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Vivaldi in the Park, a premier collaboration between North Atlanta Dance Theatre and the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra is set to take to the stage Saturday May 4th at 7 p.m. the Mark Burkhalter Amphitheater at Newtown Park in Johns Creek. The idea was the brainchild of Stephanie Magaldi, Development Director for NADT. Stephanie is the daughter of NADT's Artistic Director, Michael Garrison NADT Co-Founder, Kitty Garrison. Stephanie had the idea many months ago and approached Garrison. Spring is an extremely busy time for the dance theatre but

We are so delighted to share with you some really exciting news about one of our amazing young dancers! Eighth grade student, Olivia McBain will be competing in Youth America Grand Prix Finals in New York in April. Olivia competed at the local level placing second in her classical variation, Odalisque from Le Corsiare and she landed in the top twelve for her contemporary variation, Orchid by NADA instructor, Christina Simkovich. As a result of her tremendous work she will bring both solos to the stage in

Daniel and NADT Director, Michael Garrison Congratulations to Daniel Gray for his well deserved achievements at Youth America Grand Prix. Daniel competed in pre-competitive classical with Giselle's Peasant Pas 1st Male variation and La Sylphide James variation. He placed 3rd overall and was invited to two summer intensives. Daniel says, "I am so grateful to Mr. G and all the trainers for their investment in me. It was a great experience at the event but the training was the most valuable part." Keep up that training, Daniel. We

Kai Shlomi has been dancing since the age of three! We are delighted she will be dancing the part of the Sugar Plum Fairy in North Atlanta Dance Theatre's 2018 presentation of The Nutcracker. We asked Kai to answer a few questions about her performance: What are you most excited about in this year's staging of The Nutcracker?  This year I am most excited to be performing as the Sugar Plum Fairy alongside my sister, Nik, who will be performing as Clara. As a senior, it feels special to be

Moriah Jones has been dancing for ten years. She will be dancing Dew Drop Fairy, Snow and Side Arabian in North Atlanta Dance Theatre's 2018 presentation of The Nutcracker.We asked Moriah to answer a few questions about her role in this year's delightful staging of the holiday classic:What are you most excited about in this year's staging of The Nutcracker? I am most excited for the first scene of second act. Tell us what dancing these roles means to you? This Nutcracker, I will be performing my

Kai Shlomi has been dancing since the age of three! We are delighted she will be dancing the part of the Sugar Plum Fairy in North Atlanta Dance Theatre's 2018 presentation of The Nutcracker.We asked Kai to answer a few questions about her performance:What are you most excited about in this year's staging of The Nutcracker? This year I am most excited to be performing as the Sugar Plum Fairy alongside my sister, Nik, who will be performing as Clara. As a senior, it feels special to

Moriah Jones has been dancing for ten years. She will be dancing Dew Drop Fairy, Snow and Side Arabian in North Atlanta Dance Theatre's 2018 presentation of The Nutcracker. We asked Moriah to answer a few questions about her role in this year's delightful staging of the holiday classic: What are you most excited about in this year's staging of The Nutcracker?  I am most excited for the first scene of second act. Tell us what dancing these roles means to you?  This Nutcracker, I will be performing my first lead roll

The holidays can be hectic and frenzied; we encourage you to BEGIN this special season with us. NADT will present The Nutcracker at Infinite Energy Theater November 9th-11th. This year’s presentation boasts exciting additions to the battle scene and new twists to Clara’s dream. NADT founder and Artistic Director, Michael Garrison describes his vision; “North Atlanta Dance Theatre’s Nutcracker is light and fun for the entire family. Some productions can be quite dark. I did not want a spooky Nutcracker. Our production is well structured in its

The holidays can be hectic and frenzied; we encourage you to BEGIN this special season with us. nada will present The Nutcracker at Infinite Energy Theater November 9th-11th. This year’s presentation boasts exciting additions to the battle scene and new twists to Clara’s dream. nada founder and Artistic Director, Michael Garrison describes his vision; “North Atlanta Dance Theatre’s Nutcracker is light and fun for the entire family. Some productions can be quite dark. I did not want a spooky Nutcracker. Our production is well structured in its narrative and