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Artistic Director Dorothy Gunther Pugh discusses the work in the upcoming premiere of 'Places Beyond'

When Associate Artistic Director Steven McMahon and I were discussing the focus of our second round of Ballet Memphis’ Places  series, we decided upon Places Beyond  as a way to extend our conversation with our audience about the ideas of places that are beyond our usual day-to-day dealings with our usual concepts of places. We wanted to focus on the idea of extended places that ask us to stretch our imaginations, perhaps places that cannot really quite be... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Wednesday, January 11, 2017 | 0 comments
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'Step Up' review of 'Next Steps' by Jon Sparks for GoMemphis

Step it up   There is plenty of worthy entertainment going on this weekend, but I’m giving a top recommendation to  Ballet Memphis ’  “Next Steps,”  a remarkable presentation of three provocative, inspiring, hilarious and gorgeous original works. Steven McMahon , associate artistic director of the company, created and curated the program and choreographed one of the pieces. The title refers to where the art form of ballet might evolve... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Thursday, October 20, 2016 | 0 comments
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Ballet Memphis takes 'Next Steps' by Jon Sparks for Go Memphis

Next up for  Ballet Memphis  is  “Next Steps,”  three original works that look to the past and future of dance viewed through changing contexts. The evolving art form of ballet has been of high interest to  Steven McMahon , associate artistic director of the company, who created and curated the program. The three pieces each consider ballet’s place at a given time and where it might go from there. McMahon’s choreography is titled... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Friday, October 14, 2016 | 0 comments
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