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Atlanta Ballet Presents Wabi Sabi in the Garden

The Atlanta Ballet's contemporary chamber performance group Wabi Sabi to bring dance out of the theatre and into the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

The Atlanta Ballet's contemporary chamber performance group Wabi Sabi is bringing dance out of the theatre and into the Atlanta Botanical Garden this week.

Who: Atlanta Ballet’s New Contemporary Chamber Performance Group – Wabi Sabi

A new movement in dance that reveals some of nature’s basic truths in our constantly evolving and growing world

Where: The Atlanta Botanical Garden - 1345 Piedmont Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30309

What:     Wabi Sabi in the Garden

Featuring new, original works by a collection of emerging choreographers, including:

  •          Tara Lee (Atlanta Ballet company dancer)
  •          Peng-Yu Chen (Atlanta Ballet company dancer)
  •          Jonah Hooper (Atlanta Ballet company dancer)
  •          Nathan Griswold (former Atlanta Ballet dancer, currently with Germany’s Ballet Augsburg)
  •          Jimmy Orrante (dancer with BalletMet in Columbus, OH)
  •          Rachelle Scott (dancer with Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet)

When: Thursday, June 21 - Performances begin at 7:00 p.m.

(A part of the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s “Cocktails in the Garden”)

Performance Description: Wabi Sabi returns to the Atlanta Botanical Garden for another evening of world premieres by a talented crew of budding young choreographers, all danced in the “grandeur of the city’s urban oasis.”

 Ticket Information: Free with admission to the Atlanta Botanical Garden. For additional ticket information, visit the Atlanta Botanical Garden at www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org

Website: www.atlantaballet.com

About Atlanta Ballet’s Wabi Sabi: Created by Atlanta Ballet veteran company dancer John Welker in 2011, Wabi Sabi seeks to push the boundaries of ballet through the creation of new works by the next generation of choreographic talent. Wabi Sabi allows Atlanta Ballet to embark on presenting new work that enhances the scope of the existing repertory, while offering new artistic challenges to its company members. Wabi Sabi performances are free, public, world premiere concerts performed at Atlanta Ballet’s Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre and other venues throughout the city. 

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