Our Approach

The Arizona Dance Foundation brings matchless dance education and performance opportunities to Arizona through partnerships and fundraising activities.

Our Story

Our team knows from personal experience that without public and private support many people would not come into contact with or come to understand the art of dance.

Meet the Team

Our team are devoted to making Arizona one of the go-to places for dance in the world.


Joshua Brooksher

Founder & Co-Artistic Director

Mr. Brooksher is a founder and currently the Artistic Director of Brooksher Ballet. At the age of 13 he left Mesa, Arizona for Washington D.C. to follow his dreams and attend the Kirov Academy of Ballet. Throughout his career Mr. Brooksher performed all of the great classical ballets and worked with the most influential choreographers of the time. He is well known as one of the greatest partners of his generation.

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Natasha Brooksher

Founder & Co-Artistic Director

Mme. Brooksher grew up in Woodbury, CT and received her Vaganova based ballet training at Nutmeg Ballet. Mme. Brooksher is currently Resident Guest Faculty at The Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts, and serves as the AZ State Representative of the Classical Dance Alliance, an organization created to promote the highest of standards for classical ballet in the United States through teacher training programs and educational awareness of the importance of pedagogical training. Most recently she has been named as a member of the Untied Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization International Dance Council.

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