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Ballet Memphis

The Gugulethu Project: From the Townships of South Africa to the World's Ballet Stages

Carla Escoda | Posted 07.20.2016 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Today, with more training opportunities available to talented young black students, filling the pipeline for these programs remains a challenge. How do you spot talent and recruit students when they may have no idea what ballet is?

Ballet Memphis' Return to New York

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 11.16.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Religion. Sexism. Vice. Body image. Race. Dance is one of the most physical languages offered to man and explores the world through a visceral lens that makes words obsolete.

How This Southern Dance Troupe Aims To Broaden The Conversation Around Dance

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

New York City's Joyce Theater is playing host to a troupe of dancers whose work has already been hailed as "unorthodox, peculiar, fresh and large-spir...

Ballet Memphis and Brazil: Nurturing Community through Art

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

Upon reading a recent piece in the Guardian, entitled 'Points of Culture: what Brazil can teach Britain about Art', I was reminded of a small US dance...