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Ballet Memphis offers classic presentation of ‘Swan Lake'

 Jon W. Sparks 4:53 PM, Apr 18, 2015 5:41 PM ... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Saturday, April 18, 2015 | 0 comments
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Dual roles in ‘Swan Lake' provide familiar challenge for Ballet Memphis' Crystal Brothers

By Jon Sparks, The Commercial Appeal A particular challenge some ballet dancers get to enjoy is reprising a favorite piece years later. So it is with Crystal Brothers, who has been with Ballet Memphis since 1996 and performed the lead in the classic “Swan Lake” in 2000. This weekend, she once again dances the roles of Odette/Odile, alternating with another company veteran, Virginia Pilgrim Ramey. To perform a role again after 15 years allows an abundance of perspective. Says... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Friday, April 17, 2015 | 0 comments
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Guest artist Jonathan Dummar joins Swan Lake cast as Prince Siegfried, opposite Crystal Brothers

Jonathan Dummar (Guest Artist) has been a professional dancer for more than 12 years and started his dance career with Ballet Memphis where he danced the Prince in Joseph Jeffrey’s Cinderella , Trey McIntyre’s High Lonesome and Grace and Mark Godden’s Angels in the Architecture . Jonathan’s original work, Trois Nuances , was performed by the company at the W.C. Handy Pavilion on Beale Street. Currently a principal dancer with Bay Pointe Ballet (Calif.), he also was a company... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Thursday, April 9, 2015 | 0 comments
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