Contemporary ballet

Complexions Contemporary Ballet will summon the spirit of David Bowie with “Stardust”

Dwight Rhoden grew up listening to David Bowie, even imitating him, standing in front of mirrors with a hairbrush in the 1970s. He remained a huge fan throughout his own journey of co-creating Complexions Contemporary Ballet, a touring troupe of stellar, crowd-pleasing dancers now 25 years old. Pretty much coincidentally, says Rhoden, he was building […]

Classical ballet

Oh Land is the Danish pop star fusing classical ballet with electro-pop

Photo by Helena Christensen. Nanna Fabricius – or Oh Land, as her fans have known her – first burst onto the music scene as an up-and-coming pop singer from a small town outside of Copenhagen with her 2010 self-titled album.. A lot has changed since then, but Fabricius’ unwavering commitment to grinding his creative gears […]

Classical ballet

Classical ballet, at your fingertips

Adults are invited to immersion classes at Ballet Tennessee Imagine gliding across the stage in a series of bourrées – steps so small that you appear to be moving while remaining still. Looks like you’re not quite touching the surface. Of course, you say to yourself, if I were ten (or fifty) years younger, ten […]