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March 27, 2015

ABT Studio Company and The Royal Ballet School to Perform at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, April 21 and 22, 2015

Merce Cunningham's Duets

ABT Studio Company and the graduate students of The Royal Ballet School (RBS) will perform a shared bill at The Ailey Citigroup Theater on Tuesday, April 21, and Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 7:00 P.M.  Performances by ABT Studio Company will include the New York City premiere of Susan Jaffe’s Metallurgy and excerpts from Marius Petipa’s Le Corsaire and Merce Cunningham’s Duets. The RBS repertory will feature Derek Dean’s Chanson, Liam Scarlett’s Classical Symphony and the First Movement of Christopher Wheeldon’s Rush.

The shared performances are part of a unique exchange, which began in 2003, between ABT Studio Company and The Royal Ballet School.  During past exchanges the companies have traveled to each other’s respective homes for performances, master classes and training sessions with senior coaching staff.

Limited tickets, priced at $20, are available for purchase online through Thursday, April 16. To purchase tickets, please click here or call 855-222-2TIX.

The Ailey Citigroup Theater is located at 405 W 55th Street at 9th Avenue in New York City.

For more information on ABT Studio Company and performances with The Royal Ballet School, please visit ABT’s website,

Northern Trust is the Leading Corporate Sponsor of the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School.

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