Checking on the Arts with the New Ballet Ensemble
Memphis, TN – Kacky Walton discusses SPRING LOADED from the New Ballet Ensemble this weekend at Buckman with Katie Smythe. Guest Choreographer, Francesca Harper blends original choreography, dance, music and film to create groundbreaking works that are category-defying. After performing with the Dance Theater of Harlem, she danced as a principal in William Forsythe's Ballet Frankfurt from 1994-1999. Since returning to the States in 2000, Harper has performed in several Broadway productions including Fosse, The Producers, The Frogs, and The Color Purple. She played the role of Judith originated by Judith Jamison in a revival of Sophisticated Ladies.
Call 901-726-9225 or reserve your seats online at http://www.newballet.org - click on Spring Loaded. This Friday and Saturday at 7pm at the Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center.