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2018 Fall Season

October 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm
David H. Koch Theater
New York, New York

Patrick Frenette, Tyler Maloney, Calvin Royal III. Photo: Marty Sohl.

2018 Fall Season

Every fall, join American Ballet Theatre at the David H. Koch Theater for two weeks of mixed repertory ballet performances, featuring classic choreography, groundbreaking World Premieres and our world-class Company of dancers.

Running Time: 83 minutes

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Le Jeune

Choreography by Lauren Lovette
Music by Eric Whitacre (Equus)
Costume Concept by Lauren Lovette

Running Time: 10 minutes

Choreographed by Lauren Lovette and performed by ABT Studio Company, Le Jeune is a celebration of the exuberance of youth. The dancers in this high-energy ballet channel idealism and discover their own vitality.

The Nutcracker pas de deux

Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky
Scenery and Costumes by Richard Hudson
Lighting by Jennifer Tipton

Running Time: 12 minutes

The grand pas de deux from Act II of Alexei Ratmansky’s The Nutcracker.

Fancy Free

Choreography by Jerome Robbins
Staged by Jean-Pierre Frohlich
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Scenery by Oliver Smith
Costumes by Kermit Love
Revival Lighting by Jennifer Tipton

Running Time: 31 minutes

The first ballet Jerome Robbins ever choreographed, Fancy Free is an American classic. While a young dancer at American Ballet Theatre, Robbins collaborated with Leonard Bernstein to create a narrative ballet that was an instant success. This playful tale of three sailors on leave in New York City inspired the hugely successful musical On The Town.