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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, 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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Overton Square Dances Into Its ‘Heart Of The Arts’ Vision

It is hard to think of a better fulfillment of the “Heart of the Arts” vision for Overton Square than the addition of Ballet Memphis’ new headquarters on the site of the decrepit French Quarter Inn at 2144 Madison Avenue. No other use at that location promises to increase the vibrancy of the burgeoning neighborhood as much. Its 30,000 square foot headquarters including five studios filled with dancers facing Madison Avenue and with an architectural presence at a key corner speaks unmistakably to... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Monday, July 6, 2015 | 0 comments
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Building Ballet: Ballet Memphis CEO talks about the future, move to Midtown

By Andy Meek, Memphis Daily News Ask Ballet Memphis CEO and founding artistic director Dorothy Gunther Pugh about her dance company's newly announced move to Midtown, and the conversation doesn't immediately turn to obvious things like the when and the why. Ballet Memphis is planning to move its headquarters to Overton Square in Midtown. Founding artistic director and CEO Dorothy Gunther Pugh: ‘We have to use our talent to make life better for humanity.’ Instead of contracts and... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Wednesday, July 1, 2015 | 0 comments
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