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Change Is Mantra At Brooks, Ballet Memphis by Bill Dries for Memphis Daily News

The rotunda at the Brooks Museum of Art is in transition this week as the surreal figures of Yinka Shonibare’s “Rage of the Ballet Gods” give way to the burlap sculptures of Nnenna Okore that will be suspended from the rotunda dome for the next six months. Okore’s work is the second of the Rotunda Projects series launched in this centennial year for the Overton Park institution. And Brooks executive director Emily Neff said the series is an important introduction to a... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Tuesday, November 8, 2016 | 0 comments
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Ballet Memphis to premiere 'Next Steps' at Playhouse on the Square

For immediate release. BALLET MEMPHIS to premiere ‘Next Steps’ Mixed repertory of three original works opens at Playhouse on the Square, October 15, 2016 MEMPHIS, TENN. (September 27, 2016) – – – Ballet Memphis presents three original works in its 30 th Anniversary season mainstage opener, Next Steps at Playhouse on the Square. The show will run October 15-23, 2016 for seven performances.   Created and curated by... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | 0 comments
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Youth Ballet Memphis member to be featured in new book supporting our National Parks

Sydney Hall, Ballet 7 and Youth Ballet Memphis member, has been selected to appear in an upcoming book entitled Dance Across the USA by photographer Jonathan Givens. Hall is featured at Cumberland Falls National Park in Kentucky. Givens is traveling to all 50 states to raise awareness and funds for our National Parks.  From the artist's website:  http://www.danceatusa.com/about/ DANCE ACROSS THE U.S.A. The idea behind this project is to showcase the variety and beauty of... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Saturday, October 1, 2016 | 0 comments
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