Atlas Performing Arts Center

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Atlas Performing Arts Center
2/21

Face the Music

The alternative-classical ensemble of students and Washington composers age 17 and younger performs. At the Lang Theatre.
2/22

Arena Stage's Voices of Now

Program members perform autobiographical plays.
2/22

Invoke

The string quartet presents "Souls in the Mud," a program featuring contemporary jazz, Renaissance motets and more. At the Lab Theatre II.
2/22

Washington Dunhuang Guzheng Academy

The artists perform using the ancient Chinese instrument, the Guzheng, and classical Western instruments in "The Dream of Dunhuang.". At the Lang Theatre.
2/27

Capital City Symphony

The volunteer ensemble presents "Interactive Symphony," a program featuring Gran Wilson's performance of Britten's "Les Illuminations" and "video reinterpretations" of audience-requested classical works. At the Lang Theatre.
2/27

Wytold

The cellist presents "Biggie, Beethoven, Busta and Bach," a solo recital featuring classical remixes and live-looping arrangements of 90's and early 00's hip-hop.
2/21 - 2/27

The Whole Truth

Based on Stephen McCauley's short story about a woman who confesses an affair to her psychiatrist and then fabricates the details, Robert Paterson and Mark Campbell's new opera makes its world premiere.
2/27 - 2/28

Creature

Deviated Theatre presents an apocalyptic fairytale.
2/21 - 2/28

Pinot & Augustine

Mark Jaster and Sabrina Mandell of Happenstance Theater will perform their family-friendly clown duet. At the Lab Theatre II.
2/21 - 2/28

UrbanArias

The opera company returns to the Atlas Performing Arts Center's 2015 Intersections Festival with the world premiere of composer Robert Paterson's "The Whole Truth," and all-new opera improv from singers Amedee Royer, Kate Jackman and Andrew McLaughlin. At the Lab Theatre II.
3/1

Synchronicity

The D.C. ensemble blends classical strings and African-inspired percussion.
3/1

Young Playwrights for Change

Regional middle school students present plays that focused on the theme of family.
2/27 - 3/6

All Points West

The chamber ensemble and Atlas Brew Works present "Bach and Brews," a program in which works by the composer are paired with beers. At the Lab Theatre II.
3/7

Gin Dance Company presents Hear Me Now!

Embrace the vision of Taiwanese-born choreographer, Shu-Chen Cuff through three of her works; "Face to Face," "That's Mozart" and the world premiere of "Motion in Spring". "Just One", a piece choreographed by company dancer Elizabeth Lucrezio, will also be performed. At the Lang Theatre.
2/20 - 3/7

2015 Intersections Festival

Artists come together to mix genres and produce more than 125 shows.
2/20 - 3/7

Niche

A couple's honest and humorous journey to find a place to call 'home.' Live music by Mark Sylvester and the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra. Performed by the Jane Franklin Dance.
3/13

Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre: Dream Logic

The physical theater company combines acrobatics, dance and theatre into highly skilled physical storytelling, delighting audiences with naive characters and quirky points of view.
3/21

Go-Go Symphony with Capital City Symphony

Led by conductor John Devlin, the two ensembles come together to perform music by Liza Figueroa Kravinsky in a program featuring classical music, Go-Go, video art and dancers.
3/28

So Percussion

The Brooklyn experimental quartet performs.
3/14 - 3/29

Gypsy & The Bully Door

After protesting the death of her friend at the hands of the police, a woman reinvents herself in New York. Presented by the African Continuum Theatre Company.
4/3 - 4/11

Blossom's Rainbow

Japanese culture and cherry blossoms are the subjects of this kid-friendly musical. Best for ages 2 to 5.
4/18

No Pink, No Ribbons, No Bows: Diverse Solo Shows From Women

Solo performers Caroline Clay, Paige Hernandez, Jjana Valentiner and Anu Yadav take the stage to present and discuss their works.
4/24

Leela: Play of the Divine

A solo evening of Kuchipudi, a classical Indian dance form. Performed by Kalanidhi Dance Company.
5/1 - 5/2

Goldie Dean Feminine Folklore

Goldie Deane's show explores the experiences of women coming of age in their 30s.
4/10 - 5/10

Very Still And Hard To See

Rorschach Theatre's play aims to answer the question of why bad things happen.
5/7 - 5/11

Blue

An unexpected pop of color changes two friends' otherwise blue world.
5/15

Great Noise Ensemble

The GNE closes out its 10th season with a program featuring Tom Schnauber's "The Walrus and the Carpenter," Armando Bayolo's "Sacred Cows," with mezzo-soprano Megan Ihnen and baritone Andrew Sauvageau and Sean Doyle's "Letters From Zelda" with soprano Lisa Perry.
5/6 - 5/31

The Call

African American friends react to a white couple's decision to adopt a child from Africa.
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Editorial Review

The center includes a studio for Joy of Motion Dance Center and serves as the home of African Continuum Theatre, a professional black theater company. Atlas Arts Partners will offer classes in dance, acting, music and creative writing. Small-scale productions in the lab theaters are planned to complement major offerings in the larger theaters.