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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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Unusual art wall to define Ballet Memphis, Midtown site

By  Thomas Bailey Jr.  of The Commercial Appeal A new grid of steel beams towers over a corner of Overton Square. Still unfinished, the imposing structure rises so close to the traffic along Madison and Cooper that it nearly transforms the streets into long rooms. The imposing structure will be a see-through facade for the 38,000-square-foot Ballet Memphis headquarters under construction and scheduled to be completed next year. "OPD (Office of Planning &... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Saturday, August 13, 2016 | 0 comments
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