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New Ballet

Empowering the next generation of artists

Our Mission

New Ballet Ensemble & School brings children and youth together by providing a professional standard of dance training, regardless of the ability to pay.

Dance students served weekly
Memphis Shelby County Schools students reached annually
Of New Ballet students have progressed to college or career since 2003
“You teach kids more than just skills in the arts and humanities—you light a fire in them; you help them grow emotionally and socially.”

– First Lady Michelle Obama, 2014


NutRemix’s 20th Anniversary Celebrated Nostalgia and the Future

The 2022 production of New Ballet’s NutRemix™ marked 20 years of presenting this uniquely Memphis show to our community.

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Alumni Spotlight: Sheopatra Streeter-Renovales, aka Sheopatra Jones

Since New Ballet’s founding in 2002, our studios have been home to phenomenal artists. Dancers who have studied at New Ballet Ensemble & School have gone on to wonderful careers […]

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Setting the stage for fall classes

New Ballet’s 2022 fall semester kicked off in August as we welcomed new and returning students! Many 2022 summer campers enrolled into year-round classes, bringing along their desire to expand […]

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