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Music: 22 minutes by Gabrielle Lamb

Elapse February 12, 2016| Gabrielle Lamb This is the second in series of posts on the process of creating a new work entitled "Elapse" Some of the most frequently asked questions by audience members in post-show Q&As are about music. How do you choose your music? What comes first, the choreography or the music? For me, the music usually isn’t the first piece of the puzzle.    I start with an idea or image.  In the case of my new... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Thursday, February 18, 2016 | 0 comments
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Ballet Memphis explores past, present, future of ‘Places’ in new works

By Jon W. Sparks for The Commercial Appeal Ballet Memphis is not timid about commissioning and performing new works. In 2012, the company began its River Project, a series of nine works spread over three years, each of which reflected some aspect of Ol' Man River transformed into choreography. The results were remarkable, earning critical acclaim and launching some of the works onto national and international tours. When that project had run its course, Ballet Memphis artistic director... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Tuesday, February 16, 2016 | 0 comments
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BALLET MEMPHIS to premiere ‘PLACES’ mixed-repertory of three original works

MEMPHIS, TENN. (February 10, 2016) ­– – – Ballet Memphis presents three original works in its winter mixed-repertory show, Places, opening Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, at Playhouse on the Square. The show will run February 19-21 for four performances.     Places is a new series for Ballet Memphis, inspired by the many meanings of the word ‘place.’ Artistic Associate Steven McMahon curated this show and named each of the three works after a place in time: Past, Present and... Read More
Posted by Susan Moskop at Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | 0 comments
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