Ballet Under the Stars 2023

Ballet Under the Stars 2023
Posted on 09/06/2023

Join us for this free cultural experience on Saturday, September 23

Ballet Arizona’s annual tradition, ‘Ballet Under the Stars’, returns and promises to be an evening of fun for the entire family. The city of Glendale will host this year’s first performance of the series at Sahuaro Ranch Park on Saturday, September 23 at 7 p.m.

The summer heat is slowly fading away and outdoor events are making a comeback. ‘Ballet Under the Stars’ allows the community to enjoy dance in a unique outdoor setting, complete with a stage, lighting, costumes and of course, perfect weather. The city of Glendale is proud to welcome back an evening that features a fully staged live performance by the professional company dancers of Ballet Arizona.

Audiences are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to enjoy the program ranging from classical to contemporary music. This performance is entertaining for the entire family and it is a great way to introduce ballet to children. Arrive early and enjoy family-friendly activities and food trucks.

“Here in Glendale, we seek to provide enriching cultural experiences to the community,” said Glendale Councilmember Bart Turner. “Through our partnership with Ballet Arizona, Ballet Under the Stars performances bring education and inspiration through the arts.”

‘Ballet Under the Stars’ will kick off the Fall event season in the city of Glendale. For more information on ‘Ballet Under the Stars’, please visit

About the city of Glendale
As the sixth largest city in Arizona, with a population of nearly 255,000, Glendale is a premiere destination to live, work and play. Glendale features premium entertainment and shopping opportunities and a growing list of signature companies that all call our city home. The city is also home to Luke Air Force Base and major defense contractors including Boeing, Lockheed-Martin, Magellan Aerospace and Honeywell. Other major employers include Red Bull, Ball, Bechtel and Nestlé. Leading healthcare organizations such as Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Banner Health, Abrazo Health and Dignity Health all call Glendale home employing over 14,000 healthcare professionals. Glendale provides the ideal location for businesses to arrive and thrive, from major, international manufacturers, Fortune 100 firms and luxury auto dealers to locally owned small shops and restaurants. Employers will also find access to robust and qualified talent pipelines with six postsecondary educational institutions. State Farm Stadium and Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale’s Sports and Entertainment District host hometown team the Arizona Cardinals, as well as mega events such as the Super Bowl and NCAA Final Four. Camelback-Ranch Glendale is the spring training home of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox. For more information about Glendale, please visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

About Ballet Arizona
Ballet Arizona 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