Tag: Ballet

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.

The Dance of Love

Some couples fall in love holding hands at the movies. Some fall in love over candlelight dinners. Jillian Barrell and Nayon Iovino fell…

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