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News: Jonah Hooper retires from the Atlanta Ballet after 17 seasons

After 17 seasons with the Atlanta Ballet, dancer Jonah Hooper has announced his retirement. A native of Blue Ridge, Georgia, Hooper first joined the Atlanta Ballet after studying under Artistic Director Emeritus Robert Barnett at the Atlanta Ballet School. Over his 17 seasons with the company he has starred in a wide variety of productions, including John McFall and Laurie Stallings’ The Great Gatsby, Michael Pink’s productions of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Dracula and Romeo & Juliet, Stanton Welch’s Madame Butterfly and Jorden Morris’ Moulin Rouge, amongst others....

Breaking News: Living Walls returns in 2016 with programming, a new grant and more

Monica Campana will be staying on as executive director of the organization after spending a year working with Philadelphia Mural Arts Program as the project manager for the organization’s largest public art exhibition to date, a $1 million public art project called Open Source. While working with the Mural Arts Program, Campana worked directly with their executive director Jane Golden and curator Pedro Alonzo....

News: Mike Schleifer named Managing Director of the Alliance Theatre

Mike Schleifer has been promoted to the old of Managing Director at the Alliance Theatre after acting as the organization’s General Manager since March 2014. “I’m flattered and humbled to be recognized in this way, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to support the mission of the Alliance in this elevated role. I look forward to the challenge that the next three seasons brings,” says Schliefer....