Canvas and palette: Atlanta Ballet's spring season is painted with Vari*Lite(R) automated luminaires

In recent years, the somewhat traditional world of ballet has been increasingly making use of cutting-edge technology to attract new, younger audiences. John McFall, artistic director of Atlanta Ballet, is a choreographer who is very much aware of theatrical presentation; he completely revamped his Nutcracker a few years ago, with an updated libretto, all-new choreography, and lavish stage production, including strobes and pyro. When McFall asked David Grill to light Spring Fever, a program

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