Grades: 5-12 MTA: Ballet Memphis
Ballet Memphis is now in its 30th season and is recognized for its close ties to the region’s rich musical and literary heritage through dance, production and training. Their production of I Am includes four pieces from Founding Artistic Director Dorothy Gunther Pugh’s ideas around “giving voice to the voiceless.” The encompassing title I Am is inspired in part by the iconic “I Am A Man” signs held by striking sanitation workers in Memphis in 1968. None of the pieces are specifically about that moment in Memphis history, but reflect the larger, related idea that everyone matters, that dignity and kindness must ultimately speak louder than the superficial noises and dark currents all around.
Once again, the Center is proud to present the fifth-annual LOCAL – a celebration of everything Alabama. Shop some of Alabama’s favorite eclectic artists and vendors while enjoying...
Discover and get to know artists in the Center’s new original concert series SESSIONS. This series will showcase the best singer-songwriters this area has to offer. Genres will...
Join the UAB’s Alys Stephens Center JPats for our next ARTasting on Friday, June 1. Explore the best in art, music, food and drink with an Americana twist...
See All Events