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Honoring the life of Rev. Dr. Mel A. Tomlinson

February 12th, 2019

We are saddened to inform you of the loss of Dr. Mel A. Tomlinson who journeyed to Memphis to perform in Nut Remix 2018, his last turn on the stage with the children who looked up to him as a mentor and hero.

NBE Takes Students on Trip to NYC to visit Colleges!

January 23rd, 2019

New Ballet Students participated in the first NBE College Expansion Trip to New York City!

School climates benefit from Arts Infusion programs with groups like NBE.

July 6th, 2016

An Arts360 grant supports a new Bartlett Elementary School-NBE partnership.

June 30th, 2016

My Art Story by Katie Smythe

April 14th, 2016

New Ballet, symphony return to stage delayed ‘Memphis Renaissance’/‘Harlem’ program

September 16th, 2015

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Memphis Dance School Honored at White House

December 11th, 2014

November 22, 2014 Commercial Appeal A review of Nut ReMix

"Nut ReMix" brings energy to Cannon Center Setting

November 22nd, 2014

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Video of the First Lady Presenting the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award

November 12th, 2014

On November 10, 2014, First Lady Michelle Obama congratulated the 2014 winners of the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards in the East Room of the White House.

Memphis' New Ballet Ensemble wins Award at White House

November 11th, 2014

WREG coverage of NAHYP award and Nut ReMix Preview

New Ballet Ensemble, star student honored at White House

November 10th, 2014

Commercial Appeal coverage of NBE winning the National Arts and Humanities Youth Programs Award

A Man in Constant Motion, Lil' Buck Expands Jookin's World

June 26th, 2014

BOSTON — The dancer known as Lil Buck was walking across a stage in slow motion, four beautifully exaggerated steps, like a moment out of “The Matrix.”

New Ballet Ensemble – Program 2, National Symphony Orchestra: NEW MOVES: symphony + dance season – Washington

May 21st, 2014

The best came last. For its final section, Harlem, NSO musicians teamed up with the nine dancers of New Ballet Ensemble...