Sarah Levine speaks to Idea Capital grantees Sheila Pree Bright, Helen Hale, and the collaborative team of Marcia Vaitsman and Seana Reilly.
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Our top favorite arts events of 2011! We’re mixing up the format and publishing in January rather than December. Surprise!
A dancer is not a racehorse, but the two career paths can have discomforting parallels. After many hours, months, and years spent in strenuous training, both perform for relatively brief periods in the light of public admiration. Both earn accolades for excellence; injuries take them out of sight to some depressing pasture we never have [...]
Dashboard Co-op’s Anti-Manners, a dance-infused performance and feast on the BeltLine behind Piedmont Park last week, featured 30 or so participants singing, laughing, dancing, and throwing cornbread at one another. Aside from flying soul food, the event featured choreography from Dashboard’s own Helen Hale, as well as a band of roving minstrels carrying instruments ranging [...]
[Updated] Helen Hale has an aura. She sculpts and molds it with her hands, gesturing in swirls around her. You feel privileged to be on the edge of her bubble. Constantly moving yet quietly composed, contained and aware of her body and surroundings, it’s instantly apparent that Hale is a dancer. A native Atlantan, Hale [...]