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Week of April 5-9, 2021

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Experience the excitement of classical ballet at home with ABTKids Daily!

Welcome to ABTKids Daily, American Ballet Theatre’s new home for families and educators to discover digital content for their virtual classrooms.  Join us each day to Meet an ABT Dancer, engage with an ABT Teaching Artist, learn fun facts and enjoy ballet-themed activities from the comfort of your own home.

As America’s National Ballet Company®, ABT is dedicated to preserving and extending the great legacy of classical dancing, through exciting performances and educational programming of the highest quality, presented to the widest possible audience.

Join us each Monday morning to bring the joy of classical ballet to your family. A weekly curriculum will be posted for your discovery!

 

ABTKids Daily is generously supported by
Bloomberg Philanthropies

 

Explore this week’s materials below or view the archive here.

 

Watch ABTKids 2020: B is for Ballet!
Presented in partnership with Random House Children’s Books,
the program is inspired by B Is for Ballet: A Dance Alphabet.

Week of April 5-9, 2021


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ABTKids Daily Anniversary Week

Put on your party hats and bring out your noisemakers as we celebrate the one-year anniversary of ABTKids Daily!

This week we introduce you to the ABT Engagement team that has spent the past year recruiting dancers, musicians, staff, crew, and choreographers to join us on the exciting new ABTKids Daily platform.

Enjoy as we look back on some of our favorite moments from the past year!

A Message from Dennis Walters, ABT Director, Education Operations

Meet An Artist Monday

Romeo and Juliet Spelling Bee with Stella Abrera, Gillian Murphy, Ethan Stiefel, and Sascha Radetsky

Teaching Artist Tuesday

The Art of Choreography with Kelby Brown

What’s Up Wednesday

Winston Goes to the Warehouse: Episode 1

Throwback Thursday

Fun with Fitness Week: Cardio with Roman Zhurbin and Isadora Loyola

Funtime Friday

Create Your Own Maypole

ABT JKO School Children's Division Online Community Classes

In the Spring of 2020, @ABTSchool launched virtual classes taught by former ABT dancers, ABT JKO School faculty and ABT teaching artists – all certified in the ABT National Training Curriculum.

Recommended for ages 2-4 and 5-8, these classes engage ABT’s youngest students and their families, as well as the global community at large, by exploring musicality, fostering creativity and imagination, and teaching ballet fundamentals.

View the full series on @ABTSchool IGTV or ABT’s YouTube Channel.

@ABTSchool IGTVYouTube

Photo: Richard Corman.