Little Buck-A-Roos

Kids and Families

Magic Carpet Ride

Children ages 2 and older are invited to grab their magic carpet and join us for a musical adventure across the globe. For four exciting Saturdays in the 2018-2019 season, children and their parents will be transported through the magic of their imaginations to exotic destinations while exploring the musical traditions, dance, movement, visual art and indigenous stories of some of the world’s most exciting locales! Admission is $5 for children and free for adults.


Saturday, August 18, 2018, 10 a.m. — On Your Toes with the Sugar Plum Fairy and Roudnev Youth Ballet

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 10 a.m. — Ukrainian Lullabies and Lore with Kurbasy

Saturday, January 12, 2019, 10 a.m. — Mighty Souls Brass Band Mardi Gras Mambo

Saturday, March 2, 2019, 10 a.m. — Breakfast with Siphne: Jam in Your Jammies - Beat Boxing and Vocal Percussion with Siphne A. Sylve

Sponsored by Sarkis Kish.

2017-2018 Family Performances


Sunday, September 30, 2018, 7 p.m.

Tickets- $35 adults, $25 for students


Lesson Plans to Late Night- Comedy of Lucas Bohn

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 7 p.m.

Tickets- $28 adults, $20 for atudents


Underwater Bubble Show

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 5 and 7:30 p.m.

Tickets- $30 adults, $20 for Students



Roudnev Youth Ballet




Saturday, December 1, 2018, 6 p.m. and Sunday, December 2, 2018, 2 p.m.
$25 and $35

The timeless tale of Clara and her beloved Nutcracker comes to life on the Buckman stage this Christmas. The dancers of Roudnev Youth Ballet offer a traditional interpretation of this endearing holiday classic. The whole family will delight to Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker presented by Buckman’s resident dance company. For tickets, visit or call (901) 537-1483.



Educational Outreach

Delta Rae

Monday, September 17, 2018, 10 a.m.

Student discussion and performance

Rhodes College


Tito Puente, Jr. and Melina Almodovar

Sunday, October 21, 2018, 4 p.m.

Salsa Workshop open to public

Buckman Dance Studio at St. Mary’s


Monday, October 22, 2018, 10 a.m.

Student performance open to area youth

Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s



Thursday, February 7, 2019, 6 p.m.

Master Class for advanced area dancers

University of Memphis DanceSpace


Friday, February 8, 2019, 10 a.m.

Lecture/Demonstration open to area youth

Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s