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Construction: $12 million permit filed for Ballet Memphis

Apr 18, 2016, 9:36am Meagan Nichols Reporter Memphis Business Journal A multimillion-dollar building permit for Ballet Memphis’ future Midtown headquarters was just filed. The permit, valued at more than $12.6 million, was submitted April 15 for “new construction” at the 2144 Madison Ave. site in Overton Square. The contractor on the project was listed as Grinder, Taber & Grinder and the architect as Archimania.Formerly the location of the French Quarter Inn, the property was originally... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Monday, April 18, 2016 | 0 comments
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Ballet Memphis unveils final design for new Midtown headquarters

By Thomas Bailey Jr. of The Commercial Appeal April 14, 2016 Ballet Memphis on Thursday unveiled the final designs for a see-through headquarters built to beckon Overton Square passersby to stop and watch the dancers move.Newly released architectural renderings show plazas and courtyards that open to the sidewalks. Transparent walls of perforated copper and glass are clear invitations: The public is welcome. "The whole purpose of being on the corner is to draw in and connect with... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Thursday, April 14, 2016 | 0 comments
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Stage News: ‘Cinderella’ plays equal partner in Ballet Memphis production

By Jon W. Sparks, Special to The Commercial Appeal The enduring fairy tale Cinderella has come in many forms, and as a ballet it's been particularly popular for its romantic story and for Sergei Prokofiev's remarkable score. Ballet Memphis is staging the classic with choreography by artistic associate Steven McMahon as he did four years ago with the company. Starring as Cinderella and her Prince are Julie Marie Niekrasz and Jonathan David Dummar (Saturday and Sunday matinees) and Virginia... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Wednesday, April 13, 2016 | 0 comments
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