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AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS ABTKIDS AT CITY CENTER, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1 AT 11:30AM

 
One-hour Performance to Feature Family-Friendly Excerpts from ABTís Fall Season

 
10/1/2003 - ABTKids, an hour-long program of family friendly excerpts from American Ballet Theatreís repertory, is scheduled for Saturday, November 1 at 11:30am at City Center. Recommended for children between the ages of 4 and 12, the program promotes a better understanding of ballet and contemporary dance.

Hosted by ABTís artistic staff, ABTKids will feature selections from the Companyís Fall season at City Center, including Jiri Kylianís Victorian era farce Sechs Tšnze, George Balanchineís neo-classical Theme and Variations, Agnes de Milleís comic tale of temptation Three Virgins and a Devil and a classical pas deux.

Ticket holders for ABTKids are eligible to purchase tickets for the ABTKids Pre-performance workshop on November 1 at 10:00am at City Centerís 56th Street studios. Directed by ABTís teaching artists, children are divided by age and invited to participate in activities including basic ballet movement and arts and crafts. Tickets for the workshop are $20 for both children and adults and are available only through ABTís education office at 212-419-4321. For more information, please contact Ann Chiaverini by email at achiaverini@abt.org or by fax at 212-419-4396. Workshop tickets are limited and sell out quickly. Reservations are accepted on a first come-first served basis.

Reckson Associates is the Official Corporate Sponsor of ABTKids.

Tickets for ABTKids, priced at $15 and $20, can be purchased at the City Center box office, by calling 212-581-1212 or online at www.citycenter.org. City Center is located at 131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues in New York City.