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Taliesin West Live – CONDER/dance ANIMA III

March 25, 2023

Saturday, March 25, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Immerse yourself in art and wonder as you sit in the historic spaces at Taliesin West and enjoy live music, dance, or performances, just like the Wrights did! We invite you to experience the site as it was once used, as different spaces come alive with some of the best entertainment Phoenix has to offer. Each evening’s performance will tie into the history and cultural atmosphere built by the Wrights at Taliesin West, while simultaneously shining a light on new generations of performers. Taliesin West Live will leave guests with a deeper appreciation for the beautiful harmony that comes when art and architecture unite as one.

CONDER/dance presents: ANIMA III
Following in the tradition of innovation and discovery, CONDER/dance is proud to present ANIMA III – an evening of contemporary dance. Located in the historic Music Pavilion theater at Taliesin West, this performance honors Wright’s creative spirit through the beauty and power of movement. To learn more about CONDER/dance visit their website at

*Please note that this program grants guests access only to the program location. To see more of our property, please consider adding a tour to your program.

$50 general admission
$35 student general admission

If you have any questions about Cultural Programs at Taliesin West, please refer to our FAQ.

Image provided by CONDER/dance: Rick Meinecke


Carley Conder is Artistic Director of CONDER/dance

Carley Conder, Artistic Director of CONDER/dance. Image by Rick Meinecke

Carley Conder is Artistic Director of CONDER/dance, founded in Arizona in 2003. CONDER/dance is a resident arts organization at Tempe Center for the Arts and has produced Breaking Ground Contemporary Dance Festival at TCA for the last 14 years. Carley’s creative work has been presented by White Wave at Dixon Place (NYC), Chez Bushwick at the Center for Performance Research (Brooklyn), WestFest at the Martha Graham Studios (NYC), Wave Rising at the John Ryan Theater (Brooklyn), and the Cama-i Dance Festival (Alaska). She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet and Master of Fine Arts in Modern Dance from the University of Utah. Carley has been the recipient of arts grants through the City of Tempe, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction, Target Arts Grants and the Consulate General of Israel. She is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University.

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