Strings Attached

Friday, April 26th, at 7pm

Join the Colton Ballet Company and the Augusta Virtuosi under the direction of Adam DePriest for an exciting evening of music and dance. The program offers eclectic choreography with the exhilaration of live music. Choreographer Andrew Kuharsky opens the program with an Augusta premiere of his work, Progressions, with music by Phillip Glass. His emotionally charged piece, Still Remembered, featuring Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings will be performed by Amanda & Morgan Hulen.

Peter Powlus will revive three riveting pieces from his larger ballet The Legend of the Hatfields & McCoys, featuring music by Sam Bush. Using the hauntingly beautiful music of Rachmoninoff’s Vocalise, Powlus will also premiere a work called Okaru, featuring vocalist Calloway Powlus and pianist David Brown. Based on the sensational theatricality of MOMIX, Amanda and Morgan Hulen have created a new work with music by Emandi.

Augusta native Caitlin McCormack Phibbs will also debut a new work featuring an old favorite by The Beatles. Augusta Virtuosi musicians include Buddy Fiorillo, violin, Haley Kovach, violin, Carl Purdy, viola, Idris Chandler, cello, Barry Garman, Double Bass and David Brown, piano, under the musical direction of Aiken native, Adam DePriest.

Ticket prices:

$35 orchestra and mezzanine
$20 first balcony
$15 student/child
VIP ticket $45 which includes Golden Horseshoe seating and wine and cheese with Colton Ballet choreographers

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the Imperial Theatre box office: 706.722.8341.

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Be a part of the legacy that is Colton Ballet.

Our 48th annual production of The Nutcracker is upon us!

Please donate now to help us refresh and refurbish Augusta’s favorite holiday tradition!

Nutcracker Wish List:

$50 and above helps us design and build new angel costumes
$75 and above helps us design and build new snow costumes
$100 and above helps us build a brand new Act 1 set

Thank you for being an indelible part of our past, present and future!

Our New Name: Colton Ballet Company

Effective September 22, 2016, Dance Augusta and Augusta Ballet School will be named Colton Ballet Company of Augusta and Colton Ballet School of Augusta. Both entities are officially listed as Dance Augusta DBA Colton Ballet Company and Augusta Ballet School DBA Colton Ballet School. The status of both (profit/non-profit) remain unchanged as does the artistic direction.

This change reflects the deep commitment of both organizations to reflect and honor the legacy of Founder, Ron Colton.