Knowledge Quest Dance Club announces end of year performance

May 5th, 2017

Join Ballet Memphis School staff and Ballet Memphis dancers as we give the stage to our budding young dancers at Knowledge Quest and Leadership Empowerment Center the stage for a final end-of-year performance. Scheduled for May 19, 4:30 p.m. at Gaston Community Center, the program entitled "Classic Hitz" will feature six, original short dance works created by Ballet Memphis teaching artists Nikki Lewis, Marsalett Dockery, Jared Harden and special choreographers D. Angelous Stevenson and Brittany Harano. Full program notes below.

SKOOL IS OUT FOR THE SUMMER

Choreographer by: Nikki Lewis

Music by: Benny Goodman

Dancers: Andre Ellis, Mikiyah Palmer, Zahnaria Labettes, Michelle Mcgee, Teunna Redd, Tashawna Bates, Jada Spencer, Destini Deloach, Alex Foster, Talisa Watkins, Tytianna Watkins, Jernicya McCracken, Jamelia Thompson, Kennadi Hartfield

Special Guest: Leadership Empowerment Center

THE ROAD TO FAME

Choreography by: Marsalett Dockery

Music by: Fame (London Studio Orchestra)

Dancers: Marsadie Jones, Jahlyn Rankin, Courneisha Edwards, Anaiah Malone

DANSE DE PETITE CYGNES

Choreography by: Brittany Harano

Music by: Tchaikovsky

Dancers: Jada Spencer, Teunna Redd, Destini Deloach, Talisa Watkins, Kennadi Hartfield (understudy)

-Intermission or pause-

POP PULSE

Choreography by: Jared Harden

Music by: The Eurythmics “Sweet Dreams”

Dancers: Mikiyah Palmer, Zahnaria Labettes, Michelle Mcgee, Teunna Redd, Destini Deloach, Jada Spencer, Alex Foster, Tashawna Bates, Kennadi Hartfield, Talisa Watkins, Tytianna Watkins

-Pause-

BOOGIE ALL NIGHT

Choreographer by: Marsalett Dockery

Music by: The Jacksons “Blame it on the Boogie”

Dancers: Zahnaria Labettes, Mikiyah Palmer, Jada Spencer, Andre Ellis, Kennadi Hartfield, Tashawna Bates, Teunna Redd, Alex Foster, Jarkayla Britt, Michelle Mcgee, Tytianna Watkins

-pause-

ARE YOU READY?

Choreography by: D Angelous Stevenson

Music by: Ready or Not Here I Come (feat. Cheesa) by District 78

Dancers: Mikiyah Palmer, Jada Spencer, Kennadi Hartfield, Tashawna Bates, Teunna Redd, Jernicya McCracken, Jamelia Thompson, Destini Deloach, Talisa Watkins