April 28, 2014
ABT Presents ABTKids, Saturday, May 17, 2014#44; 11:30 A.M. at Metropolitan Opera House
One-Hour Introduction to Ballet to Feature Scenes From Cinderella, Coppélia and Gaîté Parisienne
All Seats $25
ABTKids, a unique hour-long program designed for children and families, will present a performance of highlights from American Ballet Theatre’s 2014 Spring Season on Saturday, May 17 at 11:30 A.M. at the Metropolitan Opera House.
Narrated by ABT Studio Company Director Kate Lydon, ABTKids will include family-friendly excerpts from Don Quixote, Cinderella, The Dream, Swan Lake and Gaîté Parisienne performed by ABT dancers. In addition, students from ABT’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School will perform the Dance of the Hours from Coppélia.
All tickets for ABTKids are $25 and are available online, at the Met box office or by phone at 212-362-6000 The Metropolitan Opera House is located on Broadway between 64thand 65th streets in New York City. For more information, visit ABT’s website at www.abt.org.
American Airlines is the Official Airline of American Ballet Theatre. Northern Trust is the Leading Corporate Sponsor of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre. ABT is supported, in part, with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.