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Michele Wiles in Antony Tudor's Dark Elegies.

Photo:Rosalie O'Connor.



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CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THIRD WEEK OF
ABT’S 2006 NEW YORK CITY CENTER SEASON

 
10/5/2006 - Casting for the third week of American Ballet Theatre’s 2006 season at NY City Center was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.

The third week will feature the season’s first performance of Antony Tudor’s Dark Elegies on Thursday evening, November 2, with Melissa Thomas, Julie Kent, Isaac Stappas, Sascha Radetsky, Hee Seo and Jesus Pastor in the leading roles. At the evening performance on Saturday, November 4, Roman Zhurbin will make his debut in the second song of Dark Elegies.

The third week will also include the debut of Gillian Murphy in Lar Lubovitch’s Meadow, dancing opposite Marcelo Gomes at the matinee on Saturday, November 4.

Tickets for American Ballet Theatre’s 2006 Fall season at NY City Center, priced from $26-$93, are available online at www.nycitycenter.org or by calling CityTix at 212-581-1212. Performance-only tickets for American Ballet Theatre’s Opening Night at New York City Center are priced from $35 to $130. NY City Center is located on West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues in New York City.

Countrywide Financial is the National Sponsor of American Ballet Theatre. Superfund Asset Management, Inc. is the sponsor of ABT’s New York City seasons. The 2006 NY City Center season is also made possible with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. ABT’s Opening Night Gala is generously underwritten by Reckson Associates.

Complete casting follows:

THIRD WEEK
Tues. Eve., Oct. 31, 7:30 P.M SYMPHONIE CONCERTANTE – Kent, Saveliev, Herrera
NEW ELO BALLET – Company
THE GREEN TABLE – Hallberg
Wed. Eve., Nov. 1, 7:30 P.M DRINK TO ME ONLY WITH THINE EYES – Company
CLEAR – Kent, Gomes
IN THE UPPER ROOM – Company
Thur. Eve., Nov. 2, 7:30 P.M SYMPHONIE CONCERTANTE – Dvorovenko, Beloserkovsky, Murphy
DARK ELEGIES – Thomas, Kent, Stappas, Radetsky, Seo, Pastor
IN THE UPPER ROOM – Company
Fri. Eve., Nov. 3, 8:00 P.M. CLEAR – Reyes, Corella
AFTERNOON OF A FAUN – Riccetto, Hallberg
SWAN LAKE, Act III Pas de Deux – Dvorovenko, Beloserkovsky
FANCY FREE – Cornejo, Stiefel, Gomes, Abrera, Kent
Sat. Mat., Nov. 4, 2:00 P.M. NEW ELO BALLET – Company
MEADOW – Murphy*, Gomes
THE GREEN TABLE – Stappas
Sat. Eve., Nov. 4, 8:00 P.M. DRINK TO ME ONLY WITH THINE EYES – Company
DARK ELEGIES – Wiles, Hamrick, Zhurbin*, Matthews, Schulte, Lopez
FANCY FREE – Cornejo, Stiefel, Gomes, Abrera, Kent
Sun. Mat., Nov. 5, 2:00 P.M. CLEAR– Kent, Corella
MEADOW – Abrera, Hallberg
IN THE UPPER ROOM – Company



*Please note: First time in a role:

Sat. Mat., Nov. 4 – Murphy in Meadow
Sat. Eve., Nov. 4 – Zhurbin in Dark Elegies