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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....