Atlas Performing Arts Center

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Atlas Performing Arts Center


Playwright John Millington Synge's lover, Molly Allgood, is the subject of Scena's world premiere.

Shining City

In Scena's staging of Conor McPherson's play, a therapist's first patient might be haunted by his wife's ghost.

All Points West: Nuit Blanche

The chamber music collective plays Prokofiev's Quintet Op. 39 and Stravinsky's "L'histoire du Soldat.". At the Lab Theatre II.
9/26 - 9/27
10/9 - 10/13

Wake Up, Brother Bear

Two bear siblings explore the seasons and invite the audience to come along. Toddlers are given a bag of props at the beginning of each show that will help tell the story. Best for ages 1 to 5.

Intelligence in The Human-Machine

Cellist Katinka Kleijn and composers Daniel Dehaan and Ryan Ingebritsen worked together to create a program in which Kleijn connects to an EEG headset to play a duet with her brain waves. Presented by the Library of Congress and BrightestYoungThings.

Gin Dance Company

Performances include the premiere of Shu-Chen Cuff's newest works "Face to Face" and "That's Mozart," Elizabeth Lucrezio's "Just One" and Gin Dance's "The Teller.". At the Lang Theatre.

Fuse Ensemble: Sketch: An Exploration of Identity, Image, and the Art of Becoming

The D.C.-based contemporary music ensemble plays a program featuring new work for marimba by Gina Biver and composer Rahilia Hasanova's new work. Fuse Ensemble's guest artist, percussionist Scott Deal, plays "We Meet Ourselves."
11/1 - 11/15

Not Enuf Lifetimes

Psalmayene 24 directs the Welders' production which follows a car mechanic searching for his missing son.

All Points West: A Few Our Favorite Things

This holiday program from the chamber music ensemble features Haydn's "Toy Symphony," John Coltrane's "My Favorite Things," Schumann's "Kinderszenen" and more. At the Lab Theatre II.

Great Noise Ensemble: Sweet and Homegrown Airs

The ensemble plays works by locally and nationally-known composers and musicians, including David Lang's "Sweet Air" and Mark Sylvester's Banjo Chamber Concerto. At the Lang Theatre.

Great Noise Ensemble: Sweet and Homegrown Airs

The GNE plays a program that features David Lang's "Sweet Air," Cornelius Dufallo's "Paranoid Symmetry" and more.
12/12 - 12/22

Step Afrika!

The step company performs its annual "Magical, Musical Holiday Step Show."
5/6/15 - 5/31/15

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.