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Buckman Performing Arts Center

Contact Name: Cindi Younker

Address:

60 Perkins Extd.
Memphis, Tennessee 38117
United States
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Phone: (901) 537-1483

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Since 1996, the Buckman Performing Arts Center has inspired the Memphis arts scene through creative programming that features a rich variety of internationally renowned artists, dancers and musicians. Buckman audiences have come to expect the unexpected, while reveling in the daring and provocative offerings they find on The Rose Theater stage.

For the past 10 years, the Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center has offered over 83 educational outreach efforts to more than 19,500 Memphis area children who participated in engaging, interactive activities with world-class artists, free of charge. We endeavor to increase our programming each year to share these internationally acclaimed performers with as many students in the community as possible.

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Sample Programs Offered

Program Title: Ailey II

Program Type: Arts Appreciation

Program Description:

Event: Ailey II School Show
Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School
60 Perkins Extended, Memphis, TN 38117
Contact: (901) 537-1483 or cyounker@stmarysschool.org
More info: www.alvinailey.org

Description: Back by popular demand, Ailey II, the celebrated younger company of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding choreographers. Founded in 1974, the company embodies Mr. Ailey’s pioneering mission to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training and programs for all. Under the direction of Troy Powell, Ailey II continues to flourish as one of the most popular dance companies in the world.

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Program Title: Enra School Show

Program Type: Arts Appreciation

Program Description:

Event: Enra
Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School
60 Perkins Extended, Memphis, TN 38117
Contact: (901) 537-1483 or cyounker@stmarysschool.org
More info: http://enra.jp
Ticket Price: $5 per student

Description: Under the direction of Nobuyuki Hanabusa, Enra first caught the public’s attention in 2013 when it bolstered Japan’s pitch to the International Olympic Committee. Since then, it has become a Youtube sensation and a social media phenomenon. This Japanese-based collective of dancers, choreographers, directors, animators, composers and actors has pioneered a revolutionary entertainment experience, infusing projected light and images seamlessly with live dance and performance. The result is pure technologic and choreographic magic.

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Program Title: Hubbard Street 2 Dance

Program Type: Arts Appreciation

Program Description:

Event: Hubbard Street 2 Dance
Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School
60 Perkins Extended, Memphis, TN 38117
Contact: (901) 537-1483 or cyounker@stmarysschool.org
Ticket Price: $28 for adults, $20 for students with discounts available for seniors

Description: One of the most recognizable names in the world of modern dance, Hubbard Street 2 is critically acclaimed for its exuberance, athletic skill and innovative repertory. Its performances inspire, challenge and engage audiences worldwide, featuring six dancers of unparalleled versatility and virtuosity performing selections from an ever-expanding, eclectic repertory.

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