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Ballet Arizona presents Contemporary Moves (Phoenix)

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Ballet Arizona presents Contemporary Moves (Phoenix)

March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm MST

March 28 – 31, 2024
at Orpheum Theatre

Satisfy your craving for the new and unexpected at Contemporary Moves. Ballet Arizona presents an evening of daring works by Ib Andersen, Paul Taylor, and Nayon Iovino.


Choreography: Ib Andersen
Music: Phillip Glass

Set to Philip Glass’s “Days and Nights in Rocinha,” Rio explores the movement and vivacity found in Brazilian culture, featuring vibrant costumes and dynamic choreography. Inspired by samba, this playful ballet recalls the joy of the country of Brazil.

Piazzola Caldera

Arizona Premiere

Choreography: Paul Taylor
Music: Astor Piazzolla, Jerzy Peterburshsky

Paul Taylor’s Piazzolla Caldera is a sensual exposé of tango as reinterpreted and reimagined with modern dance. Taylor honors the tradition of tango, preserving the essence of the form in his choreography.

A New Work by Nayon Iovino

Choreography: Nayon Iovino

Witness Resident Choreographer Nayon Iovino’s newest work, which will finish off this evening of exquisite dancing.


March 30
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm MST
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Orpheum Theatre
203 W Adams St
Phoenix, AZ 85003 United States
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