Arizona Dance Festival 2012


Desert Dance Theatre presents the Arizona Dance Festival 2012. The event includes a week long schedule of events including: 9 classes and two performances from October 8-14, 2012.

Master Classes taught by participating dance artists will be offered during the week from October 8October 14. The dance class list includes: Ava Fleming (Belly Dance), Nancy Happel (Modern/Limon Based), Preethi Sundaram & Deepa Kaimal (Classical Indian & Bollywood), Yumi La Rosa (Flamenco/Sevillanas), Step Raptis (Junk Funk), Movement Source (Modern), Frances Cohen (Modern/Graham Based), Anandha Ray (Intuitive Technique), Candy Jimenez (Modern/Contemporary).

Go see ADF 2012 Event Packages & Passes for Schedule & Prices.

Arizona Dance Festival Showcase 2012 will occur at the Tempe Center for the Arts Studio on Friday-Saturday, October 12-13, 2012 at 7:30pm.  Each evening will showcase different dance artists including emerging artists as well as professional companies from all genres and styles of dance from Arizona and other states.  A post-performance Q & A will be facilitated by the Arizona Dance Coalition directly after the show.

Show ticket prices: $18 Adult, $15 Senior, $13 Student, $12 Group of 10+, $25 for 2 shows, VIP Deals – $10 Friends of Desert Dance Theatre (DDT), Arizona Dance Coalition (ADC), Arizona Presenters Alliance (APA)

For show tickets: TCA Box Office: 480-350-2822 or

For information call Desert Dance Theatre, 480-962-4584.


PERFORMANCE LINE-UP FOR EACH NIGHT: (in alphabetical order):

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 (7:30pm)

Anandha Ray (Walnut Creek, CA)

Artifact Dance Project (Tucson, AZ)

Ava Fleming & The Opal Collective (Phoenix, AZ)

Critical Mass Dance Company (Valdosta, GA)

Crossroads Performance Group (Mesa, AZ)

Cynthia DuFault (Las Vegas, NV)

Desert Dance Theatre (Tempe, AZ)

Diane McNeal Hunt (Tempe, AZ)

Dulce Dance Company (Phoenix, AZ)

Instinct Dancecorps (Scottsdale, AZ)

Nancy Happel (Phoenix, AZ)

Second Act Dance Company (Mesa, AZ)

Step’s Junk Funk (Mesa, AZ)

Verve Dance Company (Glendale, AZ)

Yumi La Rosa Flamenco Company (Chandler, AZ)


Anandha Ray (Walnut Creek, CA)

Astarte Belly Dance Troupe (Gilbert, AZ)

Canyon Movement Company (Flagstaff, AZ)

Crossroads Performance Group (Mesa, AZ)

Desert Dance Theatre (Tempe, AZ)

Dulce Dance Company (Phoenix, AZ)

Kelly Roth & Dancers (Las Vegas, NV)

Mayuri Dance Group (Chandler, AZ)

Movement Source Dance Company (Phoenix, AZ)

Step’s Junk Funk (Mesa, AZ)

The Parking Lot Project (Phoenix, AZ)

University of Arizona/School of Dance (Tucson, AZ)

Verve Dance Company (Glendale, AZ)