October 23, 2002
AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE TO PRESENT ABTKIDS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26 AT 11:30AM
Special One-hour Performance to Feature Excerpts from Offenbach in the Underworld and Within You Without You: A Tribute to George Harrison
American Ballet Theatre will present ABTKids at City Center on Saturday, October 26 at 11:30 a.m. Specially designed for children and families, the program offers an opportunity to expand a child‚Äôs understanding of ballet in an enjoyable setting.
The hour-long program, hosted by ABT Soloist Sandra Brown, will feature excerpts from the Company‚Äôs City Center repertoire, including Stanton Welch‚Äôs Something and Isn‚Äôt it a Pity? from Within You Without You: A Tribute to George Harrison, the pas de six through the Can-Can dance from Antony Tudor‚Äôs Offenbach in the Underworld and the Diana and Acteon Pas de Deux.
All seats for ABTKids are priced at $15 and may 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.
Reckson Associates is the Principal Corporate Sponsor of ABTKids. ABTKids is generously sponsored by the MetLife Foundation. Additional funding has been provided by the Lila Wallace – Reader’s Digest Fund.
Complete casting follows:
AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE
City Center – ABTKids
Sat., Oct. 26, 11:30 A.M. ABTKids
WITHIN WITHOUT YOU: A TRIBUTE TO GEORGE HARRISON
Something ‚Äì DeLuz;
Isn’t it a Pity? ‚Äì Boone, Butler, Goodman, Lopez, Meunier, Molina, Riccetto, Stappas, Thomas, Torres
DIANA AND ACTEON ‚Äì Liceica*, Saveliev
OFFENBACH IN THE UNDERWORLD ‚Äì Pas de Six through Can Can ‚Äì Abrera, Ananiashvili, E. Brown, Gomes, Lopez, Reyes