'Step Up' review of 'Next Steps' by Jon Sparks for GoMemphis
Thursday, Oct 20, 2016
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,” ...
Ballet Memphis takes 'Next Steps' by Jon Sparks for Go Memphis
Friday, Oct 14, 2016
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 fo...
Notes from the Artistic Director on the premiere of 'Next Steps'
Wednesday, Oct 5, 2016
Our fall show of three original new works was conceived by Steven McMahon as an exploration of our moving forward, which our new building exemplifies. We are the apex of dance ...
Leaping into 30, a review by Jon Sparks for The Commercial Appeal
Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016
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 star...
Three new dancers join Ballet Memphis in 30th season.
Friday, Aug 19, 2016
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 a...
Ballet Memphis names STEVEN MCMAHON as Associate Artistic Director
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016
For immediate release.
Company choreographer and former dancer also named fellow by National Arts Strategies, Salzburg Global Forum
Memphis, Tenn. (July 26, 2016) – – &n...
Help keep us on our toes: First ever shoe campaign takes to stage with goal of $30,000
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013
Along with an athlete’s daily training, the right equipment makes for the perfect performance. For a dancer, that’s the shoes. Did you know:
That most of our female dancers wear pointe shoes...
Sometimes a Great Tribute Has Nothing to Do With the Subject By ALASTAIR MACAULAY, New York Times
Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012
October 30, 2012
MEMPHIS — The Mississippi River, famous in song and literature, has also
inspired choreography. At the end of Kansas City Ballet’s “T...
A river runs (vaguely) through it. River Project review by Christopher Blank
Thursday, Oct 25, 2012
The first thing you might expect from Ballet Memphis' "River Project" — a program of three new dances inspired by the Mississippi River — are strong allusions to an actual river.Visual touches such as...
Moods, movement of the Mississippi interpreted in dance By Christopher Blank
Friday, Oct 19, 2012
Of all the things a Memphis dance company could think to use as inspiration for new choreography, the Mississippi River may seem like an instinctive choice.For ages, it has inspired artists, writers, ...