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Contemporary Moves

  • Dorrance Theater
    2835 E Washington St Phoenix, AZ
  • Hosted by: Ballet Arizona
  • Dates: October 29 - Oct 31, Nov 5 - 7, 2021
  • Time: Show times vary by day
  • Price: See website for info
Overview
Location

October 29-31; November 5-7, 2021
Dorrance Theatre

Contemporary Moves celebrates masterful and diverse choreography, music and tone with works from both emerging and celebrated choreographers. This program kicks off our 36th Anniversary season with an evening of three short but dynamic ballets, similar to a collection of short stories.

In Creases

Set to Philip Glass’ “Four Movements for Two Pianos,” In Creases showcases the virtuosity of the dancers with fast-paced and intricately patterned choreography. A true feast for both eyes and ears, In Creases kicks off Ballet Arizona’s 2021-2022 season.

Les Patineurs

After its Ballet Arizona premiere in 2019, this charming collection of vignettes by Sir Frederick Ashton is skating back to the stage as we gladly welcome cooler weather here in the desert. This one-act series of divertissements evokes the movements of ice-skating and invites viewers to escape to a simpler time.

Mambaz

Nayon Iovino, named “Best Up-and-Coming Choreographer” by AZCentral brings back this electric audience-favorite that he created in 2019 to honor Artistic Director Ib Andersen’s 20th Anniversary with Ballet Arizona. Don’t miss this fun and festive Latin-inspired celebration featuring live music performed by Josiel Perez and Company

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Contemporary Moves celebra la coreografía magistral y diversa, con música y tonos de obras de coreógrafos emergentes y célebres. Este programa iniciará la 36ª temporada con una noche de tres ballets cortos pero dinámicos, similar a una colección de cuentos.

In Creases

Con la música de “Four Movements for Two Pianos” de Philip Glass, In Creases muestra el talento de los bailarines con una coreografía de ritmo rápido e intrincado. Una verdadera maravilla para los ojos y los oídos, In Creases inicia la temporada de Ballet Arizona.

Les Patineurs

Después de su estreno en Ballet Arizona en 2019, esta encantadora colección de viñetas de Sir Frederick Ashton vuelve al escenario mientras damos la alegre bienvenida al clima más fresco aquí en el desierto. Esta serie de divertimentos de un solo acto evoca los movimientos del patinaje sobre hielo e invita a los espectadores a escapar a una época más sencilla.

Mambaz

Nayon Iovino, nombrado “Mejor coreógrafo emergente” por AZCentral, presenta un ballet de estreno mundial para honrar el 20º aniversario del director artístico Ib Andersen. No te pierdas esta divertida y festiva celebración con inspiración latina, que contará con música en vivo de Josiel Perez and Company.

Ballet Arizona Box Office: 602.381.1096
Hours: Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
2835 E. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85034

Ballet Arizona

2835 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix
Ballet Arizona is an innovative and provocative professional ballet company that creates, performs, and teaches classical and contemporary ballet. The company is dedicated to preserving and…