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Front Page - Friday, August 20, 2021

Chattanooga Ballet welcomes new dancers

Debut performance set for Aug. 26 at Hunter Museum


Following a national application and audition process, Chattanooga Ballet has welcomed five new dancers to the company for the 2021-22 season:

Andrea Chickness, a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Alessandra Ferrari-Wong, a New Jersey native who most recently danced with the New York Dance Project.

Hannah Harvey, who most recently danced with Lexington Ballet.

Pierceton Mazell, a native of Summerville, South Carolina, who attended his state’s Governor’s School for the Arts.

Mary-Kate Sheehan, a native of Jackson, Missouri, who attended Indiana University.

The company will debut a new ballet by Brian McSween, Chattanooga Ballet’s artistic director, Thursday, Aug. 26, 6 p.m., at Hunter Museum of American Art.

The current Hunter exhibition, “Power, Passion & Pose: Photographs by Ken Browar and Deborah Ory,” inspired the work, which is titled “Capture.”

General admission tickets are $20. Hunter Museum members and individuals aged 17 and under may attend for free.


Source: Chattanooga Ballet