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Three new dancers join Ballet Memphis in 30th season.

Meet the new dancers at Ballet Memphis! OSCAR FERNANDEZ (Dancer) is from the small village of Cantabria in the north of Spain. He began dance training at the age of 14 and moved to Madrid at the age of 17 to continue his studies in classical and contemporary dance at the Royal Conservatory of Professional Dance. After two years in Madrid, Oscar received a full merit scholarship to continue his training at the San Francisco Ballet School. While in San Francisco, he performed in Christopher... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Friday, August 19, 2016 | 0 comments
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Unusual art wall to define Ballet Memphis, Midtown site

By  Thomas Bailey Jr.  of The Commercial Appeal A new grid of steel beams towers over a corner of Overton Square. Still unfinished, the imposing structure rises so close to the traffic along Madison and Cooper that it nearly transforms the streets into long rooms. The imposing structure will be a see-through facade for the 38,000-square-foot Ballet Memphis headquarters under construction and scheduled to be completed next year. "OPD (Office of Planning &... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Saturday, August 13, 2016 | 0 comments
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Ballet Memphis' Pam VanGilder awarded 'Dance Teacher' Award for work with special needs kids

The 2016  Dance Teacher  Awards Posted on July 1, 2016 by  Dance Teacher Four incredible educators:  Joanne Chapman, Claudio Muñoz, Pamela VanGilder  and  Kathleen Isaac  foster their students’ love of dance, whether instilling artistry, offering rigorous training or giving special needs students an outlet through movement. Joanne Chapman cultivates excellence and a familial atmosphere at her Canadian studio. ... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Monday, August 1, 2016 | 0 comments
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