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Behind the Scenes
With The Woodruff Arts Center
It takes a lot of creativity, training and experience to produce a new piece of theatre, perform a classical piece of music or mount a world-class art exhibit. But it happens all the time at The Woodruff Arts Center through the Alliance Theatre, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the High Museum of Art.
All of that skill, talent and creativity is on display in this series of Behind the Scenes videos produced by the Woodruff Arts Center. In these videos, you’ll see how the Alliance takes words on a page to a production on the stage; how Robert Spano leads the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; and how the High’s civil rights photography collection moves two icons of the civil rights movement. You’ll also see how the Arts Center’s commitment to arts education is brought to bear in two heart-warming stories.
Join us in going Behind the Scenes with The Woodruff Arts Center.
With over three hundred works, the High Museum holds one of the country’s most significant collections of photographs documenting the civil rights movement.
Theatre for the Very Young engages both parents and their pre-school children in creative experiences. The fourth wall is dissolved as young ones willingly become a part of the experience.
The Woodruff Arts Center partnered with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) to bring you a behind-the-scenes with Music Director Robert Spano as he prepares to leave the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra after the 2020-2021 season.
Joshua’s talents were honed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s Talent Development Program. He received $1.6 million in scholarship offers from colleges and conservatories around the country, and he is now pursuing his bachelor’s degree at Juilliard Conservatory with a full ride scholarship.
Two friends, ex-WWII GI’s turned jazz musicians, have had great success performing in Paris nightclubs for the past 10 years. Convinced that their mixed-race act will also be a hit in the U.S., they decide to return home. To 1950s Georgia. Inspired by the true story of the first integrated nightclub in Atlanta and featuring ten original jazz songs in the style of the era, Nick’s Flamingo Grill is a story of hope and brotherly love.
It took months of dedicated work to install Wall Drawing #729, Irregular Color Bands by Sol LeWitt inside the Robinson Atrium of the High Museum.