Follow the story of Dorothy, the Lion, Scarecrow, and the Tin Man in this well-known 1970s urban musical, as it comes to life via a modern day dance production presented by the Ballet On Wheels Dance Company. Set to the backdrop of jazz, modern, ballet and hip hop production numbers, this dance performance is a must see for all ages. Come on and ease on down the road and experience "The Wiz."
About Ballet On Wheels Dance School & Company
Dance is a joyous celebration of life. Dance is mastery of the human body. Dance is a path of personal growth. These are some of the guiding principals of Ballet On Wheels Dance School (BOW)— Memphis' only nonprofit, pre-professional, community-based classical ballet school and youth dance company. Students learn the fundamentals of dance while developing qualities that make for a successful and happy life: self-discipline, perseverance, creativity, and more.
In 2002, Ballet On Wheels Dance School was birthed six months after the untimely death of the Artistic Director’s mentor, Carlton Lee Johnson. Johnson’s dance legacy, inspiration and true commitment to quality instruction and performance flair is very much alive in the organizations current dance culture.