Atlanta Ballet: Tu Tu & More

I generally enjoyed Atlanta Ballet’s program last night. Up first was Tu Tu by Stanton Welch, set to Ravel’s piano concerto. Costuming was pretty fun, with everyone in shiny, Klimt-esque attire. The women were in pancake tutus with bare legs and the men were just in shorts. The set was fairly simple, making use of a white backdrop lit with a color gradient with black panels in front of it. Each movement had a different configuration: for the first movement, only a center panel of the colored white backdrop was visible, the second was all black, with the dancers lit mostly from above, and the third was an inverse of the first movement, with a black panel in the middle and a blue gradient stretching to the wings on either side.
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