18-19 Arts@Tech Season

Left to Right: Maya Kodes: The Virtual Singer | Manual Cinema: The End of TV | Callas in Concert: The Hologram Tour | Mark Nizer 4D Comedy Juggler

Introducing the New Arts@Tech Season and a Major Renovation!

A power-packed seven-show Arts@Tech season begins this January following a major renovation to update the theater of the Ferst Center for the Arts. The renovation features all new theater seating, along with new lighting, carpeting, and upgrades for accessible seating. 

Performances in the new Arts@Tech season feature the work of outstanding artists along with the latest in technological advances. Unique among Atlanta theatres, the work brings together the latest in technology with artistic presentation across a range of genres. Check out this exploration of new work!

The new Arts@Tech season includes: 

Manual Cinema: The End of TV
January 12, 2019 at 8 p.m.
A live cinema experience! Set in the 1990s, The End of TV explores the quest to find meaning amidst a constant barrage of commercial images. Cinematic shadow puppetry and live video, with music performed live by a five-piece band. Perfect for audiences who enjoyed the creativity ofNufonia Must Fall last season.  

Komansé Dance Theater: Skid
January 25 - 26, 2019 at 8 p.m.
A celebration of the vulnerability and strength of humanity, Komansé Dance Theater takes a provocative look at homelessness and gentrification. Featuring 3D printed costuming by designer Danit Peleg (2016 Paralympic Games) and an innovative set design, this production brings together dance and technological innovation to embody the human connection between art and social justice. 

Fifth House Ensemble: Journey Live
February 9, 2019 at 8 p.m.
Audience members play the video game Journey live on stage as Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble presents an original, interactive live performance of composer Austin Wintory's Grammy-nominated score. The calming and emotional video game, described by critics as “the most beautiful game of its time,” comes to life in an immersive, interactive environment.

Mark Nizer 4D Comedy Juggler
February 16, 2019 at 8 p.m.
See world champion juggler, award-winning comedian, and inventor Mark Nizer and his live 3D show, juggling laser beams, glowing red balls, and just about any new invention he can imagine. Nizer is constantly incorporating new technology into his hilarious performances. 

Callas in Concert: The Hologram Tour 
February 23, 2019 at 8 p.m. 
An Atlanta premiere, Callas in Concert brings the beloved opera star Maria Callas (1923–1977), considered by many as the best opera singer of all time, back to the stage as a hologram, accompanied by the Georgia Tech Symphony Orchestra. State of the art digital and laser projection creates a full concert experience featuring original recordings that are digitally remastered.  

Robbie Lynn Hunsinger: Music Technologist in Concert
March 8, 2019 at 8 p.m.
A classical oboist turned technologist, composer, interactive art installation and multimedia concert artist, Atlanta native (and current Nashville resident) Robbie Lynn Hunsinger performs original multimedia works with live sampling and sound reactive projections. Enjoy this interactive installation in an intimate setting on the Ferst stage. 

Maya Kodes: The Virtual Singer
March 29, 2019 at 8 p.m. 
Maya Kodes is a singer who released a dance pop song on iTunes, recorded an EP, performed over 30 concerts and amassed over 5,500 Facebook followers … all as a hologram! The world’s first interactive real-time virtual pop star, Kodes is the creation of Neweb Labs in Montreal. Local dancers will join Maya onstage for this performance. 

Please note that tickets for all performances in the renovated Ferst Center will go on sale in August!

For information on programming, see arts.gatech.edu or call the Box Office at 404-894-9600.