As reviewer Katrina Montgomery stated, the combination makes for the most sensory ballet experience we've ever had.
For a closer look at the show, its mesmerizing scenery, and its performers, photographer Andrew Pielage went behind the scenes with the dancers during their warm-up and rehearsal leading up to their Thursday, May 23, performance.
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Performances of Topia continue through Saturday, June 1. Tickets are $36 to $55. Visit www.balletaz.org.