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By George Latimer

From the turbulence of the mid 1960’s in Oakland, CA., George Latimer traveled to Memphis, TN. His sexual ambivalence in tow, he encountered the segregated global of dance within the racially polarized urban. As assistant to the director of the Memphis Civic Ballet, the local ballet corporation of the mid-south, he quickly grew to become upset with the politics and the frame of mind of the outdated Memphis, and he was once encouraged to create an organization that represented his heartfelt philosophies that dance was once for everybody. Ballet South was once born. Nureyev, Baryshnikov, and the Panovs have been one of the celebrities who graced the level of his fledgling and, on the time, arguable corporation. In 1989 he again to Oakland with Jeff Stuart, his lifelong associate, the place they proceed to give a contribution to their ardour for the ballet.

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