Ignition! By Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

This concert was a lot to digest for a little old writer like myself, but in a good way. There was so much I liked, by way of movement vocabulary, image and theme, that it was hard for me to process and put onto paper. I’ll tell you what, folks; I am becoming a very big fan of the redefining process–or metamorphosis–Atlanta Ballet is currently experiencing. I think they are making really good choices in the work and choreographers that they commission. I like an edgy company and artistic director John McFall is taking risks and driving them to the lip of a canyon. Continue reading Ignition! By Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

Brooks and Company Dance: Shorts 6 By Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

So far, I’ve been very lucky to see some big international dance companies float through town. It has been a treat, and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it. However, the real reason I joined the staff at The Back Stage Beat, was to also get in sync with the heartbeat of Atlanta dance. This week I got the chance to do just that. Continue reading Brooks and Company Dance: Shorts 6 By Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully