Atlanta Ballet Gennadi Nedvigin | Artistic Director

Atlanta Ballet Gennadi Nedvigin | Artistic Director

Stars and Stripes

Stars and Stripes

Artists of Ballet West in Stars and Stripes. Photo by by Luke Isley.

Coming Spring 2022 Stars and Stripes

Stars and Stripes performances are postponed until winter of 2022. Performance dates to be announced. Please check back for details. 
The Company will instead present a mix of virtual and outdoor performances featuring new works and past favorites between February and May 2021. Details coming soon!
  • Stars and Stripes
  • Choreography by George Balanchine
  • Music by John Philip Sousa
  • With the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra
  • World Premiere
  • Choreography by Juliano Nunes
  • Music by Luke Howard
  • Costume Design by Hogan McLaughlin

Stars and Stripes by George Balanchine is an all-American masterpiece featuring five sections dubbed as “campaigns” set to John Philip Sousa’s marches, including the popular “Stars and Stripes Forever.”

The highly-anticipated world premiere by Juliano Nunes meant to be part of Atlanta Ballet’s 2019|2020 Season finale is now set to close out our 2020|2021 Season.

  • Venue
    Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

    The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is the first major performing arts facility built in metro Atlanta in four decades.

    Location and Parking
    The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is located in northwest Atlanta near the junction of I-75 and I-285, at the intersection of Cobb Galleria Parkway and Akers Mill Road.  Pre-paid parking is available for $12.00 through Parking Panda and AAA Parking for performances. Please note: the pre-paid parking option allows you a parking spot in the parking deck, not necessarily an assigned space. Day of parking will still be available for $10.00 (cash or credit). Valet parking is available for The Atlanta Opera and Atlanta Ballet only for $15.00 (cash or credit card). Please do not park in the LA Fitness lot on Akers Mill Rd. This is not approved parking for the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, so your car may be booted or towed if left there. Click here for dining, hotel, and additional venue information.

    Emergency Phone Number
    The 24-hour public safety number for the Cobb Energy Centre is 770.916.2911. Please leave your seat location with your babysitter or answering service so that the house manager may find you in case of an emergency.

    Special Needs
    The venue is ADA compliant. Designated seats in various locations are available for guests with disabilities and those needing special assistance. The venue is equipped with wheelchair accessible courtesy phones, elevators, plaza ramps, wheelchair accessible ticket windows, and wheelchair accessible drinking fountains.  For more information, please call 770.916.2800.

  • Seating Chart

    Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

  • Choreographers

    Juliano Nunes, Choreographer, World Premiere

    Trained at the Brazilian Dance Conservatory in Rio de Janeiro, Juliano Nunes furthered his studies at the Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts in Germany earning a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts. He joined companies such as Royal Ballet of Flanders, Leipzig Opera Ballet, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe and Stuttgart Gauthier Dance. Nunes has worked with choreographers such as William Forsythe, Christopher Wheeldon,Hans van Manen,Jirí Kylián,Ohad Naharin, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Yuri Grigorovich, Akram Kahn, among others. He has gone on to receive critical acclaim for his own choreography and has created pieces for the Royal Ballet in London, Nederlands Dans Theatre 2, Acosta Danza, Atlanta Ballet, Mariinsky Theatre and a new Netflix series “Tiny Pretty Things.” 

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