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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: 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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Leaping into 30, a review by Jon Sparks for The Commercial Appeal

Leaping into 30 Ballet Memphis opened its 30th season Saturday with a performance under the stars at the Live Garden at the Memphis Botanic Garden. This is the third year the company has started its season at the outdoor stage, and this one worked beautifully. The weather was nigh unto perfect for an evening of motion, with three works giving a variety of entertainment. The main piece was Steven McMahon's "Carnival of the Animals," set to the score by Saint-Saëns... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Wednesday, September 14, 2016 | 0 comments
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