant to and deeply rooted in our lives as love is worthy of celebration — especially if viewed through a much wider lens, which is precisely what several of the Valley’s performing arts organizations have done with their programming this month.

Cracking Tradition

Writer Joseph J. AirdoPhotography Courtesy of Phoenix Ballet [dropcap]T[/dropcap]here are some traditions that you absolutely must do each and every…

Finding Her Center

Writer Amanda ChristmannPhotograph Courtesy of Phoenix Youth Ballet Theatre [dropcap]I[/dropcap]n the art of ballet, it is not the lithe bodies,…

Paityn on Pointe

Back in January, Boulder Creek High School senior Paityn Lauzon was a finalist in the Youth America Grand Prix Phoenix Division, the world’s largest ballet competition. Yet she can’t remember the moment her dance career began — understandable, considering she was only 3 years old at the time.

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