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Ballet Under the Stars Returns for its 13th Annual Series

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Pack a blanket and a lawn chair -- Ballet Arizona is back for its annual event, Ballet Under the Stars.

In 12 years, the event has drawn over 60,000 Valley residents. Guided by Ib Andersen, the company's artistic director, dancers perform programs ranging from classical to contemporary.

This year's series includes excerpts from Divertimento No. 15, A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Four Temperaments.

The free performances will be held September 22 through 26 at 7 p.m. at five outdoor venues around the valley (where the chairs and blankets will come in handy).

See if the dancers are performing near you after the jump...

Wednesday, September 22: Beardsley Park in Sun City West, 20011 N. 128 Ave.

Thursday, September 23: Fountain Park in Fountain Hills, 12925 N. Saguaro Blvd.

Friday, September 24: Tempe Center for the Arts Amphitheater in Tempe, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway.

Saturday, September 25: Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix, 300 E Indian School Rd.

Sunday, September 26: Sahuaro Ranch Park in Glendale, 9802 N.59th Ave.

Learn more about Ballet Arizona on its official website.

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