Here's What Ballet Arizona Has in Store for Audiences Next Season

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After much than a twelvemonth distant from the stage, Ballet Arizona announced its upcoming 2021-22 play lineup yesterday, and it includes immoderate perennial favorites of the company, arsenic good arsenic a satellite premiere.

Season tickets are already connected merchantability for the six-show lineup, arsenic are idiosyncratic tickets. The institution volition contiguous shows astatine 4 locations successful Phoenix: Symphony Hall (75 North Second Street), Orpheum Theatre (203 West Adams Street), Dorrance Theater astatine the Ballet Arizona installation (2835 East Washington Street), and Desert Botanical Garden (1201 North Galvin Parkway).

For much information, sojourn the Ballet Arizona website.

Per a property release, 2021-22 Ballet Arizona play includes:

Contemporary Moves: An Evening of Three Ballets
Oct. 29-31 and November 5-7, 2021
Dorrance Theatre

"Ballet Arizona kicks disconnected its 36th day play with Contemporary Moves, celebrating masterful and divers choreography, euphony and code with works from some emerging and celebrated choreographers. This programme kicks disconnected its 36th day play with an evening of 3 abbreviated but dynamic ballets, akin to a postulation of abbreviated stories."

The Nutcracker
Dec. 10-24, 2021
With the Phoenix Symphony astatine Symphony Hall

"Ballet Arizona returns to Symphony Hall successful expansive manner with this vacation classic. Celebrate the joyousness and wonderment of the play with Andersen’s The Nutcracker arsenic Tchaikovsky’s cherished people is masterfully performed by The Phoenix Symphony. Follow Clara’s wintry adventures arsenic she battles mischievous mice and charms the Sugar Plum Fairy. Whether this is your archetypal Nutcracker oregon your 101st, this heartwarming contented ne'er fails to enchant and gully smiles from all!"

Romeo and Juliet
Feb. 10-13, 2022
With the Phoenix Symphony astatine Symphony Hall

"A romance that’s definite to acceptable your bosom aflame, the astir celebrated emotion communicative of each clip is performed conscionable successful clip for Valentine’s Day with Prokofiev’s moving people played to perfection by The Phoenix Symphony. Set successful 16th period Verona, Romeo & Juliet chronicles Shakespeare’s communicative of 2 passionate teenagers from large families connected opposing sides of a bitter feud. With its sweepingly regal ballroom scenes, vivacious swordplay and poignant pas de deux, Andersen’s accumulation is simply a ocular circuit de force."

All Balanchine
March 24-27, 2022
Orpheum Theatre

"Witness 3 antithetic ballets by the begetter of American Ballet, George Balanchine, including a enactment ne'er earlier performed by Ballet Arizona. Ib Andersen is 1 of a fistful of artists worldwide entrusted by the Balanchine Trust to signifier these masterpieces."

Juan Gabriel (World Premiere)
May 5-8, 2022
Symphony Hall

"This accumulation is the highly anticipated satellite premiere based connected the euphony of iconic Mexican vocalist and songwriter Juan Gabriel. This ballet is an homage to this legendary performer who captured the hearts of millions successful the Latinx assemblage and whose works person transcended generations and time. Expect to consciousness love, sadness, joy, each successful 1 evening during this tribute to a master."

An Evening astatine Desert Botanical Garden
May 17-June 2, 2022
Desert Botanical Garden

"From the choreographer that brought you masterpieces specified arsenic Eroica, Topia, and The Four Seasons, – An Evening astatine the Desert Botanical Garden promises a spectacular acquisition that is uniquely Arizonan. Surrounded by the matchless godforsaken scenery with the mounting prima arsenic a backdrop, Andersen’s imaginativeness for creation successful the godforsaken continues successful 2022. Inspired by his 2016 satellite premiere, Round, Andersen plans to revisit this unparalleled enactment with re-imagined choreography that embraces and showcases the immense earthy backdrop of the desert. Expect the unexpected arsenic Ballet Arizona continues to evolve, takes chances, and situation the boundaries of modern ballet successful the godforsaken that we telephone our home."

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Jennifer Goldberg is the civilization exertion and Best of Phoenix exertion for Phoenix New Times.

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