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Stage News: Ballet Memphis' ‘The Little Prince

from Jon Sparks for The Commercial Appeal Ballet Memphis is bringing in its new season with a family-friendly performance of “The Little Prince” at the Memphis Botanic Garden. This version, choreographed by frequent Ballet Memphis contributor Julia Adam, was first done by the company in 2011 at Playhouse on the Square and featured Kendall G. Britt Jr. in the title role, which he does again for Saturday’s performance. “I find it so much more interesting when I’m settled down with the... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Wednesday, September 9, 2015 | 0 comments
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'I Am a Woman' Choreographer, Gabrielle Lamb, interviewed on Arts.gov

In the world of classical ballet where female dancers start their careers as one of 16 or 24 identical swans or sylphs, how does a woman step out of the corps de ballet and become a choreographer? And how does being a woman impact her ideas and the way she works? We explored these and other questions with choreographer Gabrielle Lamb.  The NEA awarded a 2015 Art Works grant to Ballet Memphis to support the I Am project, a new work that explores themes of... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Ballet Memphis Returns to The Joyce Theater OCTOBER 27th TO NOVEMBER 1st

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press contact: Scott Klein at Keith Sherman & Associates, 212-764-7900, scott@ksa-pr.com Ballet Memphis, under the artistic direction ofDorothy Gunther Pugh, will return to New York City’s Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue) for the first time since 2007 for a limited run this October. Performances begin Tuesday, October 27th and run through Sunday, November 1st. Tickets start at $10.  Ballet Memphis will present six original works in ... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Thursday, August 6, 2015 | 0 comments
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