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

                                                                           September 22, 2018          Arts for Cares: "Paradiso e Inferno" with Chattanooga CARES 

                                                                           September 27, 2018          "Silver The Dance of Aging" with Morning Pointe Foundation 

                                                                           October 5, 2018                 "DéfiléArt" with French American Chamber of Commerce Tennessee 


                                                                           October 18, 2018                Chattanooga Dances 

​                                                                           December 1, 2018               Singing Christmas Tree with Chattanooga Boys Choir

​                                                                           March 3, 2019                    Road to Recovery 

2018-2019 events

Founders: Anna Baker-VanCura & Barry VanCura

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