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New blood lets Augusta Ballet restage 'Dracula' with buckets of biting humor

...before the ballet could consider staging the piece again. "This piece was definitely choreographed for a person (dancer Ken Busbin) who was a larger-than-life kind of individual," Ms. Colton said. "So in thinking about restaging this, you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/22/art_6030.shtml
Arts
Tale gets whimsical makeover

...the Augusta Ballet's Peter Powlus, was developed with a single performer in mind for the title role - Boston dancer Ken Busbin. Mr. Busbin has agreed to return to Augusta to reprise his role as the dashing ladies' man with a terrible thirst...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/12/app_325695.shtml
Applause
`Three Musketeers' a macho ballet

...political alliance, not a love match. In the course of the story, she has an affair with the Duke of Buckingham (Ken Busbin). As a sign of her affection, she gives him a necklace that was given to her by the king. The cardinal learns of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/01/liv_270942.shtml
Life & style
Dressed for the part

...costume for the Arabian Coffee part was completed with almost no help from patterns. It was created by costume designer Ken Busbin, a former Augusta Ballet dancer. It's composed of harem pants and a bra-style top covered with sequins and blue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/05/liv_276672.shtml
Life & style
Ballet gives audience swashbuckling feast

...infiltrates the Duke of Buckingham's country garden, charms her prey and vanishes with her evidence. Tammy Adams and Ken Busbin, in their roles as illicit lovers Queen Anne and the Duke of Buckingham, dance a beautiful and confident pas de deux...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/09/met_272336.shtml
Metro
Male dancers strength of swashbuckling ballet

...and to illustrate the existing relationship between Anne of Austria (Julia Morgan) and the Duke of Buckingham (Ken Busbin). The Three Musketeers proves an essentially male ballet. The strength of the male dancers both technically and interpretatively...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/14/ent_224090.shtml
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Comic bite

...This will be the fourth time in five years that the Augusta Ballet has presented this show. The Atlanta Ballet's Ken Busbin returns to Augusta to perform as Dracula. "The role was originated for Ken," Ms. Colton said. "If he wasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/05/met_215586.shtml
Metro
Dressed for the part

...costume for the Arabian Coffee part was completed with almost no help from patterns. It was created by costume designer Ken Busbin, a former Augusta Ballet dancer. It's composed of harem pants and a bra-style top covered with sequins and blue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/03/liv_276527.shtml
Life & style
'Marsalis Encore' gets the whole joint jumpin'

...a crap shoot set the stage for action in Rogers and Hammerstein's Guys and Dolls. Lance Bourque, Jaime Burcham, Ken Busbin, Troy McKinney, Thomas Shoemaker and Benjamin Westafer give a performance with clarity and conviction. Though it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/05/ent_230218.shtml
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En Garde!

...Butterfly dance scene in Act II is a farcical take on Lady DeWinter's (Bon Ellis) seduction of the Duke of Buckingham (Ken Busbin): Lords and ladies dance around blindfolded with a net in tow trying to snare a butterfly or lover in an English garden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/08/ent_223718.shtml
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