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Ballet Memphis to hold auditions in New York, San Francisco

Ballet Memphis will be holding auditions at Joffrey Ballet School, February 14, 2016. All auditioners must PRE-REGISTER by February 1, 2016. There will be no walk in auditions available. The cost for the audition is $20.00 CASH, no credit/debit cards or checks, payable the day of the audition.  Ballet Memphis is looking for dancers with a very strong ballet technique and contemporary dance experience.  Ladies should be strong on pointe in various dance genres and men... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Thursday, December 10, 2015 | 0 comments
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Bijoux and Ballet

When I watch the Ballet Memphis dancers rehearsing it is sometimes with a mix of pleasure and pain. Pleasure because of just how beautiful it is, but also frustration that I'm not doing it with them. That I'll never again dance in pointe shoes. That I don't feel the heat of the audience's faces and the lights, that otherworldly place you sometimes go to when performing. Now don't get me wrong, I am still a dancer, and am lucky enough to get to perform live with Project: Motion, but I’m not a... Read More
Posted by Joan Biddle at Thursday, July 18, 2013 | 0 comments
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Spotlight: Julie Niekrasz

Today is Ballet Memphis dancer Julie Niekrasz's birthday, so what better way to celebrate than do a spotlight on her! Julie's had a full summer so far. She’s been teaching Pilates and creative movement at Shelby Farms Nature Camp , living out one of Ballet Memphis’s visions of helping kids instill healthy habits early on. She’s also teaching in the Pilates Centre as well as in at the Ballet Memphis School summer intensive , where she has a group of students who’ve just started on pointe.... Read More
Posted by Joan Biddle at Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | 0 comments
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