Ever seen a ballerina pop, glide and moon walk? You may get your chance next April at the Atlanta Ballet. The corps de ballet, in collaboration with Big Boi of Outkast and artists from Purple Ribbon Entertainment, will present an evening of dance combining the muscular artistry of the ballet with hip hop music. “This […]
The national touring production of Go, Diego, Go Live! The Great Jaguar Rescue will play the Fox Theatre Jan. 30-Feb. 3. It is based on the “Go, Diego, Go!” Nickelodeon TV series, currently is the No. 1-ranked show for preschoolers.
Ruthie Ervin is Theatrical Outfit’s new director of communications. She last worked with the theater’s Artistic Director Tom Key in the 1980s, when Ervin was publicity manager for the Alliance Theatre Company/Atlanta Children’s Theatre. She has more than 30 years experience in marketing and public relations, in TV/radio/film production, and in not-for-profit program administration and […]
Featuring the most promising scholarship students from The Ailey School, the Ailey II dance troupe will play the Georgia College & State University’s Russell Auditorium in Milledgeville, Ga., on April 14 (912-452-3950). Included in the performance are three world premiere ballets: Troy Powell’s The External Knot , Christopher L. Huggin’s When Dawn Comes… and Stephane […]
Four new dancers joined Atlanta Ballet for the 2007-08 season: Peng Yu-Chen, Li-Chuan Lin, Daniel Mayo and Rachel Van Buskirk. Tara Lee returned to the company after a year dancing with Vancouver’s Ballet British Company; this season will be her 12th with Atlanta Ballet. Company member Toni Doctor has left the ballet to dance the […]