SHINING THE SPOTLIGHT ON SIX PERFORMERS KEEPING ATLANTA AUDIENCES ENTERTAINED

STORY: Neal Howard
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

What drives a performer to take the stage and entertain us? In a culture where accumulating fame and mining new “followers” is often coveted above more virtuous pursuits such as community service, it’s easy to misappropriate the intentions of those who would seek to make us laugh, dance or swoon. But as you’ll see with these six entertainers working at venues across Buckhead, Brookhaven and Sandy Springs, the compulsion to elicit love from an audience doesn’t always arise from the need to feed one’s ego.

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