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ABT Studio Company Winter Festival


Photo: Avery Brunkus.

ABT Studio Company Winter Festival

Filmed in the Fall of 2020 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.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021
7:00 P.M.

Act I

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

The Leaves Are Fading (First Pas de Deux)
Choreography by Antony Tudor
Music by Antonín Dvořák

Escapades
Choreography by Amy Hall Garner
Music by Ezio Bosso and Guy Sigsworth

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

WORLD PREMIERE
La Follia Variations

Choreography by Lauren Lovette
Music by Francesco Geminiani

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
7:00 P.M.

Act II

Class Concert
Choreography by Sascha Radetsky
Music arranged and performed by Michael Scales

Le Corsaire (Suite)
Choreography after Marius Petipa
Music by Adolphe Adam

Grey Verses
Choreography by Brendan Saye
Music by Claude Debussy, John Corigliano, and Sergei Rachmaninoff

WORLD 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

Elisabeth Beyer, Elwince Magbitang, and Jake Roxander in the Le Corsaire Suite. Photo: Avery Brunkus.

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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Schedule

February 9, 2021
7:00 pm
Act I
February 10, 2021
7:00 pm
Act II