Wabi Sabi

Taking Dance Off the Stage & Into the Community

Created by Atlanta Ballet Company dancer John Welker in 2011, Wabi Sabi challenges new audiences, fosters the next generation of choreographic talent, and pushes the boundaries of ballet through the creation of new works. By seeking a collaboration of art forms, Atlanta Ballet furthers its commitment to educating audiences and inspiring the community.

Wabi Sabi takes its name from a Japanese worldview that finds beauty in the sincerity, simplicity, and integrity of the natural world. As one of the newest dance initiatives in Atlanta, Wabi Sabi combines our city's own emerging choreographers with beautiful and engaging venues for amazing outdoor performances that bring art to the people.

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Upcoming Performances

Event Date & Time Location Details
Wabi Sabi Presents WHIM at the High Friday, August 21 | 7pm-sunset Woodruff Art Center's Sifly Piazza This event is FREE. Click here for directions. This performance is in conjunction with the High Museum's Los Trompos installation.
Wabi Sabi Presents WHIM at Serenbe Sunday, August 23 | 5pm Serenbe Playhouse Click here to get your tickets!

Atlanta Ballet Block Party

Saturday, August 29 | 5-8pm

*Time of performance TBA.

Atlanta Ballet's Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre

Click here to learn more about the event.

Join us for pop-up Wabi Sabi perofrmances, dunk-a-dancer tank, food trucks, door prizes, dance classes, and more!

Wabi Sabi Presents WHIM at the High Friday, November 6 | Time TBD Woodruff Art Center's Sifly Piazza This event is FREE. Click here for directions. This performance is in conjunction with the High Museum's Los Trompos installation.
 

 

Wabi Sabi is generously supported by

   

 

Kiara Felder, Jackie Nash, and Brandon Nguyen. Photo by Jonah Hooper. Costume design by Tamara Cobus.