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Julie Kent in George Balanchine's Mozartiana.
Photo:Nancy Ellison.



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CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THIRD WEEK OF AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE'S FALL SEASON AT CITY CENTER

 
Role Debuts in Mozartiana and New Casts of Les Sylphides and VIII to Highlight Final Week of Performances

 
10/12/2004 - Casting for the third week of American Ballet Theatre's Fall season at City Center, October 20 through November 7, was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.

The third week of performances will include the debuts of Julie Kent, Maxim Beloserkovsky, Yuriko Kajiya and Stella Abrera in Michel Fokine's Les Sylphides on Wednesday evening, November 3. On the same evening, Gennadi Saveliev, Kristi Boone and Sarah Lane will debut in Christopher Wheeldon's VIII.

On Friday evening, November 5, Maria Riccetto will debut in the leading role of George Balanchine's Mozartiana, along with Carlos Lopez who will dance the Gigue for the first time. Julie Kent will debut in the leading role of Mozartiana on Saturday evening, November 6.

Countrywide Financial is the National Sponsor of American Ballet Theatre and Cole Haan is a Leading Benefactor. Graff Jewelers is the 2004 season sponsor of ABT at City Center. ABT's 2004 Fall season at City Center is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Tickets for American Ballet Theatre's 2004 Fall season at City Center are priced from $35 to $80 and are on sale now by mail or by calling CityTix at 212-581-1212. City Center is located at 131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues in New York City.

Complete casting follows:




THIRD WEEK

Tue. Eve., Nov. 2, 7:30 P.M.
  • PRETTY GOOD YEAR (NEW McINTYRE BALLET) Company
  • workwithinwork Company
  • SINFONIETTA - Company

Wed. Eve., Nov. 3, 7:30 P.M.
  • LES SYLPHIDES Kent*, Beloserkovsky*, Kajiya*, Abrera*
  • VIII Saveliev*, Boone*, Lane*
  • AMAZED IN BURNING DREAMS Lopez, Copeland, DeLong

Thurs. Eve., Nov. 4, 7:30 P.M.
  • MOZARTIANA Part, Beloserkovsky, Pastor
  • VIII Corella, Herrera, Kent
  • SINFONIETTA - Company

Fri. Eve., Nov. 5, 8 P.M.
  • LES SYLPHIDES Kent, Beloserkovsky, Kajiya, Abrera
  • MOZARTIANA Riccetto*, Stiefel, Lopez*
  • AMAZED IN BURNING DREAMS H. Cornejo, Copeland, DeLong

Sat. Mat., Nov. 6, 2 P.M.
  • PRETTY GOOD YEAR (NEW McINTYRE BALLET) Company
  • workwithinwork Company
  • VIII Saveliev, Boone, Lane

Sat. Eve., Nov. 6, 8 P.M.
  • MOZARTIANA Kent*, Corella, H. Cornejo
  • workwithinwork Company
  • AMAZED IN BURNING DREAMS Tidwell, Boone, Gomes

Sun. Mat., Nov. 7, 2 P.M.
  • MOZARTIANA Part, Beloserkovsky, Pastor
  • LE SPECTRE DE LA ROSE H. Cornejo, Riccetto
  • SWAN LAKE, Act III Pas de Deux Herrera, Gomes
  • LE CORSAIRE Pas de Deux Murphy, Corella
  • SINFONIETTA - Company

Sun. Eve., Nov. 7, 7:30 P.M.
  • MOZARTIANA Kent, Corella, H. Cornejo
  • workwithinwork Company
  • SINFONIETTA - Company