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ABT Studio Company: Spring Moves

NYU Skirball
New York, New York

Hope Boykin's For What Is It All Worth?. Photo: Avery Brunkus.
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ABT Studio Company: Spring Moves

ABT Studio Company presents a richly varied program of classical, neoclassical, and original ballets. The performances will feature New York City premieres of original commissions from Hope Boykin, Rena Butler, Sung Woo Han, Emily Kikta, Jessica Lang, Yannick Lebrun, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, and more. Repertoire also includes such favorites as Grand Pas Classique, George Balanchine’s Stars and Stripes pas de deux, Twyla Tharp’s Known By Heart Duet, and more.

Friday, May 20, 7:30pm
Saturday, May 21, 7:30pm

NYU Skirball
566 LaGuardia Place
(Between West 3rd and West 4th Street)
New York, New York

Tickets
$49 (center orchestra), $39 (side orchestra, parterre, balcony)
Students $25 (Only available in person at the box office with a valid student ID.)

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NYU COVID-19 Precautions
Please note: by reserving tickets, you agree to these terms.

New York University’s COVID-19 precautions for audience members at NYU Skirball

  • Audience members must be 12 years of age or older to enter the theater.
  • Audience members must show a valid government-issued photo ID (children under 18 can provide non-government identification).
  • All audience members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a COVID-19 booster shot (if eligible for the booster based on CDC criteria).
  • All audience members will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated and boosted (if eligible), with an FDA-authorized or WHO-listed vaccine.  Documentation must include:
    • Name
    • Birthdate
    • Dates of doses
    • Vaccine manufacture
    • Documentation is in English
  • All audience members must wear a well-fitted mask at all times.
    • Allowable masks: disposable masks (surgical or medical procedure masks), KN95 masks, KF94 masks, N95 masks are allowable.
    • Masks that are not allowable: masks with one-way valves or vents; bandanas, scarves, and face covering made with other repurposed clothing items; cloth masks, unless being used as a second layer over a disposable mask.

 

PLEASE NOTE: By reserving tickets, you agree to these terms.

Friday, May 20, 2022
7:30 P.M.

Stars and Stripes pas de deux
Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by John Philip Sousa

NEW YORK CITY PREMIERE
Children’s Songs Dance
Choreography by Jessica Lang
Music by Chick Corea

The Dying Swan
Choreography after Mikhail Fokine
Music by Camille Saint-Saëns

WORLD PREMIERE
Notes and Letters

Choreography by Emily Kikta
Music by Leoš Janáček

Gopak (Variation)
Choreography after Rostislav Zakharov
Music by Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi

NEW YORK CITY PREMIERE
Late Registration

Choreography by Rena Butler
Music by Daryl Hoffman

NEW YORK CITY PREMIERE
Scurry Night

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

Grand Pas Classique
Choreography after Victor Gsovsky
Music by Daniel-Francois Auber

NEW YORK CITY PREMIERE
Lora

Choreography by Yannick Lebrun
Music by Mpho Sebina

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

NEW YORK CITY PREMIERE
For What Is It All Worth?
Choreography by Hope Boykin
Music by Stephen Stills, Bill Laurance, Voices of East Harlem, and Billy Porter, with original spoken word by Hope Boykin

 

Saturday, May 21, 2022
7:30 P.M.

Stars and Stripes pas de deux
Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by John Philip Sousa

NEW YORK CITY PREMIERE
Children’s Songs Dance
Choreography by Jessica Lang
Music by Chick Corea

The Dying Swan
Choreography after Mikhail Fokine
Music by Camille Saint-Saëns

WORLD PREMIERE
Notes and Letters

Choreography by Emily Kikta
Music by Leoš Janáček

Gopak (Variation)
Choreography after Rostislav Zakharov
Music by Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi

NEW YORK CITY PREMIERE
Late Registration

Choreography by Rena Butler
Music by Daryl Hoffman

NEW YORK CITY PREMIERE
Beyond Belief

Choreography by Sung Woo Han
Music by Sergei Rachmaninoff

Grand Pas Classique
Choreography after Victor Gsovsky
Music by Daniel-Francois Auber

NEW YORK CITY PREMIERE
Lora

Choreography by Yannick Lebrun
Music by Mpho Sebina

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

NEW YORK CITY PREMIERE
For What Is It All Worth?
Choreography by Hope Boykin
Music by Stephen Stills, Bill Laurance, Voices of East Harlem, and Billy Porter, with original spoken word by Hope Boykin

SunMi Park and Tristan Brosnan in Jessica Lang's Children's Songs Dance. Photo: Erin Baiano.
SunMi Park and Tristan Brosnan in Jessica Lang's Children's Songs Dance. 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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Upcoming Performances

May 20, 2022
7:30 pm
New York, New York
NYU Skirball
May 21, 2022
7:30 pm
New York, New York
NYU Skirball