Classes Begin August 13th!

Classes begin August 13th / Announcing new Faculty Scottsdale School of Ballet classes will begin the week of August 13th for all levels. Please see the schedule page for more information on classes. If you are interested in a new enrollment at SSB, keep in mind that you have a free trial class so we

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Soiree de Ballet 2018 a Great Success!

Scottsdale School of Ballet had a great successful run of performances this past weekend with the Soiree de Ballet 2018 at the Herberger Theater. We are so fortunate to have the faculty, staff and group of volunteers to get this production to the theater is such great shape. We are not only very proud of our

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2017 Winter Festival

What: Winter Festival 2017 Where: Paradise Valley Community College When: December 16th 2017 1:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. Once again, with the “2017 Winter Festival”, sponsored by the Scottsdale Ballet Foundation, we present an original choreography, by director, Donald Dadey on the Advanced level students. These original choreographed ballets in past performances have featured, to great reviews, such wonderful works

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2017 Nutcracker Sweets Tea Fundraiser

What: 2017 Nutcracker Sweets Tea Where: Chateau Luxe   1175 E. Lone Cactus Drive When: December 3rd 2017  11:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m. Make sure you purchase your tickets right away as this will be the Holiday event to attend. Presented as a fundraiser by the Scottsdale Ballet Foundation, this year’s tea is featured at the stunningly beautiful Chateau Luxe with a live piano

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17 Winter Barnes and Noble SBF Fundraiser

What: Barnes and Noble Nationwide Fundraiser Where: 92nd Street and Shea Blvd in Scottsdale When: Sunday November 12th 2017 11:00 a.m. &12:00 p.m. Stop by the Barnes & Noble at 92nd Street and Shea Blvd to see the dancers from Scottsdale School of Ballet on November 12th at 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon and at

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Happy World Ballet Day

Scottsdale School of Ballet would like to wish everyone “who has to dance”, Happy World Ballet Day. May your mind always be swift, but not as swift as your feet. Finally, a different take on the old adage, “Dance like EVERYONE is watching”

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SSB Welcomes all students to the 2017-2018 Season

As with every year, we are happy to welcome all returning and new students to our school for the 2017-2018 season. Now that everyone has settled into their academic schedules, we are going to continue the great work we started with many of these students in the wonderful Summer Intensive. There is so much that

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2017 2018 Season begins Monday, August 7th

SSB announces that following a wonderful Summer Intensive, with this year’s guests Natalia Magnicaballi, Christine Spizzo and Roman Zavarov, classes for the 2017 2018 Season will begin Monday. August 7th. With the new season brings some new faces in addition to the top-notch international faculty at the school. We are happy to welcome to the SSB

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SSB Spring “Soiree de Ballet 2017” a great success!

The Soiree de Ballet 2017 which took place at the Herberger Theater Center May 20th and 21st, was a resounding success for the SSB students. The performance to Sold-Out crowds was hailed by all as “the best Scottsdale School of Ballet has presented to date”.  Amanda Vaughan, a board member of the Scottsdale Ballet Foundation

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SSB Students performed at Barnes and Noble!

Scottsdale School of Ballet students performed to a delighted the crowd at the local Barnes and Noble Bookstore. They were there to dance for the Scottsdale Ballet Foundation Bookfair to support the Scottsdale Ballet Foundation, who in turn support SSB in performances, provide ballet study scholarships, and provide tickets to non-profit organizations for youngsters to attend. The students performed excerpts from "The Ballet Class" and "The Sleeping Beauty" featured in the upcoming "Soiree de Ballet 2017" which takes place at the Herberger Theater, Saturday, May 20th at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 21st at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are still available here TICKETS Many thanks to the Barnes and Noble for sponsoring SSB, the dancers and SBF board members, Linda Biondo and Amanda Vaughan and all of the volunteers who made this event such a success.

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Arizona Dance Coalition

Please take some time to look over this publication for the Arizona Dance Coalition. There are plenty of wonderful concerts, classes and performances to attend in Arizona. Also, SSB directors Sibylle Acatos Dadey and Donald Dadey were invited guests to the National Society of Arts and Letters after they judged the competition. See page 22 for the article on the gala that honored the SSB directors friends and colleagues, Lisa Chow, Gia Firicano, Andrew Needhammer, and Carol Schilling.

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  • Nutcracker Sweets Tea
  • Benefiting the Scottsdale Ballet Foundation

Barnes and Noble SSB Performances 
11:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m.

SSB Viewing Week
Observation of Classes at the SSB Studios

SSB Opening Day

Soiree de Ballet 2017
2:30 pm