Steven McMahon

Associate Artistic Director

Steven has created more than a dozen ballets for Ballet Memphis, including his first full-length ballet, Wizard of Oz as well as Soul Selects Her Own Society, Confluence, The Royal We and Peter Pan. His other new ballets for Ballet Memphis include Carnival of the Animals, Romeo and Juliet and Cinderella. Steven also has choreographed many original works including The Lovely Story of Us, which was performed in Helsinki, Finland, at the International Ballet Competition, and two of his works, Being Here With Other People and Confluence, have been performed at the Spring to Dance Festival in St. Louis. His works also have been performed at Organizacion Para La Artes in Guatemala and at other venues around the nation. His first ballet, What Your Soul Sings, premiered at Ballet Memphis’ Interiorworks. Steven, who is originally from Glasgow, Scotland, was also a dancer with Ballet Memphis and joined after completing his training at The Ailey School in New York City.

Original Works

Full-Length Choreography

  • Peter Pan (2014)
  • Romeo and Juliet (2011)
  • Cinderella (2009)
  • Carnival of the Animals (2008)
  • Wizard of Oz (2007)

Mixed Repertory Choreography

  • 2017: Stella
  • 2016: Vanguard
  • 2015: I Am, new “Snow” and “Battle” scenes for Nutcracker
  • 2014: Flyway
  • 2013: Musings, The Royal We, {Untitled}
  • 2012: Confluence, {Untitled: The Gift}, The Soul Selects Her Own Society
  • 2011: Meridian
  • 2009: Anniversary, Being Here With Other People, The Asymmetry of Hemispheres,The Lovely Story of Us
  • 2008: Pain, Andante, Flock Together
  • 2007: Off Kilter, Whine and Dine
  • 2006: Appeteaser, What Your Soul Sings