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Ballet Arizona Presents Topia

An Evening at Desert Botanical Garden

May 23, 2017 - June 10, 2017
Tuesdays - Saturdays, May 23 - June 10
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. | Performance begins at 8 p.m.


Call Ballet Arizona at 602 381.1096 for questions related to this event.

Ib Andersen’s vision for dance in the desert continues to evolve, take chances and challenge our emotional boundaries. In 2017, expect the unexpected as Ballet Arizona continues its series at the Garden with a sensory experience unlike any other. Experience a presentation of movement, sound and multimedia on a stage that embraces the desert as a stunning backdrop for Andersen’s enchanting choreography.

Desert Botanical Garden Outdoor Events Plaza

May 24 - Desert Botanical Garden Friends & Family Night
Desert Botanical Garden presents a special Friends & Family performance of Ballet Arizona’s TOPIA. Your ticket purchase for this evening will help the Garden complete The Saguaro Initiative campaign and attendees will receive a complimentary Cactomania gift!

To purchase tickets, please call the Ballet Arizona Box Office at 602 381.1096 and mention that you are part of the DBG Friends & Family group. Box Office hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

General Public: $36
Table Seating: $60
Premium Table Seating: $80

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  • Food and a cash bar will be available at the Event Plaza. 

The Fine Print

  • Ticketholders will be able to enjoy the Garden prior to performance time by showing their ticket at admissions. 
  • The performance will last approximately one hour with no intermission.