ABT: AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE AMERICA'S NATIONAL BALLET COMPANY®
Moments in Time
 
1. In the Beginning

Opening night of American Ballet Theatre's first season, January 11, 1940, featured the World Premiere of Eugene Loring's The Great American Goof. Loring (right) was joined in the cast by Antony Tudor (left), whose own works were to become the cherished cornerstone of ABT's contemporary repertoire.
Photo by Gjon Mili.
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