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ABT Studio Company Spring Festival

Kyra Coco and Kotomi Yamada in Scurry Night. Photo: Erin Baiano.

ABT Studio Company Spring Festival

Filmed in the Spring of 2021 at Kaatsbaan Cultural Park in Tivoli, New York, this two-night virtual event highlights ABT Studio Company’s commitment to cultivating both innovative new choreography and a promising new generation of dancers.

The ABT Studio Company Spring Festival premieres on June 2 and 3 at 7:00pm ET on ABT’s YouTube Channel and will remain available until July 3.

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021
7:00 P.M.

Act I

Flames of Paris Pas de Deux
Choreography after Vasily Vainonen
Music by Boris Asafyev

Seven Sonatas (Excerpt)
Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky
Music by Domenico Scarlatti

Advice to the Young

Choreography and Editing by Emily Kikta and Peter Walker
Music by Twiceyoung
Voiceover: “Patti Smith Interview: Advice to the Young”


Choreography by Yannick Lebrun
Music by Mpho Sebina

Kermesse in Bruges Pas de Deux
Choreography after August Bournonville
Music by Holger Simon Paulli

Scurry Night

Choreography by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
Music by Ara Malikian and Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Thursday, June 3, 2021
7:00 P.M.

Act II

Known By Heart Duet
© Choreography by Twyla Tharp
Music by Donald Knaack

Airs (Excerpt)
Choreography by Paul Taylor
Music by George Frederic Handel

Swan Lake Act II (Odette Variation)
Choreography by Kevin McKenzie, after Lev Ivanov
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake Act I (Pas de Trois)
Choreography by Kevin McKenzie, after Marius Petipa
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky

Children’s Songs Dance
Choreography by Jessica Lang
Music by Chick Corea

SunMi Park and Cy Doherty in Seven Sonatas. Photo: Erin Baiano.

ABT Studio Company

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company seeks to develop the next generation of ballet dancers, choreographers, and audiences.

The central mission of ABT Studio Company is to prepare its dancers of exceptional potential (ages 17-21) for careers in American Ballet Theatre’s main Company or other leading ballet companies worldwide. ABT Studio Company serves as the crucial vehicle for transitioning from student to professional performer. Nearly 80% of current American Ballet Theatre dancers are alumni of ABT Studio Company, including twelve Principal Dancers and seven Soloists.

Each season, ABT Studio Company commissions emerging and/or established choreographers to create new works on Studio Company dancers, serving as a platform for new choreography.

ABT Studio Company engages the broadest possible ballet audience by performing classical, neoclassical and contemporary repertoire in a range of venues around the globe.

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