REVIEW: Ballet Spartanburg Bids Au Revoir to 50th Year with Momentous ‘An American in Paris

REVIEW: Ballet Spartanburg Bids Au Revoir to 50th Year with Momentous ‘An American in Paris
BY SANDY STAGGS ARTS CRITIC Ballet Spartanburg layers this celebrated expatriate story with divine dance, a jaunty Gershwin score, torch singers and even a can-can, all amongst the lightsome backdrop of the French capital. Artistic Director and choreographer Carlos Agudelo...

REVIEW: Ballet Spartanburg Shakes It Up in Four New Pieces that Champion the Power of Women

REVIEW: Ballet Spartanburg Shakes It Up in Four New Pieces that Champion the Power of Women
BY SANDY STAGGS ARTS CRITIC Ballet Spartanburg celebrated International Women’s Month this weekend with two tantalizing performances of its 9th annual Dansynergy program of original works that integrate dance with other art disciplines. “Celebrating the Power of Women” featured four...

Carolina Curtain Call’s Complete Guide to 2016 Holiday Theatre, Music & Dance in the Upstate

Carolina Curtain Call’s Complete Guide to 2016 Holiday Theatre, Music & Dance in the Upstate
The snow is falling, the lights are all strung and the stockings are hung. Yes, the holiday arts season boards Santa’s sleigh officially on Thursday, December 1 as dozens of yuletide-themed plays, musicals, chorales, ballets and symphonies don their ugliest...