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Catch an insider's glimpse of The River Project this Sun., Oct. 14, 2–4p at The Dixon

Meet the dancers and choreographers behind the making of the three world premieres opening October 20 at Playhouse on the Square. You'll see a sneak video peek into the studios and have Q&A at the how and why the cities, dancers, music and themes were selected to represent our river in such different ways. Plus have a chance to purchase your tickets at a 20% discount during this event only. All ages welcome. This event is free with your paid Dixon admission ($7 adults, $5 seniors, $3... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Wednesday, October 10, 2012 | 0 comments
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Free River Project education-based event planned for Mud Island Oct 10

Education and outreach play a large role in Ballet Memphis’ mission, and The River Project affords the company a unique opportunity to partner with The University of Memphis in a free, interactive program at Mud Island River Park on the Mississippi River on Wednesday, October 10th. The morning will begin with a free mini “informance” with activities to follow along the walkable model of the river. For all ages but curriculum is geared for middle school and older. 10 a.m. to... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Wednesday, October 3, 2012 | 0 comments
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Memphis: en Pointe, Crossroads interview with Dorothy Gunther Pugh

In a community generally recognized for rock ‘n’ roll, soul and rhythm and blues, one might think that the ivory tower world of fine arts could remain aloof. Not so in the Bluff City. Over the past twenty-five years, Ballet Memphis has emerged as a unique and powerful element in the Memphis arts community due in no small part to the work of artistic director and CEO, Dorothy Gunther Pugh. Since founding Ballet Memphis in 1986, Pugh has led the institution to new heights of esteem and in... Read More
Posted by Cynthia Saatkamp at Wednesday, August 15, 2012 | 0 comments
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