More than 75 Corps de Ballet and Prima Circle donors enjoyed a refreshing happy hour at Ballet Arizona’s studio location Sept. 12 to help kick off the 2017-2018 season. Guests mingled with dancers and artistic staff while enjoying light appetizers catered by Fabulous Foods. Beverages were partially donated by Phoenix Ale Brewery.
The evening also included a brief interview with Ib Andersen, Ballet Arizona artistic director. He shared how he spent his summer traveling around the world from New York City to Lisbon. He also gave a brief preview of the season. Donors were able to learn more about the some of the dancers. Returning dancer Connor Cohen will be completing his college degree in a few months, and new dancer Aubrey Kazimi wishes to be a child life specialist in the future.
Corps de Ballet and Prima Circle are Ballet Arizona’s giving Circles. Corps de Ballet membership begins at $50 and Prima Circle memberships begin at $1,500.
PHOTOS COURTESY BALLET ARIZONA