Our dance short film BOOKIN’ documents the collaboration of two Memphis "jookers" and two ballet dancers creating original choreography to an original soundtrack that mixes hip-hop beats and cello.

Shot in Memphis, TN at the historic Earnestine & Hazel’s
dive bar, BOOKIN’ challenged the dancers to fuse jookin', an innovative and original Memphis street dance dubbed the "urban ballet", with classical ballet in order to highlight the benefits of cultural mixing.

A Cultural Fusion:

Blending Ballet and Memphis Jookin’ in a Memphis Bar