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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Marietta’s Georgia Metro Dance Theatre Presents ‘Peter Pan’ March 24-26

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March 7, 2023

CONTACT: Jeni Miller, publicist

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MARIETTA – “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.” (J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan)

Dancers with Marietta’s own Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre (GMDT) will indeed be flying on March 24-26 in their brand-new spring production of Peter Pan! GMDT’s season capstone ballet will feature whimsical choreography, imaginative costumes, and even dancers ‘flying’ on stage. The dance company encourages the community to attend this action-packed, family-friendly ballet that is directed and staged by GMDT Associate Artistic Director Gray Stoner and is sure to be a memorable event that audiences will never (ever) forget.

Dates: Friday, March 24 at 7:30PM; Saturday, March 25 at 7:30PM; and Sunday, March 26 at 2:00PM

Location: The Jennie T. Anderson Theatre in Marietta

Tickets: Tickets start at $20 and are available through georgiametrodance.org/tickets

 Performance summary:

Just think of happy things and come fly away to Neverland with GMDT’s take on Peter Pan, the classic story by J.M. Barrie. Join Tinkerbell, Peter and the Darling Children on their magical journey where adventure lurks around every corner—but beware, Captain Hook and his motley crew of pirates are on the prowl for revenge. This ballet will be sure to delight audiences of all ages with the timeless tale of the boy who never grew up.

“Peter Pan … brings out the inner child in all of us,” said Gray Stoner, associate artistic director for GMDT. “I want the audience to experience that magical feeling no matter their age, and I’m excited to bring this classic filled with so many wonderful characters to life.”

GMDT is comprised of more than 120 students ranging in age from seven years-old to graduating high school seniors who train at Georgia Dance Conservatory (GDC) on the Marietta Square.

About Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre

Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre (GMDT) is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, student-based dance company housed in the studios of Georgia Dance Conservatory on the Marietta Square. GMDT educates, cultivates, and inspires young dancers to become the next generation of artists and leaders through rigorous dance training and diverse performance opportunities. Through a commitment to excellence and integrity, GMDT strives to positively impact the community with engaging performances that celebrate life through the transcendent power of the arts.


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