Ballet Memphis’ founder to retire

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 08, 2020 10:50 AM CT | Published: January 07, 2020 3:16 PM CT

Dorothy Gunther Pugh left her role as artistic director of the ballet company in May 2019 and will depart the CEO job in June. She founded the organization in 1986.


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