Orange Mound adding to New Ballet’s dance pipeline

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 21, 2019 4:35 PM CT | Published: September 21, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>New Ballet Ensemble and School dancer instructor LeAnthony Douglas (middle) helps students at Dunbar Elementary School stretch before their hip-hop dance class Monday, Sept. 9. Douglas</strong><span><strong>&nbsp;was in New Ballet&rsquo;s first cohort at Dunbar Elementary as a third-grader and has been in his current role at New Ballet since graduating from Melrose High School in 2017.</strong>&nbsp;</span>(Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

New Ballet Ensemble and School dancer instructor LeAnthony Douglas (middle) helps students at Dunbar Elementary School stretch before their hip-hop dance class Monday, Sept. 9. Douglas was in New Ballet’s first cohort at Dunbar Elementary as a third-grader and has been in his current role at New Ballet since graduating from Melrose High School in 2017. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

LeAnthony Douglas, a teaching and performing artist at New Ballet Ensemble and School, started in the organization’s first cohort of Dunbar Elementary School students. 

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Elle Perry

Elle Perry

The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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