Category: Touring

Adventure in Guatemala City Begins Tomorrow

A group of company dancers leaves tomorrow for Guatemala City where they'll showcase Matthew Neenan's "Party of the Year", Steven McMahon's "Being Here with Other People", Robert Battle's "Takademe" (party of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's repertory and danced by Kendall Britt), and Trey McIntyre's "In Dreams". "Party of the Year" is a rousing and intriguing work which hints at secrets and problems beneath the surface of a big party and haunts the viewer.   Rachel Shumake lets... Read More
Posted by Joan Biddle at Thursday, May 16, 2013 | 0 comments
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"In Dreams" Heads to Guatemala

Monday the dancers rehearsed In Dreams , a piece created to the music of Roy Orbison for Ballet Memphis by Trey McIntyre. A group of dancers will perform In Dreams , among other works, in Guatemala in a few weeks as part of the company's touring.   Here Virginia Pilgrim and Steven McMahon practice one of their duets. To see two such strong dancers partner together is a true delight. Each magnifies the other's expertise and passion to double the effect, and overwhelm you. In... Read More
Posted by Joan Biddle at Tuesday, May 7, 2013 | 0 comments
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What is The River Project, from the Artistic Director's point of view

As we launch into this, our 26th season, we embark on an exciting journey of limitless possibilities, starting from a river that has grounded our nation’s history  and ending in a space that defies constraints and allows ingenuity to soar. Indeed, we’re heading to new places, moving new ideas in the process, and  arriving on national and international stages. That’s why we’ve aptly named this  season, “Taking Flight.”   What a fitting beginning with our world premiere... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Friday, October 12, 2012 | 0 comments
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