Words of Praise from our Patrons

Praise for Cinderella
  • “This performance was well worth it. We took our 7 year old granddaughter and she was delighted. Thank you!”
  • “It was such a beautiful evening, the youth did amazing! I took my girls and they loved it. Thank you so much!”

Praise for Nutcracker, 2015
  • “This was a special treat for my girls. My wife wanted to introduce my 8 and 6 year old daughters to the ballet. They had a blast and look forward to going every year as a special treat. Thank you for the memories.”

Praise for Nutcracker, 2014 
  • “A Beautiful Performance! Thanks to Arizona Youth Ballet and Vet Tix for the opportunity to attend this event. What an amazing performance by these young people!”
  •  “We enjoyed The Nutcracker. The dancers and the stage were beautiful.”
  • “My kids (ages 7, 5 and 3) would not take their eyes off the stage at all during the performance. Thank you Arizona Youth Ballet for making it possible for my kids to experience this holiday classic.”
  • “Thank you AZ Youth Ballet. My family and I enjoyed the wonderful ballet performance of the Nutcracker. The performance added to our holiday spirit. Thank you for your support of the Veterans and their families.”
  • “Thank you so much for the tickets to the Nutcracker performance. It was a beautiful ballet and I really enjoyed it.”
  • “What an incredible show and opportunity to take our two boys and introduce them to some “culture”. My wife had always wanted to see the Nutcracker, and she was certainly not disappointed.”
  • “This was my families first ballet; we enjoyed it very much.”
  •  “Thanks you for a great time and a once in a lifetime experience. My family and I enjoyed it. It was our first ballet.”
  •  “Thank you so much for making our Christmas Season brighter by providing this opportunity to see the Arizona Youth Ballet perform “The Nutcracker”. This was the first time ever that we saw a ballet and it was a wonderful experience.”
  •  “It was an awesome performance. Great show for all ages and family.”
  •  “My wife has been asking me for 3 years to take her to see the Nutcracker and this year I was finally able to take her thanks to Vet Tix. These kids were truly amazing.”
  •  “Thanks to the Arizona Youth Ballet we were able to enjoy their presentation of The Nutcracker. It was delightful watching the children -and grownups – on stage all giving it their best. Everyone should see this production done by children to get you into the Holiday Spirit.”
  •  “My family and I had an amazing time at the show! Thank you Arizona Youth Ballet!”
  •  “Our family had such a great time at the performance last night. We were thoroughly impressed by the dancers and the set. My girls were mystified by all of it. A night we will be talking about for quite some time. Thank you Arizona Youth Ballet!”
  •  “Well the look on my grand daughters face during the performance was as they say Priceless.”
  •  “The ballet was amazing. Very well performed. I am thankful for the opportunity to go see what are youth can do. Very well done.”

Praise for Giselle
  • “Me and my wife have so much appreciation for the chance to go see AZYB performing Giselle, The young people were fantastic, I was amazed and my Wife LOVED EVERY SECOND of the Ballet.”
  • “Thank you! What a great experience for us and our great-granddaughter! Thank you!”
  • “Thank you so much. We had an awesome time. Loved being able to go see the ballet.”
  • “Thank you very much for making it possible to take my nieces to their very first ballet. We truly enjoyed the performance of Giselle.”
  • “It was outstanding. I was able to take a few of my grandchildren they were so at awe about the show. Thank you very much.”

Praise for Nutcracker, 2013
  • “THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! I was able to take my girls to their first ballet and they enjoyed it. The Nutcracker is their favorite ballet and we watch it every year during the holidays. Thank you for being a part of making my girls dreams come true.”
  •  “Thank you so much for making it possible for my family to enjoy a wonderful showing of the Nutcracker, we had a great time!!”
  •  “My daughters and I had a fantastic time at the Nutcracker performance! All of the performers had amazing talent! Thank you so much for this experience!”
  •  “Thanks for the fun performance. The dancers of the future did a great job. It was also great seeing all the young people in the audience. Hope all have a wonderful holiday and safe new year.”
  •  “I want to thank the donors. It was a fantastic performance. I had never seen the performance before and it lived up to my expectations. I needed something to get me in the holiday spirit and the performance did it. Thanks again.”
  •  “I just wanted to say thanks for putting on a great show and giving us the chance to attend! Our family loved it! Especially my daughter, Melina, who just started ballet at school this year! Merry Christmas and Happy New Years to you all!”
  •  “What a wonderful event the performers were outstanding and all of the hard work put in by all the kids really showed results….it was a great pleasure to be able to take part in such a wonderful event……thanks again for recognizing all Veterans during this wonderful holiday season and for your kind gesture in providing us with tickets….”
  •  “Thank you so much for the tickets to the Nutcracker! My daughter took ballet for years, so this was a very special treat and a wonderful time was had by all! Thank you!”
  •  “I want to thank all the people and organizations that participate in donating tickets for us to enjoy all these wonderful experiences. My daughter had a blast at the Nutcracker performance; she has seen it several times in movies and TV but to see it live was fabulous for her.”
  •  “This was another great display of local talent performing very well. I would not have known about it and certainly wouldn’t have attended without your gift. It warmed my heart to see all the young folks having a good time on stage and in the audience supporting the dancers. Thank you and Merry Christmas.”

Praise for Swan Lake Act II, Featuring Enchanted Forest
  • “Thank you for the opportunity to enjoy something different with my Mom this year for Mother’s Day. Although, due to medical reasons, we were only able to enjoy the first half of the program, we were extremely pleased with the performers, music score and over all enjoyable way of spending a Sunday afternoon. Thank You again!”