Formed in 1999, Scorpius Dance Theatre has been voted BEST CONTEMPORARY DANCE COMPANY & BEST DANCE COLLECTIVE by Phoenix New Times. Scorpius is best known for its highly accessible, full-length, themed productions such as ROCK, Water Dreams, Fantasy…Inspired by Michael Parkes, David+Lisa, CATWALK, ANIMAL, D.G “ Inspired by Dorian Gray and Lisa Starry’s annual signature cult classic, A Vampire Tale.
In addition to these well-known works, Scorpius is always creating edgy and inspiring repertory works that further showcase the company’s artistry and entertainment abilities. Celebrating 19 years in the Valley, Scorpius has been a constant presence in the metropolitan Phoenix arts community since its debut, combining the motifs of humor, drama, and both organic and technical movement to form a very distinct brand of dance theater and aerial arts.
Lisa Starry Artistic Director/Choreographer/Founder
Born under the astrological sign of Scorpio, Lisa Starry is passionate, determined and intuitive. These inherent traits are what help make Scorpius Dance Theatre the foremost performing arts company in Arizona.
Scorpius Board of Directors
Eric Chapman (President)
Nicholas John Gearing