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Ballet Memphis to host National Dance Day with the Memphis Zoo July 30

MEDIA ADVISORY For immediate release. Ballet Memphis, in partnership with the Dizzy Feet Foundation, will be hosting a free community dance event at the main entrance of the Memphis Zoo to celebrate National Dance Day on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Come move and groove and celebrate the joy of dance, no matter your age or level of dance experience! The event begins promptly at 10 a.m. Ballet Memphis will be teaching the official National Dance Day dance which will be... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Friday, July 15, 2016 | 0 comments
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Dancer Jonathan David Dummar offering a Total Body Conditioning Workshop July 30

Learn the fundamentals of this unique curriculum with professional ballet dancer Jonathan David Dummar. WHEN ~ July, 30, 2016 12:15pm-2:15pm WHERE ~ The Pilates Centre of Ballet Memphis, 1789 Kirby Parkway #8  HOW MUCH ~ $20 in advance, $25 Walk-In The Total Body Conditioning workshop was developed by Jonathan Dummar in conjunction with St. Mary's College of California and the Pilates Centre of Ballet Memphis.   The curriculum focuses on blending... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Monday, July 11, 2016 | 0 comments
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Crystal Brothers shares an insider's look at pointe shoes

My pointe shoes look like shiny tubes of hard satin when I pick them up from the wardrobe department, and that's when the process begins. I have to step on them to make them mold to my foot, cut half the inside shank out and shave bits of the outside shank off so they will bend where I want them to, sew ribbons and elastics on so they'll stay on my foot, sew elastics in the ribbons so they don't cause tendonitis in my achilles, darn the tip of the toe to help keep their shape and... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Monday, June 6, 2016 | 2 comments
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