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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Review: The Georgia Ballet’s “Love Classics” showcases reinvigorated troupe by Cynthia Bond Perry

Like most performing arts organizations, the pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges for... The post Review: The Georgia Ballet’s “Love Classics” showcases reinvigorated troupe app…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Fly On A Wall’s Slightly Off Stage quenches thirst for the absurd at the Windmill by Cynthia Bond Perry

When people face life’s most difficult challenges, there’s always a ridiculous moment... The post Fly On A Wall’s <em>Slightly Off Stage</em> quenches thirst for the absurd…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

EVOLVE | atlanta to strengthen bonds, create shared dance community vision by Cynthia Bond Perry

All too often, local dance company directors face the day-to-day challenges that... The post EVOLVE | atlanta to strengthen bonds, create shared dance community vision appeared first on ARTS…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Atlanta Ballet to debut at Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center by Cynthia Bond Perry

Last September, Atlanta Ballet’s Return to Fall production placed works from different... The post Atlanta Ballet to debut at Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center appeared first on ARTS AT…

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Atlanta Ballet nods to history and diversity with 2019–20 season by Cynthia Bond Perry

Beginning next September, Atlanta Ballet’s 90th-anniversary season promises impressive variety, with nods to the company’s rich history and a turn toward diversity and inclusion. The com…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

With Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor, Core Dance goes deeper, higher at 7 Stages by Cynthia Bond Perry

Some experiences in the theater resonate so deeply that it’s best to leave writing about them to the poets. Such was the experience Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor wrought last Saturday during…

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Review: Terminus Dance’s “Next Door” stretches the new troupe’s artistic identity by Cynthia Bond Perry

In Danielle Agami’s Next Door, Christian Clark and Rachel Van Buskirk, performers with Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre, appeared dressed in black on a stark stage setting. They moved across…

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Monday, August 1, 2016

Preview: Blake Beckham’s “OneAnother” explores duos and dimensions by Cynthia Bond Perry

It’s been a year since The Lucky Penny opened the Work Room. The dance studio was born of choreographer Blake Beckham’s determination to fill a practical need she had for nearly 15 y…

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Review: Staibdance sets new high water mark with introspective, explosive “Moat” by Cynthia Bond Perry

In his new work, Moat, choreographer George Staib delves into memories from a conflicted time in his childhood — when his Armenian-American family relocated from Iran to the United Sta…

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Preview: Noted choreographer Otis Sallid brings it home for “CHIAROSCURO: A Light in the Dark” at MAD Festival by Cynthia Bond Perry

The influence of the great 20th-century dance masters pops up in surprising places. Take, for example, a Coca-Cola commercial where a man dances in silhouette against a red-lit vending machi…

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Monday, February 15, 2016

Review: For Alvin Ailey’s annual Fox run, the thrill of the new and the comfort of the old by Cynthia Bond Perry

It’s been nearly five years since Robert Battle succeeded Judith Jamison as artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. As with many changes

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Ballethnic Dance Company’s 25-year lineage stretches back to legendary George Balanchine by Cynthia Bond Perry

(Editor’s note: As East Point’s Ballethnic Dance Company celebrates its 25th year and prepares for its annual production of the Urban Nutcracker November 19-22, Cynthia

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

News: Gwinnett Ballet to exhibit works by noted dance photographer Richard Calmes by Cynthia Bond Perry

The instant an airborne dancer triumphs over gravity, or arcs her body into a fall, can reveal a lifetime of work and artistry. It is

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

News: National Black Arts Festival announces 2015 line-up with focus on the art of dance by Cynthia Bond Perry

From the sacred ring shout to tap, reinvented through funk and hip-hop; from the fiery Cuban Rumba to concert modern dance; from the South African

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Review: Atlanta Ballet’s season finale, MAYhem, a strong showcase of the troupe’s versatility by Cynthia Bond Perry

Last weekend, Atlanta Ballet capped its 2014-15 season with MAYhem, a program that reflected the company’s versatility as part of a varied vision: Angel’s Share,

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Friday, April 3, 2015

Analysis: Atlanta Ballet summons the spirit of founder Dorothy Alexander to embrace the future by Cynthia Bond Perry

It will be five years in August since Atlanta Ballet unveiled plans to create a more contemporary artistic profile. The following spring, the company announced

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Monday, March 23, 2015

Review: Atlanta Ballet’s Helen Pickett creates stunningly original achievement with “Camino Real” by Cynthia Bond Perry

“God bless all con men and hustlers and pitch-men who hawk their hearts on the street….” In Tennessee Williams’ Camino Real, the gypsy girl Esmeralda

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Review: The Georgia Ballet turns its slow-motion fall into a beautifully nuanced “Renversé” by Cynthia Bond Perry

In classical ballet, the term renversé has been defined as “the bending of the body in a turn, in which the normal balance is upset,

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Review: In combing through the “Attic,” Staibdance takes a haunting trip down memory lane by Cynthia Bond Perry

Sometimes a memory seems to rise up out of nowhere. It seizes the consciousness and jerks the psyche around, wrapping it in images, sensations and

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Review: The magic of “Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker” remains its ability to spin an enchanting tale by Cynthia Bond Perry

Illusion and dream are at the essence of ballet, and Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker holds plenty. In John McFall’s version, which opened last Thursday at the Fox

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