Dance education

Ballet Arizona brings dance education to West Valley

The Arizona School of Ballet will be point its direction to the West Valley for its Spring 2019 semester, starting January 16. The four-month session provides the opportunity for children ages 4-8 to learn essential ballet skills from professional teachers in a studio at Estrella Mountain Community College, 3000 N. Dysart Road. at Avondale.

Let your child explore creativity and expression through the art of ballet at the only school associated with Ballet Arizona, Arizona’s official ballet company. Classes are accompanied by live music and are conveniently offered at a West Valley Extension location so parents can ease the burden of a commute without sacrificing the highest quality dance instruction. high quality for their children. For more information, contact [email protected] or call 602.381.0188.

WHO: The Arizona School of Ballet

WHAT: A four-month spring ballet semester offered to students in grades 4-8 in the West Valley with professional instruction from the Arizona School of Ballet.

WHEN: Wednesdays, from January 16 to May 15

Primary A (4-6 years old): 5 p.m.-5.45 p.m.

Primary B (6-8 years old): 5.45-6.45 p.m.

OR: Estrella Mountain Community College, 3000 N. Dysart Road, Avondale, AZ 85392

COST: Registration $40. Tuition fees vary by level. Call for details.

Ballet Arizona, in its 33rd season, is dedicated to preserving and celebrating classical dance while creating new and innovative works. Under the artistic direction of internationally acclaimed choreographer Ib Andersen – former principal dancer with New York City Ballet and the Royal Danish Ballet – Ballet Arizona is following his lead into the future of dance in Arizona. The School of Ballet Arizona promotes access to the art form of ballet through dance education, emphasizing excellence in form, guiding every student towards a love of dance throughout his life. Following this vision, Ballet Arizona connects to more than 35,000 children and families each year through its free and low-cost outreach programs. For more information, visit balletaz.org.