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The Commercial Appeal 'Memfit' - featuring Ballet Memphis dancer Jonathan David Dummar

Name:  Jonathan David Dummar Age:  32 Occupation:  I consider myself a Professional Performing Artist. Currently, I am a dancer with Ballet Memphis and a STOTT Pilates Instructor. Support:  My family has really been there for me throughout my career, I have not been able to live in the same city as my mother, father and sister since I was 16, but I still rely on them in tangible and intangible ways. I also gain tremendous support from differing mind/body... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Thursday, December 22, 2016 | 0 comments
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See Inside: Ballet Memphis' new Midtown home

By Meagan Nichols for Memphis Business Journal Over the past year, a prominent Overton Square corner has gone from a vacant hotel to an empty lot to the future home of  Ballet Memphis . Ballet Memphis purchased the property at the corner of Cooper Street and Madison Avenue in August 2015 for $4.23 million from NCE Realty and Capital Group LLC, according to the Shelby County Register of Deeds website. Despite the fact that the former owners of the land had announced the vacant... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Friday, November 18, 2016 | 0 comments
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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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