As Ballet Arizona performs “The Nutcracker” just three more times this season, a trio of young Valley dancers are preparing to perform the role of Clara one final time for this run. Keri Ohlinger, a 13-year-old who lives in Peoria and studies with The School of Ballet Arizona, is performing in “The Nutcracker” for her sixth [...]
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A new twist on “The Nutcracker” rolls into town Monday, Nov. 19 on the side of a 40-foot bus. In a joint venture with Ballet Arizona, the Phoenix Public Transit Department has decorated one of its buses with scenes from “The Nutcracker” featuring snowflake ballerinas and the Nutcracker prince. All Valley transit riders can enjoy 20% off [...]
Ballet Arizona held an official groundbreaking ceremony for its new home, located at 2835 E. Washington St. in Phoenix, Tuesday morning. The company’s new facility, which artistic director Ib Andersen expects to be ready by about June of 2013, will house rehearsal space for company dancers, seven studios and class space for the School of Ballet [...]
Explore a pair of Romeo and Juliet productions coming to Valley stages during the 2012/13 season, then learn about new season offerings from both Ballet Arizona and Arizona Opera.
Lynn Trimble shares three bits of news with an NYC-spin for those of you who dream of riding subways and eating pasta pizza — plus images from an NYC theme mural painted on one wall of a Starbucks in Lower Manhattan.
After watching both daughters dance in The Nutcracker with Ballet Arizona, Valley parents compare notes while watching a PBS broadcast of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker performed by the New York City Ballet.
Recalling the days her daughters danced in “Snow Queen” and “The Nutcracker,” Lynn Trimble takes readers on a tour of Valley dance offerings perfect for creating family holiday memories.
After finding photos of her daughter Lizabeth attending local performances of “Cinderella,” Lynn Trimble goes in search of current and upcoming dance and theater productions featuring an enterprising young woman, an egalitarian prince and the enchanted glass slipper that brings them together.
For Stage Mom Lynn Trimble, the camera she carries almost everywhere is like a fourth child. So how does she react after photos of her favorite day in NYC get lost?
As some of you know, my cat “Pinky” brings her own special brand of sophistication to theater criticism. And now, thanks to Scorpius Dance Theatre, she’s toying with a move into the dance world as well. Scorpius Dance Theatre presents “CATWALK” — a blend of dance and fashion full of “runway attitude” — May 12-21 [...]
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