nashville ballet http://wmot.org en Nashville Ballet Celebrates National Dance Day http://wmot.org/post/nashville-ballet-celebrates-national-dance-day <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; The Nashville Ballet is&nbsp;celebrating <em>National Dance Day </em>tomorrow by offering several free and open dance classes.</p><p>You can try ballet, hip hop, and contemporary dance &ndash; along with conditioning dances that include elements of yoga and Pilates.</p><p>If you&rsquo;re a fan of the TV show<em>, So You Think You Can Dance</em>, you can learn a group dance that will be videotaped at the end of the day and uploaded to the show&rsquo;s website.</p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 16:57:49 +0000 Mike Osborne 13723 at http://wmot.org Nashville Ballet Celebrates National Dance Day Nashville Ballet's Winter Performance This Weekend http://wmot.org/post/nashville-ballets-winter-performance-weekend <p>MUFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- The Nashville Ballet delivers its winter performance this weekend. The show will include three distinct dances.</p><p>In a press release, the ballet says the first performance is entitled <em>Cryin&#39; Out </em>and features the music of genre-busting songwriter Gary Nickolson.</p><p><em><span id="lw_1328708598_0">Billy the Kid&nbsp;</span></em>is the second piece to be performed. It&#39;s&nbsp;based on the 1938 work choreographed by Eugene Loring and explores why the life of a typical 19th century boy veered into lawlessness.</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 17:46:36 +0000 Mike Osborne 7085 at http://wmot.org Nashville Ballet's Winter Performance This Weekend