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October 26, 2021

During American Ballet Theatre’s 2021 Fall season, two special Pride Nights will be held on Wednesday, October 27 at 7:30pm and on Saturday, October 30 at 8:00pm in honor of Christopher Rudd’s Touché, a male pas de deux included in ABT’s “Rhythm and Rapture” program.

Spotlight: James Whiteside

On Saturday, October 30, 2021, Principal Dancer James Whiteside joins the Pride Night panel!

Learn more about James in his new book, Center Center, a daring, joyous, and inspiring memoir-in-essays from the ABT Principal Dancer who’s redefining what it means to be a man in ballet. This collection is an exuberant behind-the-scenes tour of James’ life, both on- and offstage.

“James Whiteside is an electrifying performer, an incredible athlete, and an artist, through and through. To know James is to love him; with Center Center, you are about to fall in love.” – Jennifer Garner