May 24, 2004
AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE'S ABTKIDS TO PRESENT RAYMONDA JUNE 5 AT 11:30 AM
Angelina Ballerina to Make Her First Onstage Appearance With ABT
American Ballet Theatre will present ABTKids at the Metropolitan Opera House on Saturday, June 5 at 11:30 AM. The hour-long program for children and their families is designed to expand understanding of ballet in an enjoyable setting.
Narrated by former ABT Soloist Sandra Brown, ABTKids will feature a special abridged version of ABT’s all-new production of Raymonda, performed by ABT’s star dancers. In addition, special guest Angelina Ballerina will greet the audience at ABTKids in her very first onstage appearance with ABT.
All tickets for ABTKids are $18 and are available at the Metropolitan Opera House box office or by calling 212-362-6000. The Metropolitan Opera House is located at Broadway and 65th Street in New York City.
Countrywide Financial is the National Sponsor of American Ballet Theatre and Cole Haan is a Leading Benefactor. Graff Jewelers is the sponsor of the 2004 Metropolitan Opera House season. Reckson Associates is the Official Sponsor of ABTKids. ABT’s 2004 spring season is also made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts.