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ABT'S JACQUELINE KENNEDY ONASSIS SCHOOL
PRESENTS YEAR-END PERFORMANCE AT
THE AILEY CITIGROUP THEATER, SATURDAY,
MARCH 22 AT 4 P.M & 7 P.M

 
Program to Include Antony Tudor’ Little Improvisations and Continuo
In Recognition of Choreographer’s Centennial

 
3/13/2008 - The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School will showcase the talents of its students in their year-end performance on Saturday, March 22, 2008 at 4:00 P.M and 7:00 P.M at The Ailey Citigroup Theater. The program will include Antony Tudor’s Little Improvisations, staged by Amanda McKerrow, and excerpts from Coppélia, Swan Lake and Flower Festival in Genzano, as well as new choreography from Raymond Lukens, Kirk Peterson and Jessica Lang. Completing the program will be Tudor’s Continuo, staged by Donald Mahler and performed by members of ABT II, including five former JKO School students.

The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre, established in January 2004, is a pre-professional classical ballet program currently training students aged 12-18 at the Company’s 890 Broadway rehearsal studios. Directed by Franco De Vita, the School includes a curriculum of classical technique, pointe, pas de deux, character, modern technique and Pilates. Faculty includes members of ABT’s Artistic Staff, ABT alumni and prominent teachers.

This program is supported, in part, by major funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Tickets for the performances are $20 and will be available at the door. For more information about the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre, please visit www.abt.org/education or contact rschwartz@abt.org.

The Ailey Citigroup Theater is located at 405 W. 55th Street. For directions and information about The Ailey Citigroup Theater, please visit www.alvinailey.org.