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Ballet Memphis to premiere 'Next Steps' at Playhouse on the Square

For immediate release. BALLET MEMPHIS to premiere ‘Next Steps’ Mixed repertory of three original works opens at Playhouse on the Square, October 15, 2016 MEMPHIS, TENN. (September 27, 2016) – – – Ballet Memphis presents three original works in its 30 th Anniversary season mainstage opener, Next Steps at Playhouse on the Square. The show will run October 15-23, 2016 for seven performances.   Created and curated by... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | 0 comments
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Leaping into 30, a review by Jon Sparks for The Commercial Appeal

Leaping into 30 Ballet Memphis opened its 30th season Saturday with a performance under the stars at the Live Garden at the Memphis Botanic Garden. This is the third year the company has started its season at the outdoor stage, and this one worked beautifully. The weather was nigh unto perfect for an evening of motion, with three works giving a variety of entertainment. The main piece was Steven McMahon's "Carnival of the Animals," set to the score by Saint-Saëns... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Wednesday, September 14, 2016 | 0 comments
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Three new dancers join Ballet Memphis in 30th season.

Meet the new dancers at Ballet Memphis! OSCAR FERNANDEZ (Dancer) is from the small village of Cantabria in the north of Spain. He began dance training at the age of 14 and moved to Madrid at the age of 17 to continue his studies in classical and contemporary dance at the Royal Conservatory of Professional Dance. After two years in Madrid, Oscar received a full merit scholarship to continue his training at the San Francisco Ballet School. While in San Francisco, he performed in Christopher... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Friday, August 19, 2016 | 0 comments
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