The Great Gatsby

April 21st 2023 - April 22nd 2023

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The Great Gatsby 

April 21 & 22, 2023

It’s a PARTY Old Sport!!!

Join us for a Gatsby pre-performance PARTY from 6:30-7:30PM, April 21 and 22 at the Chapman Cultural Center with The Great Gatsby ballet following at 7:30PM.

Break out your best Roaring 20s costume, headdress, hat, etc.and  join us for Gatsby Trivia, a champagne toast to the performing arts, a costume contest (Yes, a Gatsby inspired gift for the best dressed couple!), a look at how Spartanburg looked in the 20s with photos in the lobby and of course, jazz music to set the mood. Take pictures with our glitzy backdrop and well, Old Sport, let’s just say, grab 20 of your friends and get your GLITZ on before you watch the most beautiful ballet of The Great Gatsby, choreographed by Carlos Agudelo.



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Carlos Agudelo, 2023 SC Governor's Award for an Individual

Ballet Spartanburg's Artistic Director, Carlos Agudelo, was awarded the South Carolina Governor's Award from the South Carolina Arts Commission on May 23, 2023, at the Chapman Cultural Center. The award was presented by Mr. David Platt, Executive Director of the South Carolina Arts Commission. "We recognize the unparalleled energy, enthusiasm, devotion and love for dance that Carlos has gifted to our community out of his passion for all to experience the arts for the past 32 years. We are overjoyed that Carlos has been recognized by the South Carolina Arts Commission, " Teresa S. Berline, Executive Director. "The South Carolina Arts Commission is an extraordinary organization in our state which promotes and advocates opportunities in the arts which values equality, access, diversity and inclusion. Ballet Spartanburg is honored by the support of the South Carolina Arts Commission and the recognition of Carlos Agudelo."

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