OutKast member joins Atlanta Ballet

Big Boi sets his sights on the dance stage

Outkast star Big Boi has revealed he has collaborated with the Atlanta Ballet on a brand new production.

’Big’ will run for six performances at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre, starting on April 10.

The production even stars Big Boi himself and a younger dancer named Little Big as they move through a series of dance sequences set to Outkast hits, unreleased Big Boi tracks and material from his upcoming solo record.

Accompanied by a full live band, the production is described as an examination of “the American dream – or the lack of it – from a 360-degree perspective”.

Speaking of the venture Big Boi told Spin: “I’ve dated a couple of ballerinas. But I was like, ‘That sounds kind of dope – let’s crank it up.'”

And if all goes well, the production could make its way to Europe later this year.

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