For New Ballet Parents


WELCOME! We've uploaded this article about dance and the brain to congratulate you on your choice to make dance a part of your children's lives. Read more on dance and the brain here.

Below you will find information and tutorials on all you need to know to ensure that both you and your  dancer are prepared for classes and performances.  Information regarding casting, costuming, class notes and the Parent Guild will be updated on the calendar page, under rehearsal, as it becomes available. 

If you have specific questions as it pertains to your child's class level, please contact Kathy Coburn at 901.726.9225 or e-mail kathy [at] newballet [dot] org

How to Make a Ballet Bun

President of the Parent Guild, Mary Selvidge, does a tutorial on how to make the perfect ballet bun.

Basic Stage Make-Up

How to apply basic stage make-up for performances.