2016-2017 Season Performance Schedule:

The Nutcracker

Friday, December 9, 2016 – 7:00 pm
Saturday, December 10, 2016 – 2:00 & 7:00 pm
Sunday, December 11, 2016 – 2:00 pm

Snider Auditorium
400 S. 6th Avenue
Yuma, Arizona

Tickets: $25-$20-$15  ($4 discount for children and seniors)

Tickets also available at the door one hour prior to each performance

Ballet Yuma’s colorful production of “The Nutcracker” set to original choreography by Kathleen Sinclair, Jon Cristofori and Emma M.K. Cong, has introduced audiences of all ages to the magnificent world of ballet. This holiday season, experience the beauty and grace of Ballet Yuma’s cast of dancers, and make “The Nutcracker” one of your family’s favorite holiday traditions for years to come!

Ballet de Seuss & more!

Saturday, March 25th, 2017 – 2:00 & 7:00pm

Snider Auditorium
400 S. 6th Avenue
Yuma, Arizona

Back by popular demand, Ballet de Seuss will delight all ages.

And as an added bonus, you will get a sneak preview of the innovative new works choreographed for the company by artistic director Jon Cristofori and guest choreographer Joseph Jefferies. These works will be adjudicated to represent Yuma as the only Arizona company at Regional Dance America National  Festival in Phoenix, AZ May 2017. Learn more about Regional Dance America by visiting

Plan a sophisticated night out on the town and come to the ballet! We look forward to seeing you in the audience!

Regional Dance America National Festival

May 1-6, 2017

The Premier Dance Event of the Year!

For only the fourth time in it’s sixty year history, Regional Dance America will be gathering on a national level for one, five day dance festival.  The five regions of the United States – Northeast, Southeast, Southwest, MidStates and Pacific – will bring 86 companies and 2,000 dancers to Phoenix, Arizona in May of 2017. The festival will feature masterclasses by world – renowned faculty, five evenings of performances and seminars for dancers, directors, board members, guild members and costumers.
Learn more about the Festival by visiting

Learn more about Regional Dance America by visiting

Etudes & Excerpts

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Yuma Ballet Academy,
The Official School of Ballet Yuma, will present three performances at:

Kofa Auditorium
3100 S Avenue A

This annual event showcases Academy students, ages 3 through 18, demonstrating technical and artistic skills acquired during the year. Although the Academy focuses mainly on ballet, contemporary dance classes are also offered, and both genres will be represented on stage.

Ballet Yuma Company and Workshop dancers will also be performing.

All tickets for Etudes & Excerpts will be available at Yuma Ballet Academy. These tickets will not be available online. Please call 928-314-4762 for more information.