ballet tennessee & the community 

"ANCHORS" - The Pop-up Project partnered with BALLET TENNESSEE to produce "Anchors," a dance film honoring the fallen five. This project was filmed at the Sculpture Fields in Chattanooga, Tennessee on July 13, 2018 and the film was released on July 20, 2018. 

Artistic Directors: Jules Downum and Mattie Waters
Director of Photography & Editing : 
Tim Cofield
Jules Downum, Mattie Waters, Emma Pannkuk and Maddi Lane
Music by: 
Tim Cofield
Principle Dancers: (In order of Appearance)
Fred Davis, Emma Pannkuk, Hannah Locke, Jerigray Eduave, Jenison Owens,Maddi Lane, Chloe Russell
Featured Dancers: (In Order of Appearance)
Kelsea Holland, Elise Giles and Trinity Stone, Mesha Dockey, Ta'sean Honeysucker
Student Performers:
2018 Ballet Tennessee's Dance Alive/Dance Elite Students, 2018 Ballet Tennessee Summer Intensive Programs
Ballet Tennessee (Anna Baker-Vancura, Co-Founder/Executive/Artistic Director, Brittany J. Mills, Programs Administrator), Sculpture Fields, Elea Blake
Chattanooga Theatre Centre, Janyne Preston and Bryan Preston, Arts Build, City of Chattanooga

FALL 2019

July 27              

SPLASH Summer Arts Festival, 12:40-1:10 pm at Miller Park

 July 31                              

Youth & Family Development Performance, 10:30 am at First TN Pavilion 

August 5                       

Any Given Child Art Expo, 11am-1 pm at Hixson High School 

S​eptember 28-29           

TAD Conference at Nashville Ballet

October 3

Chattanooga Dances at Center for Creative Arts


October 19                     

Arts for Cares 2019 with Cempa at The Read House

​November 11                 

DéfiléArt with ​French American Chamber of Commerce Tennessee 

2019-2020 events

Throughout the year, Ballet Tennessee is a part of various performances and events around the Chattanooga community.

You can meet Ballet Tennessee and watch a performance at the events listed below: 

Founders: Anna Baker-VanCura & Barry VanCura

(423) 821-2055 ~ 3202 Kelly's Ferry Rd. Chattanooga, TN, 37419