The School of Ballet Arizona will pointe its direction to the West Valley for its spring 2019 semester, beginning January 16. The four-month session provides the opportunity for children 4 to 8 years old to learn essential ballet skills from professional teachers in a studio setting at Estrella Mountain Community College, 3000 N. Dysart Rd. in 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 feature live music accompaniment and are conveniently offered at an extension location in the West Valley for parents to ease the burden of a commute without sacrificing the highest quality dance education for their children. For more information contact or call 602.381.0188. 

WHO:  The School of Ballet Arizona 

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

WHEN: Wednesdays, January 16 – May 15

• Primary A (Ages 4-6): 5-5:45 p.m.

• Primary B (Ages 6-8): 5:45-6:45 p.m. 

WHERE: Estrella Mountain Community College,  3000 N. Dysart Rd., Avondale, AZ 85392

COST: Registration $40. Tuition varies 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 – a former Principal Dancer with The New York City Ballet and The Royal Danish Ballet – Ballet Arizona follows his lead to the future of dance in Arizona. The School of Ballet Arizona promotes access to the art form of ballet through dance education, with a focus on excellence in the form, directing each student to a life-long love of dance. Following this vision, Ballet Arizona connects to more than 35,000 children and families every year through its free and low cost outreach programs. For more information, visit