Excitement is building for recital 2015! As ballet students prepare for our ballet, excerpts from”Beauty and the Beast”. Recital is June 2nd-June 6th, 2015 at Horizon High School Auditorium.
To celebrate our 40th Anniversary BPA has awarded a total of $10,000 in scholarships to 14 students who won our Scholarship Essay contest. Congratulations to our winners! We are so proud of Madison Bradford, Hayley Carillo, Shani Caspi, Sadie Christensen, Alexis Cook, Sara Curry, Claire Curtis, Piper Hoerth, Payton Marquez, Ryan Marlowe, Alexia Naughton, Anna Travis, Leela Udupa, and Katie West. These students will all receive tuition scholarships for next season! Again congratulations!
We are celebrating our BPA Teachers!
Let your dance teacher know how much you appreciate them! Take a “selfie” with your teacher, tag them and yourself, and post to Instagram, Twitter and/or Facebook! Let the world know how much you love your dance teacher! Post your “selfies” the first week of March! Make sure you hashtag #lovemybpateacher
Dancers get down and funky raising monies for charity…because doing something for others makes you happy!
Congratulations DanceMotion Performing Company for their beautiful and amazing performances of Sylvie’s Holiday Dream ballet at the Orpheum Theatre.
Win a $100 studio tuition credit and/or give a great gift! BPA is making it simple to give the gift of dance. Gift includes: Registration Fee, 1 month tuition, cute tutu, backpack/shoebag, ballet stickers and book! Share, like and comment on our “Give the Gift of Dance” FaceBook post on our FaceBook page and you could win a $100 tuition credit! Every Friday through December 19th a random winner will be selected! Make sure you comment that you shared it!
Click here to our FaceBook Page!
This $130 value gift is ONLY $95!
BPA “Rock the Mic” Spotlight Singer, Elle Christensen.
Enjoy video clips from our 2014 recital “b” Heroes! Thank you all for making recital 2014 a fun and memorable one!
Enjoy Video Clips from DanceMotion Performing Company’s 27th Annual Company Show at the Orpheum Theater, in downtown Phoenix, AZ.
Join DanceMotion for their 27th Annual Company show, May 9th at 7pm & 10th at 2pm, 2014 at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Phoenix, AZ.
Dancers prepare for the Bender Performing Arts Recital 2014, this years recital includes our ballet “Cinderella”.
Congratulations to the DanceMotion Performing Company for their fund raising efforts at the 2014 Bust A Move Fun Raiser! The monies raised helps fund their matinee performance for 1300 students, their after school out reach program giving dance classes to those in need and their scholarship programs!! “We make a living by what we get.
We make a life by what we give.” ― Winston Churchill
Congratulations DanceMotion Dancers and Bender Performing Arts All Stars for your amazing and inspiring performances at the American Dance Awards!
“I am not in competition with anyone but myself. My goal is to beat my last performance.”- Celine Dion
BPA students bring the joy of dance to others! BPA All Star dancers and DanceMotion Pre Company dancers performed for the Phoenix Mountain Nursing Center! The dancers brought smiles and a fun day to the residents with their performance! Way to go dancers, that is what “b”eing a hero is all about!
March 1st we celebrate National Dance Teacher appreciation day! Tell your dance teacher you appreciate them today and everyday! Celebrate the gift of dance and the arts that our dance teachers have shared with us! Bender Performing Arts loves and appreciates our teachers!
Bender Performing Arts students showed their love and creativity by making Valentine Cards for children at Phoenix Children’s Hospital and residents of the Life Care Center Paradise Valley. The cards were delivered and appreciated by all! Thank you students for “b”eing a Hero!
Dancers clap their hands because doing something good for others makes you HAPPY! For the 13th year 8 dance studios come together to raise money to help others! This years beneficiary again was The Sunshine Angels! Visit the angels at www.sunshineangels.com.
Dancers from Bender Performing Arts were “b”eing heroes by volunteering their time and performing with the Donate Life balloon at the 2013 Fiesta Bowl parade. Donate Life brings awareness about organ donation to help save lives!
Happy Holidays from Bender Performing Arts! Enjoy video highlights from our 2013 Holiday events!
Enjoy highlights from our Halloween Party on Saturday October 25th, 2013. Thank you all who donated to the St Mary’s Food Bank.
Students, Friends and Families had a great time during our 2013 “Bring A Friend Week”, check out a video sample of all the fun pictures taken in the photo booth!
Come join the fun on Wednesday evenings at 8:15, with Funk & Fitness Grooves! Get off the treadmill and get your cardio on with some friends and funky tunes! Check out the video! For details on our open adult classes check out this page http://benderperformingarts.com/open-adult-dance-classes/
“We love that Bender Performing Arts offers exceptional instruction for all ages and abilities in a warm, nurturing and professional environment. The teachers and staff get to know each student as an individual and encourage them to be their best. Our kids dance ability has grown tremendously and their self esteem and confidence have soared.”
Stephanie and David Helsten - Parents