June 6, 2023
American Ballet Theatre Presents ABTKids on Saturday, June 24 At 11:00 A.M. at Metropolitan Opera House with Host James Whiteside
Welcoming ballet’s youngest fans at American Ballet Theatre, ABTKids returns to the Metropolitan Opera House on Saturday, June 24 at 11:00 A.M. The family-friendly showing of selections from the ABT main Company’s illustrious repertoire will feature ABT’s accomplished dancers and is hosted by ABT Principal Dancer James Whiteside.
Designed for children ages 4-12 and their families, the hour-long introduction to ballet will include excerpts from Swan Lake, Giselle, and Romeo and Juliet, as well as the solo Do You Care?, choreographed by ABT dancer Aleisha Walker, and a special performance of Vasily Vainonen’s Flames of Paris pas de deux by members of ABT Studio Company. Throughout the program, audience members will get behind-the-scenes insight from the performers and learn about the different elements of a ballet production.
An ASL interpreter will be provided.
Programming is subject to change.
American Ballet Theatre, hosted by ABT Principal Dancer James Whiteside
Metropolitan Opera House
30 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023
(Located on Broadway between 64th and 65th Streets)
Saturday, June 24 at 11:00 A.M.
TO PURCHASE TICKETS:
All seats for ABTKids are priced at $25. Tickets are available for purchase by phone 212-362-6000, in person at the Met Box Office, or online at ABT’s website.
BEFORE YOU GO:
American Ballet Theatre and the Metropolitan Opera House ask audiences to review the following health and safety protocols on the Met website before attending performances.